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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

24,396

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

83%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

17%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

54%

of students are male

Young / Mature

16%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

16%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

568 comments (130 students)

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