Top 20 in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2021)
Situated in a warm and green city on the south coast of England, and just over an hour away from London, the University of Southampton offers a cosmopolitan and culturally diverse environment in which to study and live. The University has more than 24,600 students of which over 30% are from outside the UK representing more than 135 countries.
As a student, you will benefit from being taught by world-class academics at the cutting edge of their fields and who have close links to business and industry. To relax, you will have access to more than 300 clubs and societies, 13 cafes, bars and restaurants and a state-of-the-art £8.5million sports centre complex. There is easy access to halal food, international food supermarkets, a Muslim prayer room on campus and a mosque close to campus. The University of Southampton is ranked in the top 100 in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2021) and top 20 in the UK (The Complete University Guide, 2021). It is also ranked highly for employability - top 120 in the world’s best institutions for employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2019). Companies that have partnered or work with UoS include Amazon, Air Bus, Deloitte, IBM, PwC and Rolls-Royce. Southampton’s Careers and Employability team offer a wide range of support into employment including mentoring and internship programmes, careers fairs, interview skills workshops and work experience programmes.