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.
Amazing places to eat, fantastic independent shops, great green spaces – everything you need to work, rest and play is waiting for you in Portsmouth.
There are plenty of great reasons to choose Portsmouth for your university adventure – here are some of the best.
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.
Take a look at where you'll stay when you study at Portsmouth, how much it'll cost, and what you'll get for your money – plus where to get housing support and how to get a guaranteed room in our halls.
9 out of 10 of our students are in work or further study after finishing their course (HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey conducted in 2018/19) – so when you study with us, you'll be ready to succeed in the workplace.
Find out about the guidance and support you'll get if you need a helping hand with academic life – or life in general – when you study with us at Portsmouth.
Studying with us is a great decision, but don't just take our word for it – read stories from our graduates about why they chose Portsmouth and how studying with us changed their lives.