University of Southampton located at Southampton in England was established as Hartley institution in 1862 and was officially chartered in 1952. Considered as one of the elite universities in the UK it is constantly featured in the list of Top 100 universities around the world and goes by the motto 'Strenuis Ardua Cedunt' which stands for 'The Heights Yield to Endeavour'.
The University is recognized as one of the leaders in Research deriving a major sum of from its revenue from research based activities while having constantly maintained its forte as the highest scoring universities in terms of teaching and learning.
It has over 24,000 students pursuing graduate and post graduate courses making it the most populated university in terms of students in and around its area. It has six different campuses housing faculties such as Humanities, Natural and Environmental Sciences, Medicine, Business and Law, Social and Human Sciences with one is Malaysia offering varied Engineering programs.
University of Southampton is also one of the leading entrepreneurial universities in the UK and its spin-out ventures are worth a combined ï¿½160 million garnering comparisons to that of Stanford University for its commercialization of academic research.