We can trace our history back to two colleges based in Sheffield in the 19th century. These colleges later merged with Sheffield Training College and Sheffield Technology College to create Sheffield Polytechnic, which then became Sheffield Hallam University in 1992.
Dates back to 1862 when the Hartley Institution was established in the centre of Southampton. Hartley Institution became Hartley University College and moved out of the city centre in 1919. It became the University of Southampton in April 1952.
Its origins can be traced to a private School of Art founded in 1855, which became Southampton College of Art. Mergers with the Southampton College of Technology and the College of Nautical Studies led to the establishment of Southampton Institute in 1984.
In 1836 St George’s Hospital Medical School joined the University of London. In 1995 a joint faculty was established with Kingston University. Today, it is the UK’s only dedicated health sciences university.
At the forefront of learning and teaching since originating as England’s first teacher training college in 1838. The College of St Mark and St John (Plymouth Marjon University) moved to Plymouth in 1973, became a University College in 2007 and was awarded University title in 2013.
Founded in 1967, Scotland’s first new university in 400 years. Strong history of innovation and excellence. Designated Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence in 2008 and the first UK University to introduce a two semester system.