Student Accommodation in Southampton

Southampton is home to more than 38,000 students studying at The University of Southampton and Southampton Solent University. It’s a vibrant city with a unique waterfront location and a diverse student population, most of whom choose to live close to the centre and Oxford Street. Recognised as the cultural, retail and commercial capital of the South of England, Southampton is a great place to shop, eat and socialise. It is also a great hub attracting 8,000 international students yearly who easily travel to and from Southampton by ferry or via its international airport.

Southampton has plenty to do and explore: several large shopping centres with all the big high-street brands, cultural attractions such as The Mayflower Theatre and 02 Guildhall, and sporting venues including St Mary’s stadium. With the city situated on the southern coast, you’ll enjoy beautiful views of the harbour in the city, with several places where you can explore Southampton’s rich history, including the state-of-the-art Sea City Museum, the Medieval Merchant’s House and Tudor House and the Solent Sky Museum.

Top 5 things to do in Southampton

  1. Pick your own Strawberries at Pickwell Farm
  2. Get lost shopping at Westquay Shopping Mall
  3. Have a themed Lord of the Rings cocktail at The Hobbit Pub
  4. Popular weekend hotspot is Mango No.5 Basement Bar
  5. Southampton Town Walls – take a walk along the old town walls

Universities in Southampton

University of Southampton

Address: University Rd, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 5000

Students: 24,875

Complete University Guide League Table: 20th

University of Southampton – Campuses: Highfield, Winchester, Avenue, Malaysia, Waterfront, Boldrewood and Southampton General Hospital

Fact: The university is a founding member of the Russell Group and the largest higher education institute in the South East

Southampton Solent University

Address: E Park Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0YN

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 3000

Students: 11,285

Complete University Guide League Table: 112th

Campuses: City and Warsash

Fact: The maritime courses at Southampton Solent have been ranked among the best in the world.