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Giving your time is a great way to share your talents, skills and experience to benefit current students while also staying connected to the University of Southampton. As part of the alumni community, there are a number of opportunities available to you. Every opportunity will help enrich the learning experiences of students.

Benefits of volunteering

Our alumni choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons. For some, it is a way of giving back to the University, for others it is a way of championing their chosen field. Volunteering helps with:

Volunteering opportunities

Below are a list of our current volunteer opportunities:

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Increase Employability of Students

Help the University's Career Service enhance student employability through panel events, speed networking events, or a guest lecture opportunity.

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Students at Open Day

Support UK Student Recruitment

Come back to campus and speak to prospective students during the University of Southampton’s Open Days

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Tell your story We are always looking for alumni to provide profiles about what they have done after graduating from Southampton. If you have an interesting story that you would like to share, or if you would like to describe your pathway to success then we want to hear from you.
Recruit International Students For International Alumni, Offer holder/conversion events are great ways for alumni to interact with prospective students from around the world. The International Office facilitates several Offer holder/Conversion events several times a year throughout the world. This is an opportunity for prospective students to speak with alumni from their country and discuss their time at the University of Southampton and life in the United Kingdom.
Mentor Current Students Alumni mentoring is a great way for alumni to give back to current students. There are four different types of mentoring at the University of Southampton: Career Mentoring, Career Contacts, Business Mentoring, and Diversity Mentoring.
Provide Students with Internships and Work Experience Internships and work placements are extremely important in increasing the employability of Southampton graduates. If you are able to provide current students with internships or work experience, please get in touch at

If you are interested in one of the above positions, complete the volunteering form

Volunteering form

Alumni volunteers come from all sectors to work towards the future success of the University. With their help we can ensure students benefit from the wealth of knowledge of the alumni community and draw upon these experiences.

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