Oguz Kaan Kısa · June 27, 2021
The University of Southampton is located on the coast of Southern England in the city of Southampton. The institution is a founding member of the Russell Group and the Worldwide Universities Network, both of which strive for academic and research excellence. While it is in the top 1% of universities worldwide, it is also ranked 87th in international rankings.
The University of Southampton is well-known for its research. According to the most recent Research Excellence Framework, it is the only UK institution with an engineering faculty that has received the top rating (5*) in all fields. As a result, it is widely regarded as the top engineering school in the country.
Southampton values multidisciplinary collaboration and industrial partnership as one of its priorities. As a result, Southampton is frequently invited by name from the business sector to the university's professional activities. Southampton Career Center, on the other hand, provides free career counseling to all students for the first three years following graduation.
Starting in January and September, the University of Southampton provides free pick-up service for all foreign students from Heathrow and Gatwick airports. The Support Service is available to foreign students throughout the semester if they require assistance. Furthermore, the institution has an English Language Education Unit and social events that run throughout the semester.
Ranked #20 in the Times University Guide 2020
Ranked #24 in the Guardian University Guide 2020
90th in the QS World University Rankings 2021.
It is ranked 122nd in the Times Higher Education World Rankings 2020.
Southampton University is one of the top 30 universities in the country for graduate beginning salary. It was placed 17th among universities where businesses seek graduates in 2014/15. Within six months of graduation, 94 percent of Southampton students from the 2013/14 school year were either working or pursuing further education.
Southampton was placed 8th in the UK for research intensity and 11th for research volume and quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. More than 97 percent of the University's research has been categorized as "world-leading" or "internationally excellent."
All overseas students at the University of Southampton are guaranteed a two-year university dormitory stay. Around Southampton and Winchester, a total of 3000 rooms are offered in 20 different lodging alternatives. It might be a private bathroom, a regular room, a dining room, or a communal room. Southampton Accommodation Service sends out newsletters with the most up-to-date housing choices and pricing on a regular basis to keep students informed.
Southampton is just 1 hour from London and offers a vibrant and dynamic lifestyle. Traveling to other European cities, on the other hand, is quite simple. It's close to tourist destinations including Winchester, Salisbury, and Bournemouth, as well as the New Forest and Stonehenge. The city is also home to England's hottest climatic area.
The city was formerly known as the "Gateway to the World," and it is still an important international port city today. Many important international events are held in the city, including yacht races such as the Volvo Ocean Race and the BT Global Challenge Round-the-World. The city has a population of around 220,000 people. Students account for 41,000 of them.