Life outside study
University is more than a place to learn. Make Portsmouth your home.
You'll find new things to love at university, discover new hobbies and make friendships to last a lifetime. Explore the city you'll call home and find out what's waiting for you in Portsmouth.
Hungry for adventure? Here's a taster of the great food and drink you can savour in the city.
Want to get involved in Portsmouth's music scene? Here's all you need to start.
Portsmouth has fantastic local, independent businesses from art galleries, to bars, restaurants and delicatessens. Hear why local people and students chose and love Portsmouth. Explore more of what Portsmouth has to offer for your life outside study.
We're home to great independent businesses, so shopping in the city is a treat.
From water sports to football and quidditch – few cities can compete with Portsmouth's sport opportunities.
Portsmouth is a bustling city with the sea on our doorstep and green spaces all around.
Find out where to pick up essential items including food and household items – or order online from local stores.