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University of Southampton

Public research university for UK and international students

The University of Southampton is a research university in Southampton, England. Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities in the U.K., and ranked in the top 100 universities in the world.

The university has seven campuses. The main campus is located in the Highfield area of Southampton and is supplemented by four other campuses within the city: Avenue Campus housing the School of Humanities, the National Oceanography Centre housing courses in Ocean and Earth Sciences, Southampton General Hospital offering courses in Medicine and Health Sciences, and Boldrewood Campus housing an engineering and maritime technology campus and Lloyd's Register. In addition, the university operates a School of Art based in nearby Winchester and an international branch in Malaysia offering courses in Engineering. Each campus is equipped with its own library facilities.

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People at University of Southampton

Andrew Lotery

Ophthalmologist and Professor at University of Southampton

Andrew Flett

Consultant cardiologist at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Victoria Goss

Programme Manager for iDx lung at the Southampton Clinical Trials Unit

Tim Underwood

Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery and Head of Cancer Sciences Academic Unit, University of Southampton

Matthew Loxham

BBSRC Future Leader Fellow at University of Southampton.

Paul Roderick

Professor of Public Health at the University of Southampton.

Stephen Holgate

Medical Research Council Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology at the University of Southampton.

Anneke Lucassen

Professor of Clinical Genetics within Medicine at the University of Southampton.

University of Southampton News

All types of coffee are protective against chronic liver disease

Guardian - 22-Jun-2021

Much maligned coffee shown to have yet another health benefit


Nasal swab and blood test for early detection of lung cancer

Evening Standard - 11-Jun-2021

People in Hampshire and Yorkshire will be invited for participation in the trial


First time demo of artificial neurons communicating with real ones

SYFY Wire - 28-Feb-2020

Goal is to restore brain function to Parkinson’s, strokes, or epilepsy patients


Genetic testing - a toy to satisfy patient curiosity

BBC - 17-Oct-2019

Do it only if there's a good clinical reason as per doctor's recommendation


High levels of inhalable dust pollutants in London Underground

Independent - 26-Jun-2019

Need more research into all types of pollution and their impacts on lungs


Scientists inch towards answers on how dementia works

Financial Times - 12-Mar-2018

“We are getting an increasingly sophisticated understanding of what is going on in these diseases...


3 coffees a day 'may have health benefits'

BBC - 23-Nov-2017

But the health benefits are in the coffee - not that milk, cream and sugar you may be tempted to add