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ONCAMPUS Southampton is based in the vibrant City of Southampton, within easy reach of the prestigious and pioneering University of Southampton. Ranked UK top 15 and global top 100*, the University of Southampton is a leading research-intensive university and a founding member of the Russell Group.

On successful completion of one of the undergraduate or master’s foundation programmes, international students have the opportunity to progress to a range of innovative programmes at the University of Southampton.

* (QS World University Rankings, 2025)

Why ONCAMPUS Southampton?

Top 100 Global University

(QS World University Rankings, 2025)

UK Top 15 University
(QS World University Rankings, 2025)

Located in Southampton, on the spectacular South Coast of England

  • A wide range of support services are available to students, including around the clock wellbeing support, sports facilities, library services and careers and employability support.
  • Southampton has been ranked the world's leading University Business Incubator (SETsquared ranked no. 1 by UBI Global) and provides a range of entrepreneurship and enterprise opportunities to students through initiatives such as FutureWorlds and the Social Impact Lab.
  • Southampton is a University Partner of The Alan Turing Institute, the UK's national institute for data science and artificial intelligence and the UK government has recognised the University as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research.
  • Southampton graduates are recruited by high-profile organisations such as Apple, Ernst & Young, IBM, the BBC and the NHS. University of Southampton graduates are also part of a global community of over 285,000 alumni.
  • Southampton is committed to improving sustainability and operating with a cleaner, greener and healthier approach, managing the impact on the planet through the internationally certified Environmental Management System.

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University of Southampton is internationally recognised for excellence in:

Business, Economics, Finance and Management

  • World top 50 and 10th in the UK for Statistics and Operational Research (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024).
  • Southampton Business School is accredited by prestigious international organisations including The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), Charted Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA) and Association of MBAs.
  • 33rd in the UK for Business (The Guardian University Guide 2024).
  • Access to Bloomberg terminals and world-class databases like WRDS, Datastream, FAME and Boardex, to analyse real-world financial data. 
  • Top 10 in the UK for Marketing (Complete University Guide, 2025).

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Ranked top 10 in the UK for Philosophy, and Linguistics (Guardian University Guide 2024, Complete University Guide 2025).
  • Digital humanities facilities allow you to study and research through cutting edge technology, like virtual reality, 3D scanners and printers and a 360 degree fully immersive audio-visual centre.
  • Criminology is ranked Top 12 in the UK (The Guardian University Guide 2024)
  • Our Law alumni work across prestigious Law Firms, Chambers, and leading companies in over 115 countries across the globe.
  • Ranked 11th in the UK for Music (Complete University Guide 2025).

Art and Design

  • Winchester School of Art is one of only a few specialist art schools in the Russell Group and is ranked 26th in the UK for Art & Design (Complete University Guide 2025).
  • Students will use our exceptional art studio space and facilities, including industry standard pattern-cutting equipment, an Interaction and Prototyping Laboratory (iLab), Shima Sheiki and Dubied knitting machines, a Mimaki printer and a TC2 loom.
  • An employability-focused curriculum is taught by lecturers who are experienced practitioners. There is a high level of industry exposure through networking, live briefs and internship opportunities, alongside employability-focused modules to help prepare students for their careers in the creative industries.
  • A range of industry partnerships and memberships include UKFT (UK Fashion & Textile Association), BFC (British Fashion Council), Women in Games, UKIE and the IDM (Institute for Data & Marketing).
  • Graduates have set up their own design labels, or work at prestigious brands across the globe including Selfridges, Saatchi & Saatchi, Alexander McQueen, Burberry, Oglivy & Mather, Evian, Dior, ActiVision, Harpers Bazaar, ASOS, Nike, and Apple.

Engineering and Physical Sciences

  • Southampton is the only UK university with in-house audiology and auditory implant services and our courses are taught by research-active clinical scientists, audiologists, speech therapists and cochlear implant specialists.
  • Engineering students benefit from using extensive specialist facilities like our high-resolution 3D imaging centre, wind tunnel complex, the largest towing tank in the UK, anechoic and reverberation chambers and our £48m National Infrastructure Laboratory.
  • Chemistry is ranked 4th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2024). Our Chemistry students will use our state of the art equipment in our new chemistry and chemical engineering laboratories.
  • Physics and Astronomy at Southampton is ranked 22nd in the UK (Complete University Guide 2025) and highest performing students could study abroad at CERN or the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Southampton has over 75 years’ experience in bringing electronics together with computer science. It is 3rd in the UK for Electrical and Electronic Engineering and 94% of Computer Science graduates go in to professional roles or further study (Guardian University Guide 2024).

Life Sciences

  • The University of Southampton is home to The National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS), one of the world’s largest centres devoted to research, teaching and technology in Earth and marine science.
  • Ranked in the global top 50 universities and 9th in the UK for Geology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024).
  • Biological Sciences is ranked 27th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2025).
  • Ranked 23rd in the UK for Psychology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024).
  • Geography is ranked 6th in the UK in (Guardian University Guide 2024).
  • Avenue Campus
  • Finance Suite
  • Highfield Campus - Building 100
  • Chemistry Students
  • Digital Humanities
  • The Philippa Kaye Library
  • Muse Coffee Shop
  • Westquay Shopping Centre
  • Winchester School of Art Campus

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