Giving Circles

The University of Suffolk’s Giving Circles serve to celebrate its increasingly powerful community of philanthropists, recognising the commitment of our supporters who share our belief in the transformational power of higher education. We can’t achieve the scale of our ambitions without their support.

If you would like to find out more about joining our donor community, helping to shape and drive the University’s successes for our region and beyond, contact us today on

Commemorative Circles 

Membership is awarded to those of our donor community that have cumulatively given over £2,000, £10,000 or £25,000 to the University since its independence. Members receive commensurate benefits in recognition of their generous support.

  • University of Suffolk Friends - Total giving of £2,000+ 
  • University of Suffolk Benefactors - Total giving of £10,000+
  • University of Suffolk Patrons  - Total giving of £25,000+ 

Vice-Chancellor's Circle

£10,000 initial gift; by invitation.

The Vice-Chancellor's Circle serves to recognise and collaborate with our supporters that regularly give high-value gifts to the University shaping its future direction.

To register your interest in joining the Vice Chancellor’s Circle, contact us today on

The Wolsey Circle

For those that have pledged to leave a gift to the University in their Will. 

The Wolsey Circle celebrates those very special people who have pledged to leave a gift in their Will to the future of higher education in Suffolk.  Make today count. If you would like to leave a legacy that has the power to change lives for our future generations, please consider joining the Wolsey Circle.

Make a donation today and join our donor community.

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