University of Portsmouth

Why study here

The University of Portsmouth is a gold-rated (TEF) university for teaching excellence in an affordable city, where graduates go on to earn more than the sector average.

Top tips for Clearing

  1. Do your research Look at universities and courses on offer before you get your results. Consider course content, location, student satisfaction and work experience opportunities.
  2. Don’t wait until results day Get in touch today to talk through your options so you’re prepared when the big day comes.
  3. Take all the stress out Jump the queue by requesting a call back.


There are lots of accommodation options in Portsmouth within easy walking distance of campus. The university’s dedicated housing team will take you through the process and make sure you find a home that’s right for you. Call the Clearing hotline or email student.housing@port.ac.uk if you have any questions now.

Clearing success story

Dominic found a place at Portsmouth by going through Clearing – read about his experience.