The University of Portsmouth is a top 30 university for student satisfaction, and many of our courses have 100% satisfaction scores (NSS, 2020). When you study with us, you'll follow the footsteps of thousands of happy grads. Our teaching was rated 'Gold' by the Teaching Excellence Framework – that's the highest rating possible.
Our University is woven through the heart of the UK’s only island city, it is a bustling, easy-to-explore city with 4 miles of beaches and plenty of green spaces. Your money will stretch a long way in Portsmouth. We're 16th in the UK for affordability in the Natwest Student Living Index, which measures how far your money goes as a student.
We'll help you find work experience, placements and networking opportunities during your studies and you'll get careers support for up to 5 years after you graduate. We're Number 1 in the UK for boosting graduate salaries (The Economist, 2017) and our Careers and Employability Service was voted top 20 in the UK (Student Crowd, 2017). Whatever job you've got your eye on, we'll give you the best chance of getting it.
If you want to meet new people, you can get involved with one of more than 150 clubs and societies, or check out what's happening on campus each week — the Students' Union is the place to go.
Come to one of our Open Days on Wednesday 30 June, Saturday 3 July, Wednesday 22 September, Saturday 6 November or Saturday 4 December and get a taste for undergrad life in Portsmouth. We'll help you explore our island city, student life and the University.