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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 28th November 2015. We are also running a DE100 Consolidation & Inspiration Residential Weekend at Warwick University on 4th-6th March 2016. See details below



- DE100 CONSOLIDATION WEEKEND  4th-6th March 2016 Warwick University.   Click here for more information

DD307 CONSOLIDATION WEEKEND 4th-6th March 2016 Warwick University.  Click here for more information

- QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE METHODS AND STATISTICS WORKSHOP :  4th-6th March 2016 Warwick University .   Click here for more information

New DD210 CONSOLIDATION WEEKEND: 4th-6th March 2016 Warwick University. Bookings now open. Click here for more information.

New E219 CONSOLIDATION WEEKEND: 4th-6th March 2016 Warwick University. Bookings now open Click here for more information

- DD307 REVISION WEEKEND : 6th-8th May 2016 Warwick University   Click here for more information

New DE200 REVISION WEEKEND 6th-8th May 2016 Warwick University. Bookings now open. Click here for more information

- ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON 'EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY': 2nd - 4th September 2016. Click here for more information.

- ESSENTIAL SKILLS WORKSHOP 'Raising your game': 2nd - 4th September 2016. Click here for more information

- SDK228 SPRINGBOARD WEEKEND 'Science of the Mind':  2nd - 4th September 2016. Click here for more information. Open to everyone interested in mental health



 - SOUPS Course Overview Day for DD303: 19th March 2016 , Queen Mary's College , Basingstoke. Click here for more information. 

 - SOUPS Mindfulness Day: 17th April 2016 , The Yurt, Iver Environment Centre, Iver, Buckinghamshire. 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.