Information for new and returning students

Information for new and returning students

If you are a new university student in Southampton then we’d like to offer you a very warm welcome to our city.

This page is a checklist of things you need to do as a fresher or returning student living in Southampton. Each link will open in a new tab so the list remains open for you.

Southampton is a vibrant and well-connected city, proud of its diverse community and boasting two universities alongside world-class shopping and entertainment, lively nightlife and restaurants, a rich history and so much more. We’re here to help you make the most of student life in Southampton.

Halls of residence
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Students in halls of residence

Students in private accommodation

1 Council Tax SHOW


2 Voting and elections SHOW


3 Getting the most out of Southampton SHOW


4 Keep up to date SHOW


1 Council Tax SHOW


2 Bins and recycling SHOW


3 Voting and elections SHOW


4 Parking your car SHOW


5 Getting the most out of Southampton SHOW


6 Keep up to date SHOW


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