Southampton Solent University

Southampton | South East England

Sporty Creative City By the sea

Ucas code: S30

We're a dynamic new university dedicated to academic excellence, social justice and the integration of theory and practice. Real world experience is built into innovative courses in business, technology, art and design, media production, maritime, the creative industries and sport. We have strong roots in Southampton and the region, working closely with the community and employers.
Source:Solent Students' Union (Southampton Solent)

What students say about this university

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    • The upside

      using industry examples and activities

      2012, 2nd year, Business & Administrative Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The upside

      student support is good if needed by students

      2012, 3rd year, Tourism Management

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    • Everyday expenses

      Its not had to manage your costs, you easily do it by; putting your rent money aside or in a separate account then doing the...

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      2013, 1st year

      Everyday expenses

      Its not had to manage your costs, you easily do it by; putting your rent money aside or in a separate account then doing the same to the rest of your money, such as dividing it for different things like; food/drink, going out and possible travel money that kind of thing and keeping on top of all your costs and how much you are spending on different thing, you can look for food bargains and have a food

      2013, 1st year

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    • Facilities

      There is always space for improvement.

      2012, 3rd year, Computer Science

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    • The upside

      The personal contact from tutors and lectures on my learning

      2012, 1st year, Physical Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The downside

      more electronics in sound engineering clases

      2013, 1st year, Maritime Technology Not Elsewhere Classified

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 12,500 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Varied union activities

67%

MED

Creative

81%

HIGH

Sporty

79%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 91% LOW
Average graduate salary £18k MED
Student score 78% MED

Overall student satisfaction

82%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

11,725

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

96%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

14%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

41%

of students are female

Young / Mature

15%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

13%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

65%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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