Solent University

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About Solent University

Get Ready to make a Difference

If there's one thing our 160-year history has taught us, it's that employers are expecting more than ever from modern graduates. Our job is to ensure students leave their course ready to exceed those expectations – equipped with the hands-on skills and workplace confidence they'll need to succeed.

Employability sits at the heart of everything we do. Our curriculums, created in collaboration with industry employers, guarantee that the skills and knowledge they gain have genuine market value. Our teaching teams extend this value, injecting their first-hand experience into every aspect of the student’s degree journey.

Support for Schools and Colleges

The Schools and Colleges Liaison team, work with post-16 students in Hampshire and across the country, enabling them to consider the opportunities available at Solent University. Students from all key stages can benefit from engaging sessions, linked to the Gatsby Benchmarks, which encourage them to think about how university can help them with their future.

Our activity offer can support you by providing key information through innovative, interactive and engaging sessions. All activities are delivered in 10 to 30-minute modules, which can be delivered both on campus and virtually, areas include:

  • Personal statements
  • Student finance
  • Choosing a university
  • Applying to university
  • Building the best you - confidence and resilience
  • Student life
  • Study and revision skills
  • Transition to higher education
  • Employability
  • Portfolios, auditions and interviews
  • Applying to nursing

With support from our academic teaching staff we are also able to offer subject specific workshops in the following areas:

  • Architecture & Construction
  • Art and Design
  • Business, Marketing & Finance
  • Computing, IT & Data Science
  • Digital Art, Animation & Games VFX
  • English & Journalism
  • Engineering
  • Fashion and Beauty
  • Film, TV, Media Production & Technology
  • Health & Medical Sciences
  • Law
  • Maritime
  • Music & Performing Arts
  • Psychology & Mental Health
  • Social Care, Criminology & Sociology
  • Sport & Fitness

A copy of our Teachers and Advisors Guide can be downloaded.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss ways we can support your students please contact us via email: [email protected]

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