Solent University (formerly Southampton Solent University) is a public university based in Southampton, United Kingdom. It has approximately 11000 students. Its main campus is located on East Park Terrace near the city centre and the maritime hub of Southampton. Solent University students are represented by Solent Students’ Union, which is based on the East Park Terrace campus.
Solent University has two campuses, City Campus and the Warsash Maritime Academy. City Campus is in the centre of Southampton, on the east side of East Park. This campus broadly includes the Sir James Matthews building, which is situated on the far side of the park. Warsash Maritime Academy is on the eastern bank of the Hamble River overlooking Southampton Water.
The University has six major student Halls complexes: Chantry, Deanery, Emily Davies, Hamwic, Kimber (incorporating the David Moxon Annexe) and Lucia Foster Welch. All the halls are located a short walk away from the main teaching buildings. Five of the six halls are located south east of the city centre, between the St Mary’s and Ocean Village areas of the Southampton, while Emily Davies is located to the north west of the city centre, near the Southampton Civic Centre.