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Solent University

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Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0YN

OVERVIEW

Southampton Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions.

They’re focused on the practical side of higher education – giving students the connections, experience and confidence to turn their newfound knowledge into a career with real, meaningful impact. Whoever you are, whatever your goals, they want to help you make your mark.

Solent is dedicated to the pursuit of university education that enables learners from all backgrounds to become enterprising citizens and responsible leaders. They are committed to promoting economic and social prosperity for the communities they serve.

Put simply - they want Solent graduates to be the passionate, creative professionals of the future, bringing expertise and energy into their communities and workplaces.

Solent has been a university since July 2005, but it has a long and complex educational history.  Incorporated as an independent higher education institution in 1989, the University's origins can be traced back to a private School of Art founded in 1856. Mergers between Southampton College of Art, the College of Technology and the College of Nautical Studies at Warsash laid the foundations for what is now Southampton Solent University.

Since becoming a university, Southampton Solent has helped nearly fifty thousand students from all walks of life to make the most of their potential. Guided by three Vice-Chancellors in turn, the University has changed dramatically over the past ten years – from campus improvements to the latest state-of-the-art facilities.

ACCOMMODATION

Being a University student is about more than just the things you study or the qualifications you earn. You’ll be making friends, having fun and experiencing life as part of Southampton’s 30,000-strong student community. Solent's campus (and six halls of residence) can all be found in the heart of the city, so you'll never be far from the things that make life in Southampton great.

Southampton is a city with something for everyone. Beautiful city centre parks, an electric night-time economy and a thriving arts and music scene all meet to offer residents something truly unique.

Moving away from West Quay (one of the UK’s largest shopping centres) and towards the waterfront, you’ll find a hub of independent eateries, venues and stores. At the other end of the city is Bedford Place, the centre of the city’s night-life and home to a huge range of pubs and clubs.

There’s plenty going on there on campus too. The Students’ Union is complemented by fitness facilities, a student-run cinema and a range of other leisure venues. Spend downtime between lectures relaxing in our cafés or step out of the front reception directly in one the city’s five parks.

Student accommodation is more than just a roof over your head – the place you live can have a real impact on how well you settle into university life. With six halls of residence and established links with the private rental sector, dedicated accommodation service are here to make sure that every Solent student is happy and safe within their home.

Solent’s six student residences cater to a range of requirements and are great places to work, relax and meet new friends. The majority of University-owned accommodation is reserved for first-year students, but there are also provisions for returning students, postgraduates, officer cadets and summer students.

Those who would be more comfortable renting in the private sector are encouraged to use the Southampton Accreditation Scheme for Student Housing (SASSH). This scheme, a collaboration between the two local universities, helps ensure that any property you rent is safe and secure.

LIVING EXPENSES

It is very difficult to estimate an individual's living costs as we all have different lifestyle requirements and spending habits.

However, as a general guideline Southampton Solent University has provide you with an estimate of average costs for accommodation and living expenses for a single student over a 40 week period.

Please note that the following estimate does not include the tuition fees and the costs of trips from and to your home country. Also bear in mind that your tuition fees are subject to increase year on year and you should make provision for any rise in costs.

  • Rent at average of £90/week (incl. utility bills - heating, electricity, water): £3,600 
  • Food at average of £30/week: £1,200 
  • Books and other material: £400 
  • Leisure/social (entertainment, going out) at average of £40/week: £1,600 
  • Other general expenses (phone, washing, clothing): £1,200 
  • Total average estimated costs : £8,000 

OVERVIEW

Southampton Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions.

They’re focused on the practical side of higher education – giving students the connections, experience and confidence to turn their newfound knowledge into a career with real, meaningful impact. Whoever you are, whatever your goals, they want to help you make your mark.

Solent is dedicated to the pursuit of university education that enables learners from all backgrounds to become enterprising citizens and responsible leaders. They are committed to promoting economic and social prosperity for the communities they serve.

Put simply - they want Solent graduates to be the passionate, creative professionals of the future, bringing expertise and energy into their communities and workplaces.

Solent has been a university since July 2005, but it has a long and complex educational history.  Incorporated as an independent higher education institution in 1989, the University's origins can be traced back to a private School of Art founded in 1856. Mergers between Southampton College of Art, the College of Technology and the College of Nautical Studies at Warsash laid the foundations for what is now Southampton Solent University.

Since becoming a university, Southampton Solent has helped nearly fifty thousand students from all walks of life to make the most of their potential. Guided by three Vice-Chancellors in turn, the University has changed dramatically over the past ten years – from campus improvements to the latest state-of-the-art facilities.

ACCOMMODATION

Being a University student is about more than just the things you study or the qualifications you earn. You’ll be making friends, having fun and experiencing life as part of Southampton’s 30,000-strong student community. Solent's campus (and six halls of residence) can all be found in the heart of the city, so you'll never be far from the things that make life in Southampton great.

Southampton is a city with something for everyone. Beautiful city centre parks, an electric night-time economy and a thriving arts and music scene all meet to offer residents something truly unique.

Moving away from West Quay (one of the UK’s largest shopping centres) and towards the waterfront, you’ll find a hub of independent eateries, venues and stores. At the other end of the city is Bedford Place, the centre of the city’s night-life and home to a huge range of pubs and clubs.

There’s plenty going on there on campus too. The Students’ Union is complemented by fitness facilities, a student-run cinema and a range of other leisure venues. Spend downtime between lectures relaxing in our cafés or step out of the front reception directly in one the city’s five parks.

Student accommodation is more than just a roof over your head – the place you live can have a real impact on how well you settle into university life. With six halls of residence and established links with the private rental sector, dedicated accommodation service are here to make sure that every Solent student is happy and safe within their home.

Solent’s six student residences cater to a range of requirements and are great places to work, relax and meet new friends. The majority of University-owned accommodation is reserved for first-year students, but there are also provisions for returning students, postgraduates, officer cadets and summer students.

Those who would be more comfortable renting in the private sector are encouraged to use the Southampton Accreditation Scheme for Student Housing (SASSH). This scheme, a collaboration between the two local universities, helps ensure that any property you rent is safe and secure.

LIVING EXPENSES

It is very difficult to estimate an individual's living costs as we all have different lifestyle requirements and spending habits.

However, as a general guideline Southampton Solent University has provide you with an estimate of average costs for accommodation and living expenses for a single student over a 40 week period.

Please note that the following estimate does not include the tuition fees and the costs of trips from and to your home country. Also bear in mind that your tuition fees are subject to increase year on year and you should make provision for any rise in costs.

  • Rent at average of £90/week (incl. utility bills - heating, electricity, water): £3,600 
  • Food at average of £30/week: £1,200 
  • Books and other material: £400 
  • Leisure/social (entertainment, going out) at average of £40/week: £1,600 
  • Other general expenses (phone, washing, clothing): £1,200 
  • Total average estimated costs : £8,000 

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