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Our Student Charter

The University of Southampton is committed to supporting the experience of our students as they work towards fulfilling their academic and personal potential.

The Student Charter is a reference point for our students and staff setting out our expectations, rights and responsibilities as members of the University community. It does not constitute a legally binding contract, but gives an overview of how we work together to establish and maintain our unique learning and living culture. Our Student Charter has been jointly developed by the University and the Students’ Union (SUSU.). The University of Southampton works in partnership with the Union on the implementation of the Charter.

Our Student Charter

The Student Charter sets out responsibilities and expectations for everyone at the University
A supportive University community

At all times you can expect that the University will:


As a student you will:


To support you during your studies the University will:

As a student you will:

The Student Charter has been signed by Professor Sir Christopher Snowden on behalf of the University of Southampton, and Benjamin Franklin on behalf of the University of Southampton Students' Union.

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