The University of Southampton is already one of the top 15 research universities in the UK and has achieved consistently high scores for its teaching and learning activities. Our eight faculties, which cover a wide range of subject areas, are supported by a range of professional services. Southampton is one of the leading entrepreneurial universities in the UK. Southamptoní»s record for success in spinning out its research excellence into business ventures has made it one of the leading entrepreneurial universities in the UK. In fact our success in commercialising academic research has been favourably compared with top US university Stanford in a recent Library House study. We are committed to a comprehensive policy of equal opportunities both in employment and for students.