The Most Important Considerations when choosing Portsmouth University

If you are looking to undertake your university education at Portsmouth University, you’re making a great choice, however there are a few things you will need to consider before committing to being there 100%.

Going to university is a big thing in anybody’s life, even more so if you have to move away from home to do so, so with that in mind, if you are considering moving to Portsmouth to study please take into consideration the following things:

  1. Will you be OK being away from home in a place you may not really know much about or have even visited before?  It can be a scary experience being away from home, quite possibly for the first time, for such a long period of time so make sure you’re prepared to deal with this.
  2. Does the area offer you what you need away from university life?  Having a great university life is great but what are you going to do when your tutorials are finished?  Find out what is on in the area, what things there are to do, and make sure that there will be things you enjoy otherwise it could have a detrimental effect to your overall experience and your learning whilst on campus.
  3. Does the university actually offer the exact course you want?  Sometimes people go to a university based on the town or city it is in rather than for the actual course itself.  If you are career minded it is important that you go to a university that offers you the exact course that matches your requirements, so that you get what you need out of it to be able to continue your life journey towards achieving your overall goals and making your ambitions a reality.

I’m sure there will be other things for you to consider personally as everybody is different and will have different worries, fears, and questions about moving somewhere to study.

For more information on Portsmouth University, the local area, and what’s going on in the area please take a look at the page here – – where you will also find information on student accommodation for the coming academic year. 

We can’t stress enough how important it is to make the right decision for you, and we hope that Portsmouth University is the right one for you after you have considered everything.

If you have any questions or queries, please feel free to speak to the team at Unilife who will be more than happy to assist you.