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University of Southampton

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University Rd, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

Overview

The University of Southampton is nestled within one of the greenest cities in England, with the New Forest, Isle of Wight and beaches of the south coast all close at hand. One of the UK’s top 10 retail destinations, a busy port and sailing centre, and one of the safest places to live in the UK, Southampton is a city that looks to the future with expectations and ambition.

University of Southampton is similarly forward-thinking institution that aspires to change the world for the better. It has been consistently ranked in the top 10 UK universities and it is among top one per cent of global universities (QS University World Rankings 2013-2014). University of Southampton belongs to the Russel Group universities that are committed to the highest levels of academic excellence in both teaching and research.  In line with this standing, the university has a truly international community, attracting the best academic staff from around the world, along with more than 2000 international students, from more than 100 countries. 

In the University of Southampton you will be taught by academics at the forefront of their fields and have opportunities to make an impact on a whole host of areas, from climate change to new treatments of disease during your studies. As well as being academically rigorous, many of their programmes offer opportunities such as field trips and exchanges, as well as industry placements to enhance your career potential.

Over 6,500 international students from more than 135 countries choose to study at the University of Southampton each year. In addition we have links with universities and partners around the world, making us a truly international institution.

We are pleased to welcome students from Turkey to the University each year. In 2016/17 we have 49 Turkish students studying with us. We also welcomed 4 Erasmus students from our Turkish partner institutions.

Expenses

Expenditure No. of weeks    Estimated weekly cost   Estimated yearly   cost
         Food             39                 £30 - £40          £1170 - £1560
         Toiletries             39                    £5                £195
         Course related costs                    £390
         Insurance                    £100
         Laundry             39                    £5                £195
        Social and sporting activities             39                    £36                £1440
        Mobile phone             39                    £6                £234
        TV license             52*                    £2.80                £145.50
        Internet             52*                    £6                £312
        Total estimated cost (excluding rent)             £4181 - £4571

*  Please note that you can apply for a refund of part of the TV Licence fee is it is not required for the whole year.  Check with Internet service providers terms and conditions of contracts.  Cost given is the average yearly charge.

Accommodation

We offer a wide variety of rooms in our halls of residence to suit every student’s needs and budget. From non-en suite self-catered rooms with a shared bathroom from £102 per week, to en suite rooms from £123 per week there is something for everyone. 

We also offer part-catered options with two hot meals provided every weekday, Monday to Friday as well as self contained studio flats for those who enjoy their own space. 

Halls location Number of Rooms weekly cost
Archers Road 417 £126.21
City Gateway 334 £150.36
City Gateway 14 £192.78
Glen Eyre 356 £164.01
Highfield Halls 43 £173.04
Wessex Lane 713 £104.93
Wessex Lane 175 £135.52
Wessex Lane 158 £145.88
Wessex Lane 108 £178.15
Erasmus Park 381 £133.14
Riverside Way 28 £188.27

 

Overview

The University of Southampton is nestled within one of the greenest cities in England, with the New Forest, Isle of Wight and beaches of the south coast all close at hand. One of the UK’s top 10 retail destinations, a busy port and sailing centre, and one of the safest places to live in the UK, Southampton is a city that looks to the future with expectations and ambition.

University of Southampton is similarly forward-thinking institution that aspires to change the world for the better. It has been consistently ranked in the top 10 UK universities and it is among top one per cent of global universities (QS University World Rankings 2013-2014). University of Southampton belongs to the Russel Group universities that are committed to the highest levels of academic excellence in both teaching and research.  In line with this standing, the university has a truly international community, attracting the best academic staff from around the world, along with more than 2000 international students, from more than 100 countries. 

In the University of Southampton you will be taught by academics at the forefront of their fields and have opportunities to make an impact on a whole host of areas, from climate change to new treatments of disease during your studies. As well as being academically rigorous, many of their programmes offer opportunities such as field trips and exchanges, as well as industry placements to enhance your career potential.

Over 6,500 international students from more than 135 countries choose to study at the University of Southampton each year. In addition we have links with universities and partners around the world, making us a truly international institution.

We are pleased to welcome students from Turkey to the University each year. In 2016/17 we have 49 Turkish students studying with us. We also welcomed 4 Erasmus students from our Turkish partner institutions.

Expenses

Expenditure No. of weeks    Estimated weekly cost   Estimated yearly   cost
         Food             39                 £30 - £40          £1170 - £1560
         Toiletries             39                    £5                £195
         Course related costs                    £390
         Insurance                    £100
         Laundry             39                    £5                £195
        Social and sporting activities             39                    £36                £1440
        Mobile phone             39                    £6                £234
        TV license             52*                    £2.80                £145.50
        Internet             52*                    £6                £312
        Total estimated cost (excluding rent)             £4181 - £4571

*  Please note that you can apply for a refund of part of the TV Licence fee is it is not required for the whole year.  Check with Internet service providers terms and conditions of contracts.  Cost given is the average yearly charge.

Accommodation

We offer a wide variety of rooms in our halls of residence to suit every student’s needs and budget. From non-en suite self-catered rooms with a shared bathroom from £102 per week, to en suite rooms from £123 per week there is something for everyone. 

We also offer part-catered options with two hot meals provided every weekday, Monday to Friday as well as self contained studio flats for those who enjoy their own space. 

Halls location Number of Rooms weekly cost
Archers Road 417 £126.21
City Gateway 334 £150.36
City Gateway 14 £192.78
Glen Eyre 356 £164.01
Highfield Halls 43 £173.04
Wessex Lane 713 £104.93
Wessex Lane 175 £135.52
Wessex Lane 158 £145.88
Wessex Lane 108 £178.15
Erasmus Park 381 £133.14
Riverside Way 28 £188.27

 

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