University of Southampton

University of Southampton, Enterprise Road, Southampton, United Kingdom

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The University of Southampton (abbreviated as Soton in post-nominal letters) is a public research university located in Southampton, England. The origins of the university date back to the founding of the Hartley Institution in 1862 following a legacy to the Corporation of Southampton by Henry Robinson Hartley. In 1902, the Institution developed into the Hartley University College awarding degrees from the University of London. On 29 April 1952, the institution was granted a Royal Charter to give the University of Southampton full university status, allowing it to award its own degrees.

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Motto: The Heights Yield to Endeavour

Endowment: £12.1 million (2013/14)

Administrative staff: 5,000

Students: 23,795 (2014/15)

Undergraduates: 16,150 (2014/15)

Postgraduates: 7,645 (2014/15)

Male students 47 : 53 Female students

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Engineering and Technology



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