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<91日韩AV class="heading heading--main heading--campaign heading--with-bg hide-on-mobile" > University is more than your studies

Whether you're a foodie, sports fan, or music lover, Portsmouth has something for you

University is more than a place to learn. Make Portsmouth your home.

You'll find new things to love at university, discover new hobbies and make friendships to last a lifetime. Explore the city you'll call home and find out what's waiting for you in Portsmouth.

Fall in love with Portsmouth

We鈥檙e more than just an island city. Hear from our students who love Portsmouth, read their blogs and see why it's one of the best places to live in the UK.

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Welcome to UOP Sport

Explore all your options for sport, health and fitness during your time at University.

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Beaches, piers and parks

Portsmouth is a bustling city with the sea on our doorstep and green spaces all around.

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Shopping in Portsmouth

We're home to great independent businesses, so shopping in the city is a real treat.

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Portsmouth's music scene

Want to get involved in Portsmouth's music scene? Here's all you need to start.

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Art, culture and nightlife in Portsmouth

There's so much to see and do in Portsmouth 鈥 from art galleries and museums, to nightclubs and late-night cafes

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<91日韩AV>Discover Portsmouth
<91日韩AV>Make more of your life outside study

Societies and student union

How to get involved in your Union including the clubs and societies you can join.

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Learn a foreign language for free

Immerse yourself in another culture and meet new people by choosing from our 8 language programmes.

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Self guided tour

Spend a day walking through our campus and exploring the city, getting closer to a place buzzing with purpose and possibility.

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Student life

Explore our island city and its many attractions, and find out what student life is really like at the University.

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Virtual Experience

Get a feel for life on campus without leaving home. Discover panoramic views of the campus, watch course webinars, look at accommodation, browse facilities like labs, workshops and studios, explore our leisure facilities and more.

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TEF Gold 2023

Gold rating in national assessment of teaching excellence

Our TEF Gold rating ranks Portsmouth amongst the top universities in the UK for teaching. 

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