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Geeta Uppal Host of the Community Hour

Wednesday 5th May 2021 at 3pm

Community Hour with Geeta Uppal with guests Caroline Barfoot, Maryam Taher and Dan Steel from Solent University. They will be Discussing University of Sanctuary.

Here is the link to listen again or download the whole programme that went on air today at 3pm


Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions.

We are dedicated to pursuit of university education that enables learners from all backgrounds to become enterprising citizens and responsible leaders. We are committed to promoting economic and social prosperity for the communities we serve.

At Solent University, we offer a range of courses within our areas of expertise. The University is home to three creative faculties and schools:

  • Faculty of Creative Industries, Architecture and Engineering.
  • Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies.
  • Solent’s Business and Law Schools.
  • Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences.
  • Warsash Maritime School.

Support is available to those who are wanting to start their studies at Solent University. From open days to bursaries, find out more about what we offer our students.

Our work with the local community.

With over 160 years of experience working with the city and our commitment to social justice, we’re proud to be making a difference. Our Civic Charter was launched in Autumn 2019 to help the University in further strengthening its role in the community.

As Southampton has developed, so has Solent, opening the door for people to go on and build successful working lives. We champion the city’s strengths, recognise its challenge and seize the opportunity to work collaboratively to build a fairer and sustainable future for all.

Our connections, resources and knowledge allow us to take action on the issues we feel we can make a difference. Read more about our commitments:

There are many others ways in which Solent can help the local community from supporting local businesses with student placement and live briefs, promoting volunteer opportunities to, supporting community organisations through a range of specialist knowledge, resources and expertise.

Find out more.

If you are looking to start a course at Solent, or a member of the local community wanting support, there are many ways how you can get in touch with Solent University: