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Super

ProQuality of teaching and facilities

ConsLack of accomodation

When people think of Southampton as a city what they probably think is that its on the coast (not quite true as its the solent), its a major cruise port, its got a premier league football club and its near to the New Forest. All of the above are true but very few people will say when asked that...

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Super

“A Well Rounded Uni”

published 10/05/2001

ProExcellent for any medical or ocean bound degrees

ConsMain Union building is a bit of a let down

Southampton University As a traditional University, Southampton has much to offer its students on an academic level, social level, and quite frankly any other level that you need. Where is it: In the center of the south coast of England Southampton is wonderfully situated. Apart from being a...

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Super

ProWell-respected lecturers, friendly and relaxed atm...

ConsIt ain't all the prosepctus says it is!

Perhaps it is just me. Perhaps I expect too much...BUT, despite having had many great times at Southampton University, the music department hasn't always met my expectations. I am not going to discuss the uni in general as my aim is to share my own experience with prospective music students. I am...

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Excellent

ProExcellent range of Accommodation

ConsGetting a bit costly?

Southampton University has got a very diverse selection of Halls of Residence. They range from the small and cosy St Margaret's to the absolutely humungous Glen Eyre. I was a Southampton Student from 1987 until 1993,where I studied German and then for a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, and...

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Excellent

ProGreat for Ocean and Earth Sciences, Medicine and E...

ConsSome parts being typical inner city

I am about to Graduate from the University of Southampton, from the School of Ocean and Earth Sciences which is internationally reknowned for its teaching and research. I have now Oceanography with Geology BSc(hons) from the School of Ocean and Earth Science. The Southampton Oceanography Centre...

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Satisfactory

“Didn't work out for me”

published 15/09/2005

ProPleasant campus, good research and academic reputa...

ConsAccommodation problems, lack of nightlife, nightma...

I've just finished my first year of a Geography degree at Southampton...and am transferring to Birmingham to start my second year. Whilst I made some good friends at Southampton, I had a pretty miserable year and decided it'd be best to move on to find the student experience I'm after. I don't...

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“Best ECS”

published 28/07/2000

ECS, short form of Electronic and Computer Science Department, is rated 5 out of 5 in teachin qualities, providing most up-to-date and almost-perfect quality facilities in University of Southampton. The whole ECS is subdivided many groups, such as Declarative Systems and Software Engineering...

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Excellent

ProGood all round uni, lots to do in the area

ConsCampus not all in one place

Since coming to Southampton inn October, I have grown to love the city and the university. The facilities provided by the uni are excellent - they even have their own GP surgery! The student's union provides good value for money, both in the bars and in the cafe and restaurant. The uni have...

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Good

ProExcellent facilities, funding and resources for po...

ConsNot too good facilities in hall of resident/ for u...

I was a student a University Of Southampton and was impressed by its academic achievement in the field of electronics and computer science. It has published more academic papers than any other university in the world, yes - more than MIT or Cambridge ! There are very experience researches and...

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Excellent

“The best in Europe”

published 14/07/2000

ProWorking in tandem with top researchers

ConsIs not widely known as a "red-brick" university

I have called this opinion "The best in Europe" because, attached to the University of Southampton is the "Southampton Oceanography Centre" which has a reputation as the best oceanographic education and research establishment in Europe. Having studied Oceanography here for 2 years - I would...

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Excellent

“Best in Optics Works”

published 11/07/2000

ProBest research laboratory in UK

Consnone

The Optoelectronics Research Centre has been the leading research centre in United Kingdom and the world in the field of optical communications, and other optical related works. Housed in two buildings: Physics and the Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) the ORC is well-known in the world as...

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Excellent

“Excellent University”

published 08/07/2000

ProMega-brill tutors, interesting courses, nice peopl...

ConsLoss of joint degrees, more mature students would ...

Southampton really is an excellent university. Although probably not as well known as the older universities, it nevertheless has a great tradition. The university itself is comprised of 7 campuses, based in and around the Southampton area (including Winchester College of Art). I am based at New...

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Excellent

“learning and life”

published 15/11/2000

Prostandard of teaching & research; social activitie...

Consred light district in St Marys, with accompanying ...

I studied here for first degree inpolitics and second degree in political philosophy. The politics department has a balance of historical and modern, theory and comparative, British and European politics. The tutors are superb - human yet authoritative, inspiring and patient (for the most part)...

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Excellent

ProGood quality

Consnon

University of Southampton has a very high rank and top rank for teaching and research in electronics and computer sciences. I am a student here for the undergraduate course (Computer Engineering) and currently a Ph.D. research student in Image, Speech and Intelligent System research group. From...

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Excellent

“Excellent University”

published 22/06/2000

ProGreat facilities, Good and helpful lecturers.

ConsNightlife not the best, no swimming pool.

I had a lot of fun studying at Southampton uni. I did a Computer Science degree between 1995 and 1998. I chose Southampton because of its great reputation and great facilities - particularly for my chosen course. There are around 20 thousand students at the University. The main campus consists of...

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