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Student Accommodation

  • Accommodation for student residences is guaranteed for all 1st year applications made by the relevant deadline.
  • University accommodation is also available to 2nd and 3rd year full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students. 
  • The modern student residences are within easy walking distance of the main campus, with 6 halls offering a range of single study bedrooms including en-suite, on a self-catering basis. Communal areas, laundry and parking facilities are available at all residences. Rents include all utility costs, up to 50Mbs Wi-Fi access in all study bedrooms and communal areas, and personal possessions insurance.

Accommodation Costs

East Park Terrace

Number of university/college beds 2,411
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £4,617–£5,364
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £4,056–£4,784

Living Here

  • City Population: 237,000
  • Student Population: 30,000
  • Southampton is known for its waterfront and maritime heritage. 
  • Located on the coast and near New Forest and other areas of outstanding natural beauty including the South Downs National Park, it is one of the UK's greenest cities. 
  • Southampton has plenty on offer and is close to other major UK cities including Portsmouth and Brighton. 

Getting Around

  • Southampton is a relatively small city and so getting around by foot and bicycle is possible.
  • Local bus services are good and affordable.
  • London is 78 miles away and 1 hour 15 minutes by train.
  • Southampton International Airport is to the north, with flights to domestic and European destinations.
  • Red Funnel Ferries provide a regular service from Southampton Town Quay to the Isle of Wight (Cowes).

Culture and Nightlife

  • Southampton has a number of dance venues and rock and alternative clubs. Homelands is hosted at Winchester to the north of the city. 
  • As with all UK destinations there is a wide range of traditional pubs and trendy bars.
  • Multiscreen cinemas are the Odeon at Leisureworld and UGC at Ocean Village. The Harbour Lights Picturehouse is the independent cinema showing films for more acquired tastes, while the university has its own Dolby-surround sound 3D cinema showing some of the latest blockbuster films.