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,

Corporate Membership

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