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Southampton

Southampton is the perfect location for nature lovers. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, the city has one of the biggest green areas in the UK. This means you will have more opportunities to have fun while exercising out in the open air.

Southampton

Study in one of the greenest cities in the UK

Southampton is the perfect location for nature lovers. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, the city has one of the biggest green areas in the UK. This means you will have more opportunities to have fun while exercising out in the open air.

If you've always dreamt to live by the sea, Southampton is a great choice, as it's located right on the coast. The city combines the excitement of a student city with the beauty of unspoilt beaches.

If you want to explore the city while exercising, you can take a guided walk in the Old Town with one of the locals. You can also try self-guided city trails, discovering the city in your own pace.

If you love watersports, you'll be thrilled to live in Southampton. You can try anything from yachting on the river to windsurfing on the ocean. There's also a large Swimming Complex with great facilities, where you can perfect your stroke.

Having fun with your friends is easy. When it comes to nightlife, on Southampton you will have plenty of choice from traditional pubs to funky bars and clubs with a laid-back atmosphere. Don't miss student nights in Junk where you can see big name DJs or just dance the night away on rhythms of Indie, Electro or RnB.

The nearest airport is Southampton with flights to UK and European destinations. It takes just one hour 15 minutes to reach Southampton from London by train (National Railway).

It's easy to get around the city by bus and walking is possible within the city centre. There's a free City Link service from the train station to several key areas in the city, which makes it even easier for students to get around without spending a lot of money.

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