A Southampton street

The City of Southampton

The West Quay Shopping Centre in Southampton

Southampton is a city on the south coast of England. It has a population of over 240,000 and has 2 Universities, as well as a first class shopping centre (only a few minutes' walk from TEG Southampton). There are a number of excellent parks in the city centre, very close to the college.

Southampton is very much a student-friendly city with many different nationalities. However, the city’s population is still predominantly English.

Southampton has great nightlife with many bars, pubs and clubs in the city centre. Central London is only 80 minutes away by train, but living costs (especially accommodation) are generally cheaper in Southampton.

The city of Southampton is world famous as a port. The Titanic sailed from here on its first and only voyage in 1912. Today, many cruise ships sail all over the world from Southampton.

An old building in the city of Southampton A street in Southampton The Titanic Pub in Southampton
Students walking through an old arch in Southampton

Southampton also has excellent road and rail links to the rest of the country. There are regular, direct train services to London, Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Oxford, Brighton, Cardiff, Bath, Birmingham and Manchester. Most of these places we visit on our excellent Social Programme.

There is also Southampton International airport with flights to many popular European destinations.

The beautiful Isle of Wight is only 20 minutes away by ferry.

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