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Top 10 reasons to choose the University of Portsmouth

1. A guaranteed room in halls

All new, full time undergraduates who make us their firm, first choice and meet the deadline are guaranteed a room in halls.

2. A great place to live

Portsmouth is an exciting island city with lots of culture, great entertainment choices and an eye on the future. It is also one of the Top 20 Most Affordable UK Cities for students (Natwest Student Living Index 2020).

3. 5 star top university

We achieved the full 5 star rating for excellence in the internationally recognised QS World University Rankings 2021.

4. You'll be career-ready

With courses informed by what employers are looking for, and an expert Careers and Employability Service, we’re dedicated to preparing you for the future.

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5. Our students like us

We are officially one of the Top 30 unis for Student Satisfaction in the UK, thanks to our students’ ratings in the 2020 National Student Survey.

6. Practical experience

We equip you with skills for the world of employment, using simulated learning environments like our replica courtroom, TV studio, and healthcare suite. Many courses also offer work placements and the chance to study abroad.

7. You'll make a difference

Want to help cure a disease, build better homes or understand a criminal’s mind? A degree is just the start of your journey at the University of Portsmouth – you’ll gain knowledge that actually makes a difference to people’s real lives.

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8. Dedicated help and guidance

Whatever support you need to help you achieve your goals, our friendly staff are on hand – from counsellors and chaplains, to housing officers, and finance and careers advisers.

9. Superb facilities

We are always improving and updating. Latest spends include a £9m media and performing arts space, a £12m centre to inspire a new generation of engineers, and a £57m sports facility, opening in autumn 2021, as part of our £400m plan for the future of our campus.

10. Passion for the planet

The environment is a key theme for our research at Portsmouth. Our University aims to be carbon positive by 2030. And through our Revolution Plastics initiative, we’ll help to create a more sustainable global economy. Asa student here, you can be active in making a better world possible.

Responding to Covid-19

As the situation changes, we constantly review the experience we offer students. Please check for the most up-to-date information on any changes we've made to courses and the student experience as a result of the pandemic.

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