University of Southampton

Southampton, UK

Availability: 2 spaces

2 spaces

Visa/Permit Requirements

A visa is required for Canadian citizens in the UK for stays longer than 6 months. International student office offers support and advice for those applying for visas.


There are two options for accommodation at Southampton – university accommodation and private rented housing. As an international student you will have a guaranteed offer of accommodation in the residence. Students need to apply for university accommodation before they arrive. The university can also help you find private rented housing, lodgings or bed and breakfast accommodation. Southampton produces a guide to private housing, available on their website.

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Southampton is on average 20% cheaper than in London. Landlords are allowed to advertise rooms at any rents. However, those landlords who ask for rents above the average rent would be expected to provide superior quality accommodation and be able to explain why the rent demanded is at an inflated level.

  • Residence Housing 740 - 1360 /month (CAD)
  • Food 260- - 275/month (CAD)
  • Utilities (incl. internet) 205/month (CAD
  • Travel – unilink 180 per month ( daily use) (CAD)

Additional Information

In recent rankings the Law School tends to place in the top 20% of law schools in the UK. It has a full-time faculty of 40 and an undergraduate student body of approximately 700. The school specializes in marine law, health law and law and technology, all of which match comfortably with our three Institutes.