Portsmouth is a great place to live and study. Here’s the proof.

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Your best begins on a vibrant island city, in one of the most affordable places to live. Where flexible study is built around your needs. With outstanding personal support and industry links.

At Portsmouth, you’ll find everything you need to get the best from your degree and your future: whatever best means to you. If you’re thinking about choosing us, here’s everything you need to know.

Watch: Reasons to choose Portsmouth

Discover life as a student in Portsmouth

There’s no need to think about anywhere else, your home is here in Portsmouth.

5 reasons to choose us

1. Great transport links

Our city-based uni is on the sunny South East of England. Just a 90 minute train ride from London.

2. A beautiful city, on your doorstep

The city is unique because we’re home to beautiful beaches, green space, artistic hotspots, arts, culture and a rocking nightlife.

3. Support, when you need it

There’s academic and personal support throughout your studies so you can make this experience count.

4. Your money goes a long way

The Natwest Student Living Index put us in the top 10 most affordable cities for students. And we’ve got some great scholarships and bursaries to help you fund your studies.

5. Earn more

We're Number 1 in the UK for boosting graduate salaries (The Economist, 2017). So whatever career you've got your eye on, we’ll give you the best chance of getting it.

Discover Portsmouth

Reasons why we chose Portsmouth

Hear from our student ambassadors on why they chose to study at Portsmouth.

Studying at Portsmouth

Your new home

Hear from some of our undergraduate students and discover why they chose to study at the University of Portsmouth.

When you're ready to start going places, you'll find a warm welcome at Portsmouth. Take a look at undergrad life at the University of Portsmouth with our virtual experience

And book your place to explore the city and the University at one of our upcoming Open Days or campus tours.