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OUDES (Development & Environment)

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Are you interested in third world development and the environment? We’re the OU Development and Environment Society (OUDES). We exist to support students and alumni in promoting the protection of the environment, in reducing poverty and in defence of human rights.

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10 reasons to get involved

Join in the discussions on our Forums, Facebook and Twitter.

Influence how the University is run and get the student voice heard.

Get involved in societies and events.

Join in with the many volunteering opportunities.

An opportunity to debate the issues most important to you, hear inspirational speakers and socialise with other students.

Talk to a peer supporter or share advice with other students.

Help support other students to study or access help for yourself.

Save money on lots of products through the NUS Extra card.