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Joining our community

University life is about more than studying; it's about people, new experiences and making memories! Here are just a few of the ways you can connect with others, make friends, and have a great time during your studies.

Joining our community

Join the Official University of Southampton Freshers Facebook group

SUSU have set up an online community group which is useful for chatting with other students, as well as finding out more about SUSU events and activities.

Follow the Students’ Union on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Join the official Freshers Facebook group

Follow our Student Communications social channels

Your Student Communications Team is here to provide you with the latest news, events and opportunities to help you make the most of your time as a UoS student.

Facebook: Student Communications Facebook page
Twitter: @UoSStudentComms
Snapchat: Add us at unisouthampton


Your internal portal: SUSSED

Once you have your University log in, you can familiarise yourself with your internal student portal, SUSSED. The portal includes internal student news, events and quick links to help enhance your studies.

Please note: It can take up to two weeks for you to be given access to SUSSED as it will depend on your enrolment status.


Download the MySouthampton app:

The MySouthampton app, gives you access to map services, emails, your timetables and much more.

Download the app

Join clubs and societies

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Your Students' Union gives you plenty of opportunities to have fun and get involved with something new.

With over 300 clubs and societies, including 40 international societies and over 2,500 volunteering opportunities, there really is something for everyone.

Clubs and societies

Explore our campuses and cities

Each of our campuses have study spaces, libraries, cafes and restaurants and some also have gym and sports facilities. No matter which campus your course is based at, you can use the facilities at any campus.

Did you know students who live in our halls of residence get a free UniLink bus pass? If you don’t live in halls, remember all students are entitled to student rates.

Our campuses Campus maps

Southampton and Winchester

Southampton and Winchester are student-friendly cities with plenty of green spaces, history and culture

Things to do in Southampton

Things to do in Winchester

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