92% of its research is world leading or internationally excellent, which assessed the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. Over 97% of its research environment is world-leading or internationally excellent. The university is in the top 10% of UK universities and fourth in the Russell Group for impact demonstrating the real-world benefit of its research.
The National Student Survey found that 84.7% of Southampton students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. 84.5% of students were satisfied with the teaching on their course and 85.8% were satisfied with the learning resources provided by the University.
According to the QS World University Rankings, Southampton is in the top 50 globally for Nursing, Statistics & Operational Research and Geology. It is also in the top 100 for courses like Archeology, Earth & Marine Sciences, Geophysics, Medicine and Psychology.
94% of University of Southampton graduates enter employment or further study according to the 2020 Complete University Guide. Its Career Hub is an online platform which gives all students and graduates access to hundreds of online employability e-learning courses. It also offers an artificial intelligence-based CV review tool and interactive mock interview simulator with feedback from real employers. Graduates can access support like events, workshops, careers fairs, internships, mentoring and enterprise opportunities for up to a year after graduation. 1-2-1 guidance appointments are available for up to 5 years after graduation.