Students' Union and Staff Social Centre

As a postgraduate student, you will automatically become a member of Southampton University Students’ Union (SUSU), one of the largest in the UK. Postgraduate students also enjoy full access to the Staff Social Centre facilities.

The Students' Union

The Students' Union

Heart of the University social scene

SUSU facilities

SUSU is the hub of the University social scene and has an active postgraduate community. Located on the Highfield Campus, the main SUSU complex enjoys a wide range of facilities, including:

This is just a small selection of what SUSU has to offer. There are stalls and activities on the Highfield Campus almost every day and a weekly market selling fresh, local produce.

You can also enjoy Students’ Union facilities at Winchester School of Art, where SUSU also provides a wide range of events and support services.


The Students’ Union is here to support you, and provides services such as:

The Students’ Union also runs a series of campaigns throughout the year to make sure you stay informed about everything you need to know to live a safe, healthy and productive life in Southampton.

Get involved

Through the Students’ Union, you can take part in:

Staff Social Centre

All postgraduate students have access to all the facilites of the Staff Social Centre, including a bar with a pool table, restaurants, cafés and a lounge.

More information

Visit the SUSU website -

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