Making an Annual Gift

Every year thousands of alumni make a gift to the Annual Giving Programme.

The Annual Giving Programme offers our alumni and friends the opportunity to support the strategic aims of the University by making yearly gifts to an area of their choice within our key priorities. Gifts range in size but each and every gift made to the Annual Giving Programme from alumni and friends is appreicated and makes a difference to our students.

To make your gift follow the instructions below.

Step 1: Choose an area to support

When you make a gift to Southampton you are supporting areas within the University which improve the quality of education our students recieve and make an impact on the world around us. A full list of these priorities can be found here to help you choose the area that you would like to support.

Step 2: Donate instantly online or fill out a gift form

After choosing which area you would like to support your can make your gift instantly online using using our secure online Donate Now webpage or you may fill out a gift form and return it to our office at the address listed at the bottom of the page.

When filling out your gift form, please fill out each section including - your personal details, the amount of your gift, which area you would like to support and the type of payment. And don’t forget to fill out the Gift aid section of your form.

Gifts are accepted in the following ways:

Gifts by cheque
All cheques should be made payable to ‘The University of Southampton’ and sent in to the Annual Giving office along with your gift form.

Gifts by credit or debit card
Gifts by credit or debit card can be made by entering your credit or debit card details in the appropriate section of your gift form.

Gifts by Direct Debit
If you wish to set up a Direct Debit, please complete the appropriate section on your gift form including your bank information, the amount and frequency of your gift and how often, and for how long, you would like to make your gift to the University. If you currently have a standing order with the University and would like to cancel it, please contact us.

Gifts by Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) vouchers
If you would like to give using a CAF voucher (payable to ‘The University of Southampton’) please choose the “Cheque/CAF voucher” option on your gift form.

Step 3: Send in your completed form and payment

Gifts are accepted by the Annual Giving office and can be sent to the address below:

Annual Giving
Office of Development and Alumni Relations
University of Southampton, Highfield Campus
FREEPOST LICENCE NO. RTHT-TBHY-ZJJR
Southampton
SO17 1YN
United Kingdom

If you have any questions or concerns about your gift, please contact us.

Your gift is vitally important to the success of our students and we would like to thank you for considering a gift to the University of Southampton.

Related pages

Annual Giving Priorities, Download our Gift Form, Contact us,

Key facts