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


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

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



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Facts and Figures

Graduate employment 2016/17 graduates (UK PI)* – Employment (includes work and study): 93.9%

TEF Silver:
The Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) was introduced by Government to assess and recognise teaching excellence in higher education, in order to better inform students’ choices about what and where to study.

QS World University Rankings:
In January 2017 we became part of the QS World University Rankings. Launched in 2010, the rankings highlight over 900 of the top universities in the world and aim to help prospective students make informed comparisons of leading universities based on a number of comparative areas, including: teaching, employability, research, internationalisation, learning environment and facilities.

Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) regional PRide Community Relations award
In November 2017 Solent’s Showcase Gallery’s Small Faces Exhibition won the CIPR regional PRide Community Relations award. The exhibition saw over 7,000 postcard sized self-portraits drawn by people of all ages and walks of life – from 2 to 92 – and every submission was displayed.

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