University of Portsmouth


Congratulations on achieving your place at the University of Portsmouth.

To become a student at the University of Portsmouth you need to register on to your course. This entails completing the registration form and producing original personal identification (ID) at the start of your course. You must complete the online registration form before you arrive here in Portsmouth at the start of term, or before your course start date.

To complete the online processes please follow these steps:

Your computer account

Go to to get your University computer username and password. You will be asked for your student ID number and your date of birth.

Register on your course

Go to to complete the form.

Apply for your student card

Go to and upload a jpeg passport-sized photo of yourself to create your University student card. You will need this card to access University buildings and services.

That’s it!

Now you can check your Google mail for confirmation that you have successfully submitted the registration form and the student card application form. Log in to Google via

We'll check your ID once you arrive at Portsmouth, so make sure you bring your passport or driving licence with photograph. Off-campus students will be requested to email ID to your department/school.

If you have any technical queries, contact the Service Desk on 023 9284 7777 or email for assistance.