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

Coronavirus information for students

Things will be a little different in 2020/21. We've put new safety measures in place across campus and have plenty of guidance on how to stay safe and what to do if you or someone you live with comes into contact with coronavirus.

See our coronavirus information for students to find out what to expect when you get here.


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.

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