University of Winchester
- Top 10 in the UK for employment and/or further study (Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2023)
- Winchester ranks as one of the top 5 safest university cities (Complete University Guide, 2023)
- Top 25 in England for students feeling part of a community of staff and students (NSS 2022)
- National Service Children’s Progression Alliance champions
- West Downs Centre won a prestigious RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) South Award 2022
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Have you always wanted to be a professional archaeologist, getting your hands dirty and making exhilarating finds? Make no bones about it, this four-year vocational course is a great pathway!
If you are seeking to develop your interest in computer games into a set of creative and technical skills to help start a career in this exciting and expanding industry, then this programme provides an excellent opportunity to do just that.
Whatever you aspire to become – and Classical Studies students have conquered most fields – an understanding of the classical past gives you a keen lens through which to view the modern world.
We offer a stimulating programme that gives you all the benefits of a full Psychology degree while allowing you to focus on the rapidly developing and popular field of Forensic and Investigative Psychology.
Our vocationally orientated Event Management degree is recognised as one of the best in the country and will help you launch a career where you can really make an impact.
If you can see yourself running catwalk shows at London Fashion Week, creating compelling campaigns for international brands or sourcing the latest trends for an online fashion retailer, then our three-year degree course could be the perfect fit for you.
If you are a caring and compassionate individual our BN (Hons) Nursing (Adult) – Nursing Degree Apprenticeship will help you become a skilled and highly sought-after graduate nurse, caring for a wide range of people with adult health needs.
Our Sport Management course focuses on current issues such as the growth and importance of sponsorship, the building of the sports brand in its many guises, and a critical analysis of the use of digital channel distribution.
SUPPORT FOR EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS:
Top 10 in the UK for employment and/or further study (Higher Education Statistics Agency, 2023)
We are passionate about supporting our students to succeed at university and beyond. All of our students have the opportunity to take part in career-building initiatives including placements, study abroad and community action.
Students will have access to free, impartial career advice and guidance throughout their time as a student and for their whole life.
Our CareerConnect portal helps them to find full-time or part-time employment, volunteering opportunities and placements to boost their skills. A wide range of career and networking events encourage students to talk directly with recruiters and organisations.
Learn more about the ways we support students to enhance their future at: www.winchester.ac.uk/careers
We offer a variety of student support services to ensure all students wellbeing needs are catered for.
The Mental Wellbeing Services is made up of a team of trained psychological professionals who are able to offer students information, advice and guidance on a range of issues relating to mental health and wellbeing, including short term mental health advice and counselling, which can be provided face-to-face or online.
Student Life Advisers offer no appointment needed drop-ins as well as one-to-one appointments where we can explore students needs and help them to find the right form of support.
The Students and Money team can assist, guide and support students with questions about funding their studies, aiming to make finance issues as clear and accessible as possible.
Including: FdSc Nursing Associate, BN (Hons) Nursing (Child, Adult, Mental Health or Learning Disabilities) and BA (Hons) Social Work
With pathways in Business Management, Network Engineer, Business Analysis, Cyber Security Analyst. Also on offer BSc (Hons) Cyber Security Technical Professional, BSc (Hons) Data Science
Those studying the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship Programme will be provided with membership to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) professional body.
The University of Winchester has excelled in the number of graduates from its undergraduate programmes who are in employment and further study, placing it in the top 10 universities in the country. Winchester is also the highest placed university in the region.
The figures are revealed in a new report by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). The Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020 is the largest survey of employment and further study outcomes for UK graduates and looked for the first time at what happens to students after they leave university.
For the third year in a row, the University has been named one of the UK's top 50 training providers for its degree apprenticeship courses at the RateMyApprenticeship Awards 2021-2022. The league table is based on the reviews of students across all apprenticeship and school leaver schemes on the national website.
We’re offering a range of new Degree Apprenticeships, including BN (Hons) Nursing (either Learning Disabilities, Adult, Child or Mental Health), FdSc Nursing Associate and BA (Hons) Social Work. We also have our long-established range of options within Business Management and Leadership, Digital & Technology Solutions, Data Science and Cyber Security.
We are really proud to be a partner in this new Centre which features a 50m eight-lane swimming pool, 200 station fitness studio, hydrotherapy suite, rock climbing facilities and sport halls. Its just next door to our Winchester Sports Stadium with its floodlit eight-lane athletics track and All-Weather-Pitch at our Bar End Quarter. A Virtual Tour is available here. There's a thriving sports community here at the University, whether students want to play competitively or just for fun.
The work of the Service Children's Progression (SCiP) Alliance, hosted by the University, featured strongly The Government's annual report to Parliament on the Armed Forces Covenant and Veterans.
The University is referenced in connection with the SCiP Alliance following a very successful year of activity, including growth across the UK-wide network, change in UCAS policy concerning Service children, (which the University brokered) and ground-breaking research into post-16 education.