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Welcome to the OUPS website



The Open University Psychological Society is a not for profit, charitable organisation that run events to support Open University students through and beyond their psychology degree.

OUPS is pleased to announce the introduction of our e-newsletter. To celebrate the Society's 40th Anniversary we have added back editions and also previous anniversary special editions. Please note that the May 2014 edition is only available in electronic form and is an extra copy of News & Views in addition to the 4 hard copies that you usually receive. Visit the page by clicking here or select the Newsletters tab at the top of the page.

Special offer for DE100 students:

OUPS would like to welcome all new DE100 students to your first compulsory psychology module. In order to help you get to know OUPS a little better you have been given an introductory year’s free membership of our society. As part of this offer you will get electronic versions of the quarterly newsletter as well as discounted fees for OUPS National and Regional events. We hope that you will enjoy your year’s free membership and that it will help you feel part of the OU Psychology community. All you need to do to receive the benefits of membership is first to register with your details on this website;  then to  email Irene at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   telling her that you want to take up your free membership. [Sorry that you need to do all this but we are still working on the website to make it more user friendly.]

We are running two events for DE100 students this year. There is a DE100 course overview day In London on 2nd May. We are also running a DE100 Consolidation & Inspiration Residential Weekend at Warwick University on 3rd-5th July. Further details can be found by clicking on the relevant links below. You may also be interested in attending 'Raising your Game: an essential skills workshop' - see below. 



- DD303 REVISION WEEKEND 4th-6th September 2015 Warwick University.  Click here for more information.

- New 'RAISING YOUR GAME': An essential skills workshop for psychology students 4th-6th September 2015 Warwick University. Click here for more information

- SDK228 SPRINGBOARD WEEKEND: For those starting SDK228 in October 2015 or for those interested in mental health 4th-6th September 2015 Warwick University . Click here for more information 

Please note we have just managed to negotiate a limited number of additional ensuite rooms, so these are now available for booking alongside standard rooms. If you require an upgrade to an ensuite room (+£59) please contact the Business Administrator as soon as possible.


-New OUPS CAMBRIDGE MEMORY CONFERENCE: Understand Your Memory & Use it More Effectively  7th November 2015 Royal Cambridge Hotel. Click here for more information

-New OUPS CAMBRIDGE Positive Psychology Workshop: Happiness pure & applied - an introduction to Positive Psychology  10th October 2015 Royal Cambridge Hotel. Click here for more information




Members can find Psychology courses or vacancies by logging in and clicking here or navigating to Courses and Vacancies under the Links tab.