EXPLORE SOUTHAMPTON

BE AT THE CENTRE OF IT ALL

Vibrant nightlife, bustling culture, green spaces and park views, incredible choices for wellbeing and days of leisure.

Southampton is the city of NOW.

A VIBRANT CITY

With 30,000 students and rapid economic growth, it is an exciting time to live and study in Southampton.

02 Guildhall

A VIBRANT CITY

With 30,000 students and rapid economic growth, it is an exciting time to live and study in Southampton.

A GREEN CITY

Southampton was one of the first UK cities to introduce a Clean Air Zone, and the University of Southampton is a leading sustainability researcher.

Watts Park

A GREEN CITY

Southampton was one of the first UK cities to introduce a Clean Air Zone, and the University of Southampton is a leading sustainability researcher.

A CULTURAL CITY

Boasting a castle built by Henry VIII, a museum with items from The Titanic, and an iconic art gallery, Southampton has a captivating culture.

Seacity Museum

A CULTURAL CITY

Boasting a castle built by Henry VIII, a museum with items from The Titanic, and an iconic art gallery, Southampton has a captivating culture.

AN ACTIVE CITY

Always on the go, Southampton is home to some of the UK’s leading sports clubs and events, including major sailing competitions.

Southampton Sailing Club

AN ACTIVE CITY

Always on the go, Southampton is home to some of the UK’s leading sports clubs and events, including major sailing competitions.

A WELL LOCATED CITY

1.2 HOURS BY TRAIN TO LONDON
15 MINUTES BY TRAIN TO SOUTHAMPTON AIRPORT
30 MINUTES BY COACH TO NEW FOREST
1 HOUR BY FERRY TO ISLE OF WIGHT
45 MINUTES BY TRAIN TO PORTSMOUTH
Southampton Marina
Southampton Bargate

THE CITY

Southampton’s academic popularity has attracted a wide and diverse 30,000-strong student community in and around the city, with two high-quality universities from which to choose and a number of coveted colleges. This has created a vibrant and exciting place to live and study, with high streets packed with shoppers and a nightlife that has become the envy of the UK. For those looking to venture further afield, popular cities like London, Brighton and Bournemouth can be reached by train, while Southampton Airport and Southampton Port provide access to international destinations.

One of Great Britain’s top-five cities for economic growth, £1.6 billion has been spent on the area, including the new £70 million leisure complex ‘WestQuay’, boasting entertainment venues, eateries, luxury shops and cinemas. Be sure to take your NUS Card, as many discounts are available. In the daytime, Portswood High Street is a popular location for shopping and eating out and by night you are spoilt for choice.

Thanks to The Solent, water sports and sailing are hugely popular pastimes in Southampton with some of the country’s leading events held in the south every year.

THE CITY

Southampton’s academic popularity has attracted a wide and diverse 30,000-strong student community in and around the city, with two high-quality universities from which to choose and a number of coveted colleges. This has created a vibrant and exciting place to live and study, with high streets packed with shoppers and a nightlife that has become the envy of the UK.

For those looking to venture further a eld, popular cities like London, Brighton and Bournemouth can be reached by train, while Southampton Airport and Southampton Port provide access to international destinations.

One of Great Britain’s top- ve cities for economic growth, £1.6 billion has been spent on the area, including the new £70 million leisure complex ‘WestQuay’, boasting entertainment venues, eateries, luxury shops and cinemas. Be sure to take your NUS Card, as many discounts are available. In the daytime, Portswood High Street is a popular location for shopping and eating out and by night you are spoilt for choice.

Thanks to The Solent, water sports and sailing are hugely popular pastimes in Southampton with some of the country’s leading events held in the south every year.

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

The University of Southampton is a global centre of excellence in research and education. It has gained recognition for a number of pioneering achievements and impressive world rankings. With more than 20,000 full-time students, the university is renowned for being research-driven and grounded, with a strong grasp on the requirements of business and society.

16 MINUTES BY BUS
TO UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON

SOUTHAMPTON SOLENT UNIVERSITY

Southampton Solent University began life as a private School of Art in 1856. Incorporated as an independent higher education institution in 1989, mergers between Southampton College of Art, the College of Technology and the College of National Studies paved the way for what became Southampton Solent University in 2005. Since then, it has helped nearly 50,000 students reach their potential.

6 MINUTES WALK
TO SOLENT UNIVERSITY
University of Southampton
Solent University

A BUILDING LIKE NO OTHER

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PARENTS & GUARDIANS

Seeing your son or daughter leave for university is a landmark moment for you as well as them. Find out more about how they will be residing in a safe, secure environment that will enable them to enjoy their university experience.

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SAFE & SECURE

Your safety and wellbeing is our top priority, and we pride ourselves on delivering a first-class standard of security. On-site teams and CCTV surveillance offer additional reassurance.

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LOCATION

The NOW Building is situated in Southampton, with two leading universities just a matter of minutes away on foot. You are perfectly placed to enjoy all that Southampton has to offer.

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Seeing your son or daughter leave for university is a landmark moment for you as well as them. Find out more about how they will be residing in a safe, secure environment that will enable them to enjoy their university experience.

LEARN MORE

Your safety and wellbeing is our top priority, and we pride ourselves on delivering a first-class standard of security. On-site teams and CCTV surveillance offer additional reassurance.

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The NOW Building is situated in Southampton, with two leading universities just a matter of minutes away on foot. You are perfectly placed to enjoy all that Southampton has to offer.

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