Student Living In Southampton
Southampton is a city ready to impress with a wide variety of options to entertain you living here. Whether its walks through the abundance of green spaces, a trip around the shops or a night out, there are plenty of things to do in Southampton.
Where to spend that spare cash
A short walk to the city centre and you will find all of the big name brands as well as cool independent outlets to explore. Westquay Shopping Centre is the focal point for all shopping and offers everything from clothes, gifts, tech to lots of tasty places to eat as well.
There is a great street food market along Above Bar most weekends offering an array of cuisines. The same area turns into a festive German Market every December, offering cold drinks, hot food and loads of other fun things to do in Southampton.
Student Nights Out
Southampton nightlife is something everybody should have the chance to experience. There are plenty of opportunities to catch some live music in Southampton. The O2 Guildhall has hosted many musicians, comedians and sports events over the years. Keep an eye on their listings for whats coming up.
For something more intimate, try the Joiners. This venue is just a short walk away from LFW and has hosted some huge names at the beginning of their careers including Coldplay, Oasis, Primal Scream and Ed Sheeran to name a few.
Plunge into history
Southampton has a close connection as a departure port for the doomed maiden crossing of the Titanic. Now, throughout the city, there are several historical sites which makes up part of the Titanic story.
This includes our very own enclosed car park. This acted as a goods shed holding food and drink ready to be loaded onto the ship before departure. If you need a break from Southampton student life, why not stroll around the Titanic walk to learn more about the city.
Catering for all tastes
Food & Drink
There are plenty of places to go in Southampton if you want to grab a bite to eat and order food direct to your student room.
If you love a good night out with your mates, the range of bars in Southampton will hit the spot. There’s too many to mention, but you’ll be sure to find plenty of choice near Lucia Foster Welch.