The University of Winchester is the University for Sustainability and Social Justice, Where Futures Matter.
Join one of our 200 undergraduate, postgraduate, research or distance courses in subjects within health and wellbeing, the arts, humanities, education, social sciences, business, law, and digital technologies.
To help you achieve your objectives, or to identify them and give them clarity and focus, you need a University as dedicated to the future as you are. A welcoming place where you’re challenged to be the best you can be. An environment which encourages people to come together and make the world a better place. You’ll find all that and more at the University of Winchester.
We are a University on a human scale, where our values of compassion, individuals matter and spirituality shape all we do. Join our 8,000 students from across the UK and around the world in Winchester, a picturesque city in the south of England with heritage at its heart and culture in its character. The happiest place to live in the UK*, Winchester is an hour west of London and 30 minutes from the coast.
On our friendly campus you’ll find academic expertise and the facilities you need to pursue your passions, whether in our brand-new digital technologies labs, our school resource centre for trainee teachers, or our media and journalism suites.
Get involved with more than 150 different student life opportunities from societies to sports teams. Shape your future with our careers service, here to support you for life.
Supporting you as an individual is central here at Winchester. We will do everything we can to help you flourish, with a broad range of wellbeing and support services and high-quality accommodation options.
* Royal Mail UK Happiness Index 2019
Writing a Personal Statement
Personal Statement writing can be a key focus for students. This video acts as guide to what admissions tutors are looking for in a statement, common mistakes to avoid and how students can make the most of their strengths and experiences.
Benefits to HE
This video is for students who may not have considered going to university. It outlines the reasons for further study and explains some of the places students can get started in researching if it’s a route for them. It also highlights some of the myths associated with applying to university.
Choosing a University
This video highlights where students might consider studying (distance from home), university accommodation, academic and social facilities and the importance of research. It will also recommends getting out and visiting universities through open day experiences and taster events.
Are you or are you supporting a potential Compact Student?
Compact Scheme to the University of Winchester
Teachers and Advisers Resources
Our Schools and Colleges Team have been busy developing a range of resources, mirroring the types of activities we would be out in schools and colleges delivering. All made available to school and college staff online.