Frequently asked questions
This page contains a list of FAQs, if you have any other queries then email the club, and we will add it to the list. Specific information about daywalks and away trips can be found on the relevant pages. We've also added a few links to other organisations at the bottom of this page that we think you'll find useful :)
How much does it cost to join?
Are there any additional costs?
How do I get my daywalk refund money?
How do I know how much I have in my SUHC account?
How do I join your fantastic club?
Do I need to be a member to come on daywalks and socials?
How do I join your mailing list?
Can University Staff and Alumni attend your events?
Do I require any prior expertise?
Do I require the University's "Sport and Wellbeing Membership" to join your events?
Is there somewhere I can go to find out what I need to bring and what is expected of me as a member?
When and where are the daywalks and who can go?
Do I need to buy specialist kit?
"Sturdy shoes"? So what should I be wearing on my feet?
Will you be at the Bunfight?
Is the club just about walking?
Why do you have 2 Day Walk, Away Trip and Social Secs?
I love the club so much and want to help run it! How can I join the committee?
Where can I see more photos and videos of where you've been?
General website links you might find useful.
16-25 Railcard- Information on obtaining big discounts off train journeys in the UK.
The Chase Walk - Website of The Chase Walk competition, of which SUHC is a regular (and successful!)participant.
Walking Safety Guide - by Great Outdoors Superstore.
Union Southampton (Us.) - The university's Student's Union, formerly known as SUSU (Southampton University Student Union)
BMC - British Mountaineering Council - Representative body of climbers, mountaineers and hillwalkers in England and Wales. SUHC is not an affiliated club
Gov.uk - Information on driving a minibus on a normal car licence in the UK.
Southampton University's Active Travel scheme - Encoraging sustainable transport, including walking, both for commuting to campus and for recreation.
New Forest National Park Authority - The organisation responsible for managing the New Forest, and hosts of an annual autumn walking festival within the park.
Outdoor Shops - feel free to contact the committee if you have any questions before making a big purchase!
Other societies at the University of Southampton that venture into the wilderness...
Mountaineering Club (SUMC)
Mountain Bike Club (SUMBC)
External links. SUHC cannot accept responsibility for any broken, inaccurate or offensive content on these sites.