The University of Southampton

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Key facts

The Guardian University Guide 2018 league tables show the University of Southampton second in the UK for Electronics and Electrical Engineering.

For over ten years our Computer Science and IT programmes have been ranked in the top ten by the Guardian University Guide (2008-2017)

The Times Good University Guide 2018 shows our Electrical and Electronic Engineering ranked third in the UK, and Computer Science in the top ten

We are the top-ranked university for Telecommunications in Europe, according to the ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017

Southampton is ranked in the top 51-100 universities for Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the 2017 QS World Rankings

We are first in the UK for the volume and quality of our research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and 100% of our Computer Science research impact is recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014)

We hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award for our work in tackling gender inequality in science and engineering

Professor Eric Zepler
Professor Eric Zepler


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