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University of Portsmouth

Portsmouth | South East England

City By the sea

Ucas code: P80

The University of Portsmouth is a progressive and dynamic university with an outstanding reputation for innovative teaching and globally significant research and innovation. It was rated 'Gold' in the UK government's Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and was ranked in the top 150 under 50 in the world according to the Times Higher Education rankings. The University is also 25th in the Guardian’s 2019 league table and is ranked number one in the UK for boosting graduate salaries according to The Economist. The University's research and innovation culture is impacting lives today and in the future and addressing local, national and global challenges across science, technology, humanities, business and creative industries.
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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

72%

MED

Varied union activities

69%

MED

Sporty

68%

MED

Political

50%

MED

Creative

60%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 98% HIGH
Average graduate salary £21.2k MED
Student satisfaction score 79%

Number of students

25,515

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

83%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

27%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

54%

of students are male

Young / Mature

24%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

15%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

568 comments (130 students)
    • Scholarship

      due to my parents low income it was automatically applied by the university

      2018, 2nd year, Combined/General Subject Unspecified

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    • Accomodation

      I found the girls I was going to be living with and we looked online for houses before viewing a few

      2018, 1st year, Complementary Medicines, Therapies & Well Being

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    • Course

      Many consists of lectures, labs every fortnight. Content ranges not just for biochemistry but for all biological aspects....

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      2018, 2nd year, Cell Biology

      Course

      Many consists of lectures, labs every fortnight. Content ranges not just for biochemistry but for all biological aspects. Feedback on coursework varies between lectures

      2018, 2nd year, Cell Biology

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    • Course

      Sessions other than lectures can seem like a waste of time, i can get more out of that hour at home than at uni

      2018, 2nd year, Pure Mathematics

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    • Accomodation

      Live in southsea mix between students and non students. Near to few supermarkets and short walk from uni bus stop. 30 min walk...

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      2018, 2nd year, Financial Economics

      Accomodation

      Live in southsea mix between students and non students. Near to few supermarkets and short walk from uni bus stop. 30 min walk from uni. Just far away enough that you can get away and forget about uni and still close enough to commute easily. Like the area, feel safe, amenities near, would live here again

      2018, 2nd year, Financial Economics

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    • Accomodation

      Popular student area, close to uni, rent was ok, ensuites, on bus route, close to asda

      2018, 2nd year, Hospitality Management

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