We're always happy to show our love for our city. Discover some of the ways we're helping to improve the lives of our neighbours across Portsmouth and the wider region.
How we benefit the local economy
We employ over 2,700 staff, making us one of Portsmouth's largest employers, alongside the Royal Navy and Portsmouth NHS Trust.
This is what we did for the local economy
- Generated £658 million in the Solent region and £505 million in Portsmouth, adding £1.4 billion to the UK economy
- Supported 8,800 jobs in the Solent region and 7,130 jobs in Portsmouth
- Made a significant contribution to the tourism economy, adding £6 million value to the Portsmouth economy and £7 million in the Solent region, supporting more than 170 jobs
This is what our students added through spending, part-time and volunteering
- £132 million and supported 3,510 jobs in the Solent region
- £109 million and supported 2,900 jobs in Portsmouth
- Generated £1 million in the Portsmouth and Solent region through student volunteering
All statistics taken from BiGGAR Economics' University of Portsmouth report, December 2021