Open Day at Southampton Solent UniversityWednesday 09 October 2013
Southampton Solent is one of the UK's newest universities, with more than 19,000 students, based at city centre and waterfront campuses. It continues to build on its strengths in the areas of creative arts, media, business, sport and maritime studies.
The University prides itself on providing exciting courses that offer real-life job opportunities. Working with key employers, it boasts some of the UK’s most sought after work experience placements. For example, its media students are a key part of the official Glastonbury festival filming team.
Maritime studies is also a particular strength, with courses in yacht design producing some of the most successful and influential designers in the industry. Unsurprisingly, the university excels in yachting – producing gold medal Olympians, BUSA winners, world champions and record-breaking solo sailors.
The University is a springboard for innovative entrepreneurs and has helped students set up their own businesses in areas ranging from tree surgery to web design.