The University of Southampton is ranked in the Top 100 universities in globally (QS World University Rankings 2019), and sits amongst the Top 20 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide 2019). Renowned for a high standard of teaching and research that tackles important societal issues, the institution was ranked eighth in the UK for research intensity by the most recent Research Excellence Framework.
Holding a multi award-winning careers service, the University of Southampton extensively supports its students in their pursuit of the dream job. In fact, it offers more than 400 different internship opportunities every year and is ranked among the top 150 universities worldwide for employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017).
The University of Southampton takes great pride in offering a diverse campus for its students. Of the 24,800 studying at the institution, a huge 30% are from some 135 countries outside the UK – meaning that international students will meet a diverse range of peers.
The university provides a dedicated Academic Centre for International Students (ACIS) and even offers a meet and greet service at the airport, welcoming students from the moment they arrive in the UK.
With state-of-the-art facilities including an RJ Mitchell wind tunnel and an impressive 5 different libraries across the 7 campuses, students will have everything they need to excel in an ideal working environment. They will also work with the latest technology to then be in the best possible position when looking for a job in their chosen field. 84% of students stated that they were satisfied with the course quality on offer at Southampton (NSS 2017).