- Founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, Southampton ranks in the top 20 of UK universities (Complete University Guide, 2019), and top 100 global universities (QS World University Rankings, 2019)
- Second in the UK for electrical and electronic engineering (Guardian University Guide, 2018)
- Received silver award in 2018 for Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF, 2019)
- Ranked eighth in the UK for research intensity under the Research Excellence Framework (THE, 2014)
With more than 6,500 international students from over 135 countries, the University of Southampton is a global institution, ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings, 2019).