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A world-leading university, research-intensive, innovation-oriented, with a strong education offering.

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).

Driven by three supporting strategies – Education strategy, Research & Enterprise, International Strategy –, the University of Southampton aims at changing the world for the better, working closely with the industry, governments, and research institutions. By relying on four key principles – collegiality, quality, internationalisation, and sustainability – its impact can be witnessed on government policy, society, teaching, business.

The University of Southampton stands out for its specialist business incubator, designed specifically to help high-tech high-growth companies achieve their potential. Based at the Southampton’s Science Park, it has already helped over 30 SMEs succeeding. On a similar note, the University of Southampton is also member of the SETsquared partnership – an exceptional enterprise network composed by the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Exeter, and Surrey.

Go to the SetSquared Partnership website

Southampton University also boasts a variety of global partnerships with international businesses, industry, and other higher education institutions. A few examples are: EduCity@Iskandar Campus in Malaysia, Dalian Polytechnic University in China, etc.

Go to The University of Southampton Global Partnerships and Initiatives

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