University of Portsmouth

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Portsmouth has the perfect balance of study and lifestyle. I am even staying here to do my master's degree!

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Open Days

If you can’t make it to one of our scheduled Open Days you can download our free walking tour for a self-guided tour of the University. You can come on Monday - Friday between 8.30am and 4.15pm.

We have an open-door policy so you will be able to take a look into our buildings, speak to some of our support services and get a feel for the campus.

Find out when our next Open Day is and book your place.

Upcoming open days
    • Wednesday 27th March 2019
    • Postgraduate and Part-Time Open Evenings
    • Postgraduate
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    • Wednesday 3rd July 2019
    • Undergraduate Open Day
    • Undergraduate
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    • Saturday 6th July 2019
    • Undergraduate Open Day
    • Undergraduate
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Student Life in Portsmouth

As a city campus, all our teaching and most of our residences are in the centre of Portsmouth, so the University and city’s facilities are right on your doorstep. Everything’s close by in Portsmouth. One minute you could be standing on the deck of an historic ship, the next you could be walking down a bustling shopping street, browsing in a gallery or sitting on the beach. The city’s flat – perfect for cycling - and everything’s close by so it’s easy to get around.

By night, Portsmouth comes alive with gigs, bars, restaurants, clubs and shows. The main part of the city is built on the natural island of Portsea. The resort area of Southsea occupies its southern part and, although it’s part of Portsmouth, is recognised as distinct from the rest of the city. Many of the students live in Southsea and contribute to its friendly, cosmopolitan and quirky character. 

 

Travel information

Getting to and from Portsmouth couldn't be easier. Portsmouth has three train stations, so you will never be far from one. We are well connected to London with a fast train service which takes just over an hour to get into London Waterloo. There are also easy connections to Cardiff, Brighton, Bournemouth, Southampton, Winchester and some of the main London Airports. 

If you prefer to travel by bus, we have national express pick ups and drop offs around the city. The main bus station is at The Hard Interchange, right on the edge of Portsmouth Harbour, where local and intercity buses operate from. 

Travelling around Portsmouth itself is also easy. We have a dedicated and free university bus service available during the term-time which travels between the main Guildhall Campus and the popular areas students live in Portsmouth. Portsmouth and the surrounding areas are well covered by regular bus services. Portsmouth is also a cycle friendly city with it mostly flat, so is easy and safe to walk and cycle around.

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Address:
University House
Winston Churchill Avenue
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 2UP

T : +44 (0)23 9284 4444
E : [email protected]