Student Life

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What's student life in Portsmouth like?

Discover life as a student in Portsmouth and explore all our city has to offer – from where to go and what to see, to useful advice for settling in


We know when it comes to choosing a university, you'll look beyond our courses, rankings and facilities. Because when you choose a place to study, you're also picking a place to live, work and play.

Find out more about student life in Portsmouth – from where you'll stay, to the places you can go and things you can do once you're here – read the success stories of our recent grads, and get all the help and advice you need to make the right choice on where to study.

City Guide
Why Portsmouth?

Portsmouth features an array of fantastic local, independent businesses from art galleries, to bars, restaurants and delicatessens. Hear from local people and students on why they chose and love Portsmouth.

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