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University of Winchester

About Winchester

Find out all about Winchester

  • Winchester is a city and based the county town of Hampshire, England. Located at the western end of the South Downs National Park, along the course of the River Itchen.
  • Winchester’s major landmark is Winchester Cathedral, one of the largest cathedrals in Europe, with the distinction of having the longest nave and overall length of all Gothic cathedrals in Europe.
  • Winchester is home to the University of Winchester and Winchester College, the oldest public school in the United Kingdom still to be using its original buildings.

University of Winchester Facts

  • The University of Winchester is a public research university in the city of Winchester, Hampshire. It began as the Winchester Diocesan Training School in 1840, with the aim of training elementary schoolmasters.
  • It now offers undergraduate and postgraduate study in a range of subjects within the arts, humanities, health and social care, social sciences, business, law, sport, and education.
  • Students of the university graduate at Winchester Cathedral, which is one of the largest in Europe. Once graduated, students can use the post-nominal title of “Winton” from the Latin Wintoniensis meaning “of Winchester”.
  • The main university campus, King Alfred, is a 10-minute walk to the city center of Winchester.
  • This also includes The Vault, an event space with a capacity of 1,200, which is used for cinema screenings, gigs, and parties.
  • The University of Winchester introduced its own sustainable cups, made partly with recycled chewing gum.


Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 4NR, United Kingdom

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