Place Category: Modern Universities
The University of Portsmouth is located in the naval port city of Portsmouth in Hampshire. It gained university status in 1992.
There are two campuses in the city. The main campus is in what is known as the University Quarter in the centre of the city and a smaller campus on the small island of Portsea. It also has an academic partnership with a military technical college in Oman.
It offers a wide curriculum across: business, law, technology, science, humanities, and creative industries. It ranks particularly highly for it facilities and courses in sports science.
The University of Portsmouth includes British astronaut Tim Peake amongst its alumni.