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Our Southampton campus is based at the University of Southampton's Law School.

About Southampton

The University of Southampton is made up of 5 closely connected campuses located on the edge of Southampton Common – the city’s largest open space.

Southampton is a maritime city situated on England’s south coast with excellent transport links. Bursting with culture, it was shortlisted to be the UK’s City of Culture 2025. The city is known for its exceptional shopping and leisure facilities, exciting events, and vibrant night life – making it a fantastic place to study. It provides easy access to the south coast’s beaches and is the closest city to the New Forest National Park.

The University offers a range of award-winning facilities to enhance your learning experience. The Hartley Library is one of the leading research libraries in the UK, home to a state-of-the-art Learning Centre. It houses both the Law Collection and the Ford Collection of Parliamentary Papers and offers extensive subscriptions to legal databases. Southampton has a brilliant student community – you’ll have access to over 300 societies and their Students’ Union, SUSU.

As a student at this campus, you will have access to The University of Law’s Employability Service which offers a huge range of support, including events and activities to prepare you for the world of employment. Our dedicated employability team can help you to obtain work experience and pro bono opportunities to help boost your CV and career.

Combining our professional legal training courses and experienced tutoring from qualified lawyers, with the vibrant surrounds of Southampton's Highfield Campus and great student experience, we will help you excel both professionally and personally.

Southampton Postgraduate Award

We are offering a £500 Southampton Postgraduate Award to all postgraduate students starting their studies with ULaw at the University of Southampton between 1 September 2022 and 30 June 2023. Please read our terms and conditions.

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  Cafés/Restaurants

  Library

  Silent study areas

  Computer suites

  Student’s Union

  Wellbeing services

  Free Wifi

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Sarah Pooley, Guilford campus dean

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Sarah studied for the CPE and Law Society Finals at The University of Law in London. She trained and qualified as a solicitor at Slaughter and May and worked in financial regulation until she moved into legal education.

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Take advantage of our multiple campuses and experience different places to study throughout your course.