Alumni are a vital part of the university community and help contribute to the success of the institution in many different ways. Find out about how you could get involved.
Support our events programme
Attend one of our events in the UK or across the globe. Find out what is coming soon on our Events Calendar.
Sponsor an event
Host an alumni reception in your work place. Simply tell us of your interest via our update form. The next time we are organising an event in your area, we will get in touch.
Organise your own event
We can help contact old friends, market your event and give you advice on planning. Find out more.
Join an International Branch
Ever wondered how many alumni live in your country or if there's a branch in your area that you could join? Find out.
Could you talk to prospective students about what life is like living and studying in Southampton? Then come and lend a hand at one of our open days, answering questions and sharing your experience.
Support the Community
Are you wanting to have fun and give back to the community? Community Volunteering brings together over 200 local opportunities in areas such as sports, the arts, support and advice, translation, children and youth work, music, social welfare and more!
Attend organised sessions discussing 'making sense of British culture' to help our new international students settle into life in the UK.
Volunteer as 'front of house' staff as the theatre enters a new, exicting phase in its history.
Support our research
Do you want to help improve the quality of research at the University of Southampton? The University are looking to appoint members of the public to become members of several lay committees, examining the ethics of future research projects.
Southampton Careers Network
Profile your career online and help current students understand more about your industry and options available to
them after graduation, via the Southampton Careers Network.
Offer work experience or placements
Can you or your company offer current students the opportunity to get hands on experience in an industry they are passionate about? Find out about our programmes.
Give a Careers Talk
Come and share your experience on a panel of alumni, or with experts from your industry for our current students. Find out about the different types of talk, and tell us of your interest via our update form, so the next time we are looking for speakers we can get in touch.
Help us locate our lost alumni
Do you have contact with lots of people from your time at Southampton? Do they all hear from us still? Why not ask them to contact us or pass us their contact details if their name appears on our lost lists.
Do you have a story to tell? Have you achieved something extraordinary? Why not submit an article for Hartley News.
Be an ambassador
Could you talk to prospective students about what it's really like to study at Southampton? Tell us of your interest via our update form, and we will be in touch the next time we are looking for someone in your area.
Link with world-class researchers
Could your business benefit from the expertise of professors helping find a business or technical solution? Find out more.
Use world-class facilities
Would your business benefit from using the equipment, facilities and laboratories at the University? Find out more.
Take a further course
Postgraduate qualification, evening class or professional vocational course. See what is on offer.
Donate to the Annual Giving Programme and support the University's key strategic priorities
The Annual Giving Programme supports our strategic priorities through five key programme areas that reflect the aims of the University, enabling the best and brightest students at Southampton to receive the best education. Find out more about our priorities or give a gift online.
Invest in Research Enterprise
Work with us to help exploit our Intellectual Property (IP) through the development of spin out companies, joint ventures or industry-led deals, potentially as an angel investor. Find out more.
Leave a legacy
Since Henry Robinson Hartley made a bequest in 1852 and founded the original Hartley Institution, a tradition of patronage has shaped the University and has enabled it to become a leading teaching and research institution with a global reputation for cutting edge-research and teaching. Find out more.
There are many different ways you can be involved.