The Wessex Institute of technology is located at the entrance of the New Forest National Park. This park had been used as a private hunting ground for many generations of royalty before becoming a national park. The greenery, wildlife and rural villages cover the majority of the area. The institute stands out as the most unique and significant location within the area.
The organization is known for their research programs with other European universities. Universita di Siena, Universidad de Granada and the University of the West of England are some of their notable partners. Many private and public organizations fund their research.
The institute also has a very popular publishing project known as the WITPress. They have opened up over 30,000 reasearch papers for public viewing. Anybody can go to the WITPress page and search through the papers to find what they need. They may also download the documents as a PDF file for free.