About University of Southampton
University of Southampton is one of the top 10 research universities in the UK and has achieved consistently high scores for its teaching and learning activities. Southampton has more than 20 Academic Schools which cover a huge range of subject areas. There are six campuses in all - five in various locations around Southampton and one in Winchester. The Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) is one of the world’s leading institutes for photonics research, based at the University of Southampton. ORC is one of the schools in the Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics at the University of Southampton, focusing on Photonics; the study of light. Research areas include optical fibres and materials, lasers and waveguides, and more.