University of Southampton

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About the institution

The University of Southampton is a Russell Group university and prides itself on its high ranking for research quality. It conducts research into issues such as treatments for cancer and Alzheimer’s disease and sustainable power. It has around 23,000 students spread across seven campuses – five in Southampton, one in Winchester and a new campus in Malaysia. Its sports facilities include a dry ski slope and a watersports centre and the professional Nuffield Theatre is based on its main Highfield campus in Southampton.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
24,038
Male UG students: 
47%
Female UG students: 
53%
Full-time students: 
97%
Under 21 on entry: 
84%
International: 
17%
Undergraduate: 
67%
Student-staff ratio: 
12.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
410.7

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 22%
2.1: 54%
2.2: 13%
Pass: 5%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

90%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
57%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
22,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
S27
Highfield Southampton Southampton
Postcode: 
SO17 1BJ
Telephone number: 
023 8059 5000

Guardian university guide rank

16

out of 119

Times university guide rank

21

out of 128


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