*You’re now officially a member of University of Portsmouth Students’ Union (UPSU or The Union for short). Welcome! 😙

We’re a family of over 30,000 unique Portsmouth students and not only that but your membership is FREE! 

We’ll help you succeed in your degree, find your people, look after yourself, make change and help you to develop as a person. 

Whether you're here in Portsmouth, part of our London Campus, a distant learner or studying through one of our partnerships, we are here to make sure you are all represented and have a great University journey and experience.

Ready to see what we’ve got in store for you? Scroll on down… 🌟🎓

SU Welcome Events

Handpicked events on our event schedule that you won't want to miss


Sat 16 Sep, 11:00

Gun House Green


Sat 16 Sep, 11:00

Gun House Green


Sun 17 Sep, 22:00


Don't forget that The Union Fresher's Packs are the ONLY OFFICIAL Fresher's events, endorsed by your Union and working in partnership with our night time economy partners to ensure you're getting great value and can feel safe on your night out!

Official Portsmouth Freshers 2023

Hot Topics for new students

What is an SU

Find out more about why we exist and what you can get from your membership

Find out more!

The Ultimate Packing List

Not sure what to bring to Uni? We've got you covered with our Ultimate University Packing List!

Download the List

Get more out of your time in Portsmouth!

Portsmouth has so much to offer as a Student City! We take a look and guide you through some of the places you may not know about!

Explore Portsmouth

Your SU Membership

This kind of membership automatically applies to any current student on a University of Portsmouth course as well as Union Elected Officers.

Additional fees for groups membership may apply.

Receive Regular Updates

Right To Vote In Student Elections

Right To Join Clubs & Societies

Right to Run In Student Elections

Free Independent Advice

Your Elected Officers 2023/24

The Union has a vision of creating a positive impact with every Portsmouth student during their time at University and the Officers are here to make changes to ensure that can happen. If you ever need to contact the Officers collectively, you can do so by emailing electedofficers@upsu.net or, if you want to contact a specific officer, click on their photo.

Find your people and feel at home

UPSU Student Groups

Student Groups are a great development opportunity and a great place to find new friends, build a community and have a sense of belonging while at University

Find out more!

UoP Sport Teams

Join one of the 34 Team UoP Sports Clubs, try something new or carry on your favourite activity. Play, train or compete!

Give me sport!

Feeling Overwhelmed, Seek Advice

Welcomemonth can be overwhelming for some, if you are unsure about carrying on your Uni journey, chat to your independent advice service

Get Advice

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