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The University of Winchester


We are aware that choosing to go to The University of Winchester is a significant investment of both your time and money and it is our promise that we will help you get the maximum return possible from your time studying with.


10 Reasons to choose the University of Winchester:

  • Founded in 1840, offer 175 years experience of providing excellence in higher education.

  • Winchester is a world-leading values-driven institution, founded on the following ideals: freedom, justice, truth, human rights and collective effort for the public good

  • Professionally-focused courses which place your future career at the heart of you learning.

  • Innovative and forward-thinking teaching with researchers at the forefront of their disciplines.

  • A great location in Hampshire in the ancient cathedral city of Winchester, which is one hour away from London.

  • An attractive, modern campus situated within walking distance of the city centre

  • Guaranteed high-quality accommodation for first year full-time undergraduates

  • Great sports facilities, including the Winchester Sports Stadium

  • A dedicated, award-winning Student Union offering a diverse and exciting range of extracurricular activities

  • A  generous portfolio of scholarships, bursaries and awards to help fund your studies

Studying for a postgraduate degree is a major investment in your future, both personally and professionally.  Here at Winchester, we work closely with you to ensure you get the best possible return, and ultimately advance your career.


In 2014, the University of Winchester received the British Quality Foundation’s (BQF) Excellence 600 certification for perfuming to an exceptionally high standard. In 2013 , The University was re-awarded a five-star accreditation rating for overall organizational excellence by the BQF. It originally achieved this in 2011 , and is still the only university in the UK to receive this rating.


The Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2014, conducted by the Higher Education Academy in conjunction with 100 higher educating institutions in the UK, confirms that University of Winchester students are very positive about their experience of postgraduate taught provision.  In the survey, Winchester outperforms the sector average in six of the nine categories with Information, Assessment, Organisation, Engagement, Resources and Overall Satisfaction scoring most highly.


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