for international students in Southampton and Winchester

We have one  Friends International staff member in Southampton and Winchester, plus one Reach Volunteer, and also a number of other people who volunteer to help at some of our events.

Susan Caddy

Susan is the Centre Team Leader for Friends International in Southampton and Winchester. Susan was born and brought up in Southampton, worked as a nurse in Nottingham, and then lived in Albania from 2001-2007, so has experience of life abroad and learning another language. You can find her at most Friends International events.


Ena did her masters degree at Southampton University. She is from China, and has chosen to stay on in Southampton for a second year with Friends International as a “Reach Volunteer” – helping alongside Susan at events. You can find her at most of the Friends International events.

Local Link (Ellen)

If you have any queries about Local Link (whether you are a student or a host) then you can get in touch with us at the email address above.  Ellen is the cordinator for Local Link and can answer any questions you have.


We have many volunteers who help organize trips, host events, and make food. Here are some of the volunteers you might meet this year: Richard and Margaret are volunteers with Friends International, and organise many of our trips; in addition, they also host the Culture Course at their home. Ian and Lucy host the “Open…

Summer Cafe

We will be running a Summer International Café on Monday evenings from 2  July to 20  August 2018 at Portswood Church. If you have any questions, please email Ena and Mary using this email.