The University of Southampton
Alumni and supporters

Benefits and offers for alumni

Explore the many benefits and services we offer to our alumni, from discounted use of sports facilities to lifelong careers support.

To find out more, click on an image or jump to more benefits and services for our graduates.

An alumnus using the library

Alumni ID card

Apply for your alumni ID card for continued access to campus facilities

Graduates at a computer

Email services

Find out about our alumni email account and email for life forwarding services

Friends being reunited

Find a friend

Lost touch with University friends? Let us know and we'll try to reconnect you

Careers discussion

Careers support

Access lifelong careers support or share knowledge of your sector

Swimmer in the University pool

Sports membership

Find out about the generous discount you could receive on Sport and Wellbeing membership

Graduate using a smartphone

Stay in touch

Tell us if your contact details change - or just let us know what you're up to

More benefits and services for our graduates

Postgraduate fees discount

As University of Southampton graduate you are eligible for a 10 per cent discount on tuition fees for postgraduate study at Southampton. You can also get a discounted rate on our Lifelong Learning study days.

Life membership of the Students' Union

For one payment of £15 you can enjoy lifetime membership of the Students' Union, Union Southampton. This gives you great student rates, for example discounted entry to Union films. You could also get involved in your choice of 300 student-run clubs and societies or volunteer during RAG (Raise and Give). For more information email

Get your PhD thesis published

Last year there were nearly 82,000 PhD theses downloaded from the University of Southampton. Would you like yours to be included? To add your pre-2008 PhD thesis to the repository, download, print and complete the supplementary release form (PDF) and send it back to the University Librarian at Hartley Library.

Certificates and transcripts

If you need extra copies of your degree certificate or transcripts, visit the Student and Academic Administration website or email

Official University gifts

Remember your time at the University of Southampton with our range of official University merchandise.

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