Solent University

Offering more than 23,000 students over 200 qualifications ranging from HND to PhD, Solent University is dedicated to academic excellence, social justice and the integration of theory and practice.

We are an open, friendly and inclusive university, with strong local and international links that provide our students with the opportunities to build the practical, industry-relevant skills that employers are looking for.

Solent was also voted one of the most creative universities in the UK in the 2013 Which? University student poll, and we apply this creativity and passion to every one of our innovative courses – across subjects as wide-ranging as business and law, the creative industries, engineering and technology, maritime, media production, sport and tourism.

Employment and enterprise are also prominent themes at Solent, shaping our thinking and educational practice, and many of our courses include recognition and accreditation from professional bodies.


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Climate change: six positive news stories you probably missed in 2018

We asked climate researchers to peer through the smog and highlight some positive stories from 2018.
Hiptastic celebrations from the Colombian team. Robert Ghement/EPA

The pageantry, performance and publicity of goal celebrations

The 2014 World Cup has been a tournament of goals galore – and with every goal comes a celebration. We’re now used to displays of individual and team pageantry with goal celebrations and they can sometimes…
Phil Neville told to stick to his day job. Martin Rickett/PA

#WorldCup: tweeting football fans change nature of the game

Experiencing live football has never been so easy. And the enjoyment of following the action can now only be complete for many of us if we tune in to the global chorus of opinion that takes place on Twitter…
Running on their diets. Mike Egerton/PA

Chocolate milk, porridge and other World Cup diet secrets

You are what you eat. And in sports like football this is particularly true. Consuming the right or wrong foods and drinks can be the difference between winning and losing a match. It’s easy to think that…

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