History of the university begins in 1840 when the Winchester Diocesan Training School for training elementary teachers. It reached university status in 2005.

In the University of Winchester there is

  • Faculty of Arts

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Sport

  • Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care

  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Why should you join University of Winchester?

  • Innovative and forward-thinking learning and teaching with scholars at the forefront of their disciplines

  • A great location in Hampshire in the ancient cathedral city of Winchester, which is one hour away from London

  • An attractive campus situated within walking distance of the city centre

  • First year full-time undergraduates are guaranteed high quality campus accommodation (subject to conditions)

  • Great sports facilities, including the Winchester Sports Stadium and new University Gym

  • A new Student Union inside the award-winning University Centre

  • Research activity at national and international levels of excellence

  • A safe and supportive community with an informal culture

  • A dedicated centre for research and knowledge exchange offering support for postgraduate research students.

University of Winchester has two campuses: the King Alfred Campus and West Downs. Most of the undergraduate study and halls of residence are in the King Alfred Campus(Queens Road and Burma Road).