Located in the heart of the port city of Southampton, UK, Solent University is a longstanding and high-quality educational institution with over 160 years of teaching heritage to its name. The school always aims for outstanding quality of education, social justice and a combination of knowledge and real-life experience.
Solent University has welcomed more than 50,000 students from more than 100 countries around the world. The school offers more than 200 certificates, from bachelor’s, master’s to doctoral levels in a wide range of fields including business, law, health care, sports, technology, creative industries, maritime… Every year, the school also welcomes about 10,000 more students to participate in short courses.
Strengths of Solent University
Solent University always ensures quality in all fields of training, especially in business, communication, interior and exterior design. In recent years, Solent has become a leading institution offering digital media courses such as films, television programming and computer game design.
In addition, Solent is also one of the UK’s leading universities for the marine industry with four world-renowned graduate programs.
Currently, Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport has been cooperating with Solent University to organize the joint Master program in International Shipping and Logistics. This is a special combination between two universities which are prestigious in Logistics; additionally, HCMC University of Transport is the only unit conducting this program. (See more information here)
Focus on the practical side of the training programs
Solent University works closely with the community, businesses, and employers to develop courses, organize internships, training and professional development programs…according to the needs of the market. As a result, students gain the connections, experience and confidence to turn their new knowledge into a meaningful and valuable career.
In addition, students in bachelor’s and master’s programs receive in-depth research on a wide range of topics – giving them the opportunity to acquire important research skills and become experts in their fields. Collaboration opportunities are also expanded thank to the diverse international research community in which the Solent is involved.
According to the 2015 Graduate Research Experience survey, 94% of students were satisfied with the research support they received. Besides, 95% of students get a job or continue their studies 6 months after completing the course (according to DLHE survey 2016).
Given the school’s efforts, it’s not surprising that Solent University is ranked 12th out of 124 universities in the UK for boasting graduate income (based on LEO data) and in the top 10 universities with the highest number of students starting their own business after graduation.
Center around student experience
In 2017, Solent University was named in the QS World University Rankings, which includes 900 of the world’s top universities in terms of teaching, working skills, research, internationalization, learning environment and facilities.
In addition, the university was also honored at the Times Higher Education Awards (an award likened to an Oscar in education) for the quality of teaching and student experience voted by more than 20,000 students.
These titles come from the university’s constant efforts to create a modern and dynamic learning environment for students. In addition to the library, which is open 24/7 throughout the term, real-world experiences are integrated into courses across all academic fields such as sports complexes, marine simulation systems and laboratories, nursing suite on the campus. In addition, the university also opened a digital innovation center, giving students and businesses access to the latest technologies and software in computing, augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI),…
The student residence is fully equipped, with more than 2,300 rooms, located in the heart of the city, just a few minutes’ walk from the main campus of the university.
In addition, all students receive support services from experts when they have financial difficulties, need help with professional skills or want to get advice on starting a business…
With its directions, efforts and achievements, Solent University UK is a prestigious choice to provide young people with professional knowledge and skills, as well as practical experience to confidently develop your own career path.
Training programs at Solent University: Click here.
Intl. Joint Master Program in International Shipping and Logistics between Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport and Solent University: Click here.