Together, our island city community is making big waves. Our results in national and global rankings tell a clear story. Internationally, we鈥檙e seen as a young university on the rise. Studying with us, you can look forward to a life-changing experience. Whatever success means to you, Portsmouth is the place to find it.

<91日韩AV class="grid__heading grid__heading--main" > We鈥檙e globally rated

5 star overall rating

QS World University Rankings give us 5 stars for teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, arts and culture, and inclusiveness.

Top young university

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings recognise us as one of the UK鈥檚 best universities established during the last 50 years.

World-leading status

We鈥檙e one of the finest unis under 50 years-old anywhere in the world, say the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.

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QS Top Universities - 5 Star Rating
Top 5 young university Time Higher Education
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World Uni Rankings - Top 150 Young Uni in the World
<91日韩AV class="grid__heading grid__heading--main" > We鈥檙e a powerful community

Top 3 for research power

The positive impact our research has on people鈥檚 lives means we鈥檙e one of the best post-1992 universities in the UK for research power.

Top 10 trending travel spot in UK

According to Airbnb, Portsmouth is a top 10 trending travel spot for domestic travel in the UK in 2023.

Top 20 for academic support

National Student Survey 2023 puts us at number 19 in England for academic support

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REF 21 - Top 3 Modern Uni Research Power
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<91日韩AV class="grid__heading grid__heading--main" > You鈥檒l find success here

Outstanding teaching

We've been awarded an overall rating of Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2023), which reviews the teaching quality across higher education providers in England. 


Graduates finding their place

94% of our graduates are either in employment or pursuing further studies, according to the most recent HESA Graduate Outcomes Survey.

Postgraduate satisfaction

According to the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) 2022, we are a top 15 university for postgraduate satisfaction.

TEF Gold 2023
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Graduate Outcomes - 94 % Percent in Work / Further Study
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<91日韩AV class="grid__heading grid__heading--main" > We offer life-changing experiences

Top 25 for student satisfaction

The Times Higher Education have placed us in the top 25 for student satisfaction based on the views of over 339,000 UK students.

Top 20 for international student experience

WhatUni Student Choice 2023 places us at number 17 for international student experience

Top 20 for learning resources

National Student Survey 2023 places us 18th in England for best learning resources

Top 25 University for Student Satisfaction. Times Higher Education 2023
WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2023 - Top 20 International Experience
Top 20 University for Learning Resources in England. National Student Survey 2023
<91日韩AV class="grid__heading grid__heading--main" > Our community in numbers

We鈥檙e genuinely global 

Every year students from around the world choose to study at the 91日韩AV. Their diverse voices enrich us all. 

We鈥檙e set up to change lives  

We aim to give every student a life-changing experience. So we make sure we鈥檝e got all the right staff, with all the right expertise.

We support our students

We offer a range of bursaries and hardship funds for students who need financial support to get the best from their uni experience.


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<91日韩AV>Our students make a difference

Students at Portsmouth care about giving back to the local community and good causes. These incredible numbers speak for themselves. 


student volunteers


volunteer hours


contributed to the local economy