SUMS is a single system which can be easily embedded into the heart of your organisation. Created by students' unions, for students' unions, SUMS uses pioneering, data-driven technology to organise and understand your student membership, meaning that you can focus on what truly matters: the student experience.

SUMS interface on mobile phone

What is SUMS?

The Students’ Union Management System (SUMS) uses innovative technology to understand, organise, and utilise your student membership data


An ever-growing, ever-evolving platform designed to stay on the cutting edge of the needs of your membership.


Easy to use. Simple to learn. Quick to implement. Managing your membership has never been easier.


SUMS works with its users to ensure that its platform is optimised and perfectly crafted to deliver its services.


Using data to make informed, effective decisions. Never have you felt closer to your members.

What can SUMS do for you?

SUMS has a plethora of features which bring you closer to the heart of your membership. Each module is intelligently linked to allow your organisation to be as effective as possible.


Pioneering, fast, simple setup. From nominations to voting, elegant elections management for every step of the process.


Fully control your transactions, stock, product customisation and purchase history.


Understand your members like never before with reports, analysis, and student touchpoint timelines.

Communications & Website

Centrally manage website content and design, newsletters, surveys, including full feedback and analysis.


Streamlined training, volunteering and opportunities management to create skills-based student employability profiles.

Student Engagement

Student representation, academic opportunities, rep suggestions, and student suggestions platforms.

Digital Signage

Bespoke digital signage with scheduling, carousel and zoning options. Take control of your media and advertising.


Full student dashboard for sports and societies. Committee training, financial management, and more.


Event calendar, ticketing, reporting, customer profiles, entry validation and scheduling.

...and much more

Key Stats

The Students’ Union Management System (SUMS) is dedicated to supporting student engagement



Actively engaged with SUMS over 8 different students' unions

£6.5 Million


Sales processed within EPOS over the past academic year


Election Votes

Unique student votes in various democratic elections


Activity Memberships

Members participating in different sports and societies

All information from 2018

Who we work with

Interested in SUMS?

SUMS is a social enterprise developed by a leading, professional team. Not only are we nationally recognised for our student engagement practices, we also value customer service at the heart of what we provide and are careful to ensure that we always have enough staff to support this. We encourage peer-to-peer collaboration with users, and have a team of developers at the ready for any additional help required along the way.

We are looking to bring more partners onto the platform. If you are interested in finding out more, or have any general queries, let us know.