Winner of the Times Higher Education ‘Most Improved Student Experience’ Award 2015, home to one of the world’s leading maritime training academies and voted one of the UK’s most creative universities in Which? University student polls, Southampton Solent University applies passion and innovative practice to everything it does.
Open, friendly and inclusive, Solent aims to deliver an exceptional experience for those who work and study here. Our core values are respect, ownership, inclusivity, integrity, engagement and teamwork, and we embed them in every aspect of university life.
The University is a diverse and welcoming workplace, and we value our people highly – encouraging them to aspire to excellence, supporting them as they grow, and recognising achievement in all its forms.
Solent also has strong roots within Southampton and the region, working closely with local government, communities and employers. We play an active role in key regional celebrations and festivals, and regularly host a wide range of cultural, sporting and other events.
The University is firmly engaged on the international stage. Industry-focused education and training, innovative programmes of study, and partnerships with international institutions are helping raise our global profile, and the University is committed to developing its international presence still further.