University Calendar 2008/9

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Arms of the University

The University bears arms: Argent a Hart trippant Gules on a Chief Azure an open Book proper edged and bound Or and for the Crest on a Wreath of the Colours a Dragon rampant Or supporting a Staff proper flying therefrom to the sinister a Flag per fesse Argent and Gules charged with three Roses counterchanged barbed and seeded also proper. The Motto may be translated: The Heights Yield to Endeavour.

Dates of Semesters 2008-2010


Semester 1 Thursday 2 October 2008 - Saturday 31 January 2009
Semester 2 Monday 2 February 2009 - Saturday 20 June 2009
Christmas Vacation Sunday 14 December 2008 - Sunday 4 January 2009
Easter Vacation Sunday 22 March 2009 - Sunday 19 April 2009


Semester 1 Thursday 1 October 2009 - Saturday 30 January 2010
Semester 2 Monday 1 February 2010 - Saturday 19 June 2010
Christmas Vacation Sunday 13 December 2009 - Sunday 3 January 2010
Easter Vacation Sunday 21 March 2010 - Sunday 18 April 2010

Dates of Congregations

17 - 18 December 2008
16 - 17, 20 - 23 July 2009; 16 - 17 December 2009
15 - 16, 19 - 22 July 2010; 15 - 16 December 2010

Note: Certain course dates vary from the standard pattern above. Full details may be obtained upon request from the Director of Student Services.

The matters covered by this edition of the Calendar are subject to change from time to time. While the information in the Calendar is accurate at the time of publication, the University reserves the right to make changes to regulations and fees, etc. without notice.

Mission Statement

The University of Southampton is a research-led institution in which teaching and learning take place in an active research environment. We are committed to:
  • The advancement of knowledge
    through critical and independent scholarship and research of international significance

  • The communication of knowledge
    in an active learning environment involving staff at the forefront of their disciplines

  • The application of knowledge
    for the benefit of society, both directly and by collaboration with other organisations

General The Registrar and Chief Operating Officer
Courses/Admission The Director of Student Administration and Registry
Postal Addresses University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ
Tel: 023 8059 5000 Fax: 023 8059 3939
  Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences, Bassett Crescent East, Southampton, SO16 7PX
  University of Southampton Science Park Ltd, 2 Venture Road, Chilworth, Southampton SO16 7NP
Tel: 023 8076 7420 Fax: 023 8076 6190
  National Oceanography Centre Southampton, Empress Dock, European Way, Southampton SO14 3ZH
  Winchester School of Art, Park Ave, Winchester SO23 1BF
Student Residences Bencraft Court, Bassett Green Rd, Southampton SO16 3QB
  Brunei House, Glen Eye Road, Southampton SO16 3UB
  Chamberlain Hall, Glen Eyre Road, Southampton SO16 3UD
  Connaught Hall, Wessex Lane, Southampton SO18 2NS
  Erasmus Park, Easton Lane, Winchester SO23 7XA
  Gateley Hall, 15/17 Archers Road, Southampton SO15 2WF
  Glen Eyre Hall, Glen Ayre Road, Southampton SO16 3UF
  Highfield Hall, Omdurman Road, Southampton SO17 1AW
  Montefiore Halls, Wessex Lane, Southampton SO18 2NU
  Romero Hall, 38/44 Archers Road, Southampton SO15 2LT
  St Margaret's House, Hulse Road, Southampton SO15 2JX
  South Hill, Glen Eyre Road, Southampton SO16 3RD
Auditors Mazars Neville Russell
Bankers Fortis Bank NV
Solicitors Messrs Bond Pearce
Robemakers J Whippell & Co Ltd

Submitted by the Secretariat
Last reviewed: 18-Jul-2008
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