Solent University

With a population of around 11,000 staff and students, Solent University offers over 200 qualifications, from HNDs to PhDs, in areas including business, sport, technology, and the creative industries, and is home to one of the world’s leading maritime schools. Every year we are joined by around 10,000 additional students on short professional courses.

We work closely with businesses to develop courses, deliver apprenticeships, professional development and training that are tailored to industry needs – ensuring our graduates are precisely what employers are looking for. Highly skilled, highly motivated professionals who are ready to jump straight in.

· Home to world-leading research in communication, cultural and media studies, and art and design (REF, 2014)

· Highly rated for teaching, inclusivity, facilities and student employability (QS World University Rankings, 2017)

· Awarded TEF Silver in recognition of the University’s excellent teaching (OfS, 2018)

· 12th out of 124 in the country for boosting graduate earnings (The Economist, based on LEO data, 2015/16)

· In the top 10 UK institutions for number of graduate start-ups created, two years running (HE-BCI, 2016/17)

· Winner of the Times Higher Education ‘Most Improved Student Experience’ Award 2015.


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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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