Portsmouth is a great place to live, whatever you decide to study.

Whether you've chosen your course or you're still in two minds, let us show you why Portsmouth is the best place to spend your uni years. Discover what it's like to live and study in Portsmouth; the societies, sports teams and clubs you can join once you get here; the ways we support you while you study, and how we'll help you kickstart your career after graduation. 

And don't just take our word for it: read our 5 great reasons to choose us, and hear what recent graduates have to say about student life in Portsmouth.

Student life 

Portsmouth is a student-friendly city, with plenty to do and lots to see. Find out about life in the city, what the student union does and why it's an important part of your uni life, and explore hundreds of clubs, societies and sports teams you can join – from archery, breakdancing and stand-up comedy, to Quidditch, rugby and salsa dancing.

Your wellbeing and career

We're here to help you excel in your life, studies and career. We're number 1 in the UK for boosting graduate salaries thanks to our links with industry, our work placement support, and our excellent Careers and Employability service which you can access up to 5 years after you graduate. We also offer opportunities to our students to work and study overseas. And we give you personal support whatever you're going through. Find out more about the wellbeing and career support you'll get here. 

Teaching and facilities

Our teaching is TEF Gold-rated, and our lecturers are experts with experience in their chosen field. Our facilities, teaching spaces and real-life learning environments are exceptional, we've got great links and partnerships with industry, and learning and academic support on hand to help every student to achieve their potential. Find out more about our teaching and facilities here.