Benefits of Individual Membership

  • Gain CPD points from UK events
  • Significant discount on SUT events and SUT Sponsored industry events
  • Member discounts on publications, and advertising
  • Special Interest Groups with membership from industry, academia and ocean governance allow you to contribute to technology foresight and influence ocean & industry policy development
  • Global network for knowledge sharing, innovation and communication between members
  • Technical publications and discounts on our published books archived since 1966
  • Conferences, seminars, evening meetings, workshops, training courses and technical visits
  • Contribute to technology foresight and influence ocean & industry policy development
  • Members’ Only Area – our comprehensive online directory
  • Members’ magazine UT2 and e-magazine UT3 for marine technology-related news and views
  • Subsea Engineering Register of specialist engineers
  • Student sponsorship through Educational Support Fund grants
  • “Oceans of Opportunity” careers information for schools and students
  • Contribute to our global quarterly Magazine Big Blue World

Individual Membership requirements

Full Member

Full membership offers all benefits and voting rights. Applicants should either:

  • be aged over 21 years
  • show a professional interest or experience in the field of underwater technology
  • be a graduate of a recognised university or hold a diploma from a recognised engineering institution or a qualification of comparable status in a relevant branch of science or technology


  • hold a post of responsibility in the field of underwater technology for not less than three years.

Fellow (elected only)

Fellows must be elected by SUT Council and should:

  • be aged over 33 years
  • be a member of SUT for at least 2 years
  • be engaged for at least 3 years in a senior position of responsibility in a branch of underwater technology
  • be identified with the long–term interests of the Society and the achievement of its objectives.

Student Member

Applicants should:

  • be aged over 17 years
  • be intending to be engaged in the field of underwater technology or in a field of engineering, industry, science or teaching connected directly or indirectly with underwater technology
  • be able to provide confirmation of undergoing full–time education.

To join SUT

If you need help, please email the Membership Secretary for more information, [email protected]

Corporate Membership

Details of Corporate Membership are available from J Hinton, the Membership Secretary.
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