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Reasons to study our postgraduate Law courses at the University of Southampton

We recently announced our exciting new partnership with founding member of the Russell Group, the University of Southampton. Based in the University’s Law School, we will be delivering our LPC and the LLM Legal Practice from September 2022.

Southampton is a unique, historically city town with great connections to London, Brighton and Bournemouth. A perfect student hub boasting a vibrant student community across the campus and city.

By Editorial Team. Published 21 October 2022. Last updated 21 October 2022.


The University of Southampton has 7 modern campuses offering advanced facilities with numerous spaces to study as well as cafes and common rooms in which to socialise. There are gyms on-site, sports centres and students have access to the University’s Watersport Centre.

Their Hartley Library is one of the leading research libraries in the UK, home to a state-of-the-art Learning Centre. In addition, the University has a brilliant student community – students have access to over 300 societies and their Students’ Union, SUSU. Students will also have access to The University of Law’s award-winning Employability Service which offers a huge range of support, including events and activities to prepare our students for the successful future careers.

Historical Town

Southampton is a port city, rich in history and culture. The city is home to the SeaCity Museum where there is an interactive model of the Titanic, which set off from Southampton Port in 1912. There is also the Solent Sky museum featuring vintage aircraft, including the iconic Spitfire.


Only a short distance on the bus from the town centre, the New Forest is on the outskirts of Southampton. Famous for its wetlands and rare species of plants and wildlife, providing a balance between city life and nature. Wild horses roam free in one of Europe’s most important locations for conservation and nature. The perfect location for some mindful walks and relaxing time outside of your studies.

Nightlife in Southampton

Southampton has a vibrant nightlife with six main clubs that are frequented often by students including Sobar, Oceana and The Cube which is at the basement of Southampton University. Our students will also benefit from being able to attend the Student Union events.

Nearby towns

Southampton is situated a short train journey from the beautiful seaside town of Bournemouth which is home to golden sandy beaches, a pier and vibrant city life. Alternatively, Brighton is a short train ride away and home to the Pavilion inspired by the Taj Mahal and the i360. Coined London by the sea, there is always something going on in the laid-back seaside resort. You can also find unique independent shops and a wide range of cafes and restaurants.

The University of Southampton Societies and Unions

The University offers fantastic facilities including a gym, a student union bar and numerous societies to get involved with including a creative writing society, a makeup society, art societies and multiple sports societies. The University of Southampton has something for everyone alongside the committed support from our tutors and staff.


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