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University of Southampton

City Campus By the sea

Ucas code: S27

The University of Southampton is a place of transformation. Through education and research, innovation and enterprise, we unlock creative potential and provide opportunities that transform the lives of our students, our community, society and the economy. Did you know...Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, is Chair of Computer Science here.
Source:University of Southampton Students' Union
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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 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

69%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

71%

MED

Sporty

70%

MED

Creative

63%

MED

Political

51%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% MED
Student satisfaction score 78% MED
Average graduate salary £21k MED

Number of students

24,875

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

70%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

7%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

47%

of students are male

Young / Mature

10%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

29%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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