As a world-leading research-intensive university, the University of Southampton is renowned for their innovation and enterprise. Their degrees and courses enable students to develop critical thinking and independent learning skills that are essential for future leaders and decision makers. Many students also take work placements with blue-chip companies as part of a degree, with links being particularly strong in engineering and media.
The University of Southampton is ranked in the Top 100 universities globally (QS 2019) and sits and amongst the Top 20 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide 2019). Renowned for a high standard of teaching and research that tackles important societal issues, the institution was ranked eighth in the UK for research intensity by the most recent Research Excellence Framework.