University of Portsmouth

United Kingdom

About the University

The University of Portsmouth is located on the south coast of England, approximately 120km southwest of London. It is a large and diverse institution with a strong proportion of international students. 

Most Bachelor's degrees include a one-year paid internship and Portsmouth is known for being a modern, multi-disciplinary university which offers practical courses at undergraduate. It has a strong reputation for its links with marine research and its partnership with the UK Navy.



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Campus Life

The university has on-campus accommodation that is guaranteed to undergraduate students in the first year. All of the halls are in the centre of the city and a easy walk from campus, with the majority of rooms being en-suite and all being single occupancy. Most halls are self-catered.

The University of Portsmouth have invested in their facilities and students can benefit from use of the on-campus laboratories, libraries and study spaces. 

They are also currently investing over £400 million in their Estates Masterplan which features refurbishments, redevelopments and new buildings across the campus and Portsmouth. 

Student life

The University of Portsmouth encourage students to be a part of their local communities through the range of clubs, societies and sports available. An easy to explore city, with over 4 miles of beaches and everything within walking distance, the campus is central and accessible. 


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25515 Students
25515 Students

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