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Support from the University doesn’t end after you leave - Southampton Solent University offers a range of services to graduates. These include careers and business support, replacing lost certificates/transcripts or finding lost friends.

Career and business support

If you're looking for career advice or business support, the employability and enterprise service can offer their help for up to three years after you graduate.

The team can offer guidance, mentoring, drop-in sessions and workshops around a range of employability topics. You can also register on the University’s graduate job dashboard, Solent Graduate Jobs, to receive the latest vacancies that are targeted specifically towards Solent graduates.

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Starting your own business

The employability and enterprise team can also support graduate businesses and freelancers, providing space, consultancy and sometimes even initial funding to help your business grow. Support includes 'first steps' advice and access to our graduate entrepreneur scheme.

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Already own your own business?

Our employability and enterprise service can promote your business to students. The team can work with you on a variety of opportunities including advertising placements, internship promotion or guest speaking.

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Solent Entrepreneurs' Network for Sustainable Enterprises

Entrepreneurial alumni can attend the SENSE entrepreneurship network. The group is made up of graduates, staff and friends of Southampton Solent University.

The SENSE Network is run by Greg Sandford, a freelance communications manager who established his own business in 2012. For further information or to contact SENSE directly, please visit the website or email

Replacement degree certificates

Your degree certificate would have been awarded to you on completion of your qualification here at Southampton Solent University. Students are able to order replacement certificates online.

To request an academic reference, confirmation of attendance or a transcript of results, please contact

Finding lost friends

If you've lost contact with a friend you met here at Solent, the Alumni Association can try to help you find them again.

Simply fill in the form below and, if your friend's email address is on our records, we will pass on your contact details and a personal message.

  • Name
  • Your friend
    Tell us who you are looking for.
  • Name
  • Which contact information shall we share with your friend?

Due to data protection regulation we cannot disclose personal details and are unable to confirm or deny that the person you are looking for is on our database. If your friend wishes to contact you then they will get in touch using the details you have provided.

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