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Life in Portsmouth

Discover what your new life at university has in store from getting around campus to cultural opportunities

Portsmouth is your new home. You can find new things to love at uni, discover new hobbies and make friendships to last a lifetime. Here are your options for getting around campus, as well as diverse social, cultural and sporting opportunities you can get involved in:

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Life outside study

Amazing places to eat, fantastic independent shops, great green spaces – everything you need to work, rest and play is waiting for you in Portsmouth.
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Life on campus

Explore life as a Portsmouth student and discover the opportunities and services available to you.
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Societies and the Students' Union

Take a closer look at the many societies and clubs you can join, and find out what the Students' Union can do for you.
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Managing your money

Explore our money-saving tips, start your budget and calculate your monthly spending.

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Travel study or work abroad

Embrace new cultures, make memories and travel internationally during your course.

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International Students

Everything you need to know as an international students, including what to do when you arrive to get the best start.

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Maps and directions

Find out how to get to/around Portsmouth and our campus with our interactive and downloadable maps.

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