University of Southampton

The University of Southampton (abbreviated as Soton in post-nominal letters) is a public research university in Southampton, England. Southampton is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities in the United Kingdom and is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world.

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Latin: Universitas Sotoniensis
Motto Latin: Strenuis Ardua Cedunt
Motto in English
The Heights Yield to Endeavour
Type Public research university
Established 1862 – Hartley Institution
1902 – Hartley University College
1913 – Southampton University College
1952 – gained university status by royal charter
Endowment £12.8 million (2022)
Budget £666.8 million (2021–22)
Chancellor Ruby Wax
Vice-Chancellor Mark E. Smith
Visitor Penny Mordaunt
(as Lord President of the Council ex officio)
Academic staff
2,600 (2021/22)
Administrative staff
3,380 (2021/22)
Students 23,795 (2021/22)
Undergraduates 15,110 (2021/22)
Postgraduates 8,685 (2021/22)
Southampton, Hampshire, England
Campus City Campus
Colours Navy blue, light sea green and dark red
Affiliations ACU
Port-City University League
Russell Group
Association of MBAs
Universities UK
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