Where talent is nurtured


Hampshire is home to some of the country’s most prestigious and active universities whose research programmes lie at the heart of some of the UK’s most valuable industry sectors.


University of Southampton

Within the global top 100 Universities, the University of Southampton distinguishes itself for its 40 academic schools, its cutting-edge research facilities, and specialist business support. It is a superlative research-intensive Russel Group University, with over 96% of its research being assessed as world-leading and internationally excellent (REF, 2014).

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Solent University

Solent University is a dynamic modern university, focused on creating opportunities for its students, as well as establishing partnerships to develop innovative projects.

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University of Portsmouth

Ranked in the top 25 universities in the UK and with an 88% student satisfaction rate, the University of Portsmouth stands out, not just in the UK but in the world, in innovation and research.

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University of Winchester

With a growing reputation for research excellence and 82 % of submitted research recognised internationally, the University of Winchester tackles global challenges.

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University Centre Farnborough

University Centre Farnborough is based at Farnborough College of Technology and teaches higher education courses awarded by the University of Surrey, University of Greenwich and Pearson.

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