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About Us

Who are we?

The DofE Society is for anyone with an interest in hiking, the outdoors, volunteering, being active, or the DofE Award. If you want to complete your Gold DofE at uni, or learn more about what this involves, you've come to the right place! And if you've already finished your DofE or just want to be a casual member (all the hiking fun without signing up to the DofE Award!), we also have lots of opportunities to get involved, to go on new adventures, and share skills within our community.

What We Do

Whether you're an aspiring Gold Award participant, you've already been to Buckingham Palace or you love the great outdoors, we've got something to offer!

The DofE Award

If your award is already underway or you want to start from scratch, we can help you! We'll guide you through eDofE and the award's sections, as well as train you to complete your expeditions with us! See more about the Award


Our trips are the highlight of the DofE calendar! We run annual weekends away to Snowdonia and the Brecon Beacons - as training exercises for our participants, and as an opportunity to get out and about for anyone who loves the great outdoors! What better way to get the city air out of your lungs than by reaching the top of Snowdon? See more about our trips

Post-Gold Community

Finished your award but are not ready to hang up your walking boots just yet? Our Post-Gold community is a massive part of our society: they're at the forefront of our mentor scheme, join us at socials and on trips, and take part in other opportunities that go beyond the DofE award. See more about Post-Golds


The very heart of the society! Ranging from night hikes to circling, they're the perfect opportunity to have a chat, let your hair down, and bond over our experiences - because who hasn't got stuck on a moor or lost their cutlery in a reservoir before? We have something for everyone, so please have a look at our Events Calendar.

Join Us

Starting to get your bearings with the society? Then have a more detailed look at what we can offer you on our Get Started pages!

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Organisations We Operate Under
DofE Logo The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Society has been helping members achieve their Gold Award for well over a decade; we are one of only a handful of wholly student-run DofE centres! You are more than welcome to join our society, whether you're new to DofE or a seasoned pro. Please contact us if you want to get involved!
We now operate through Bablake Scout Network, Coventry Scouts, the Scout Association. You don't need to have been a member of the Scouts before, and registering for the Scout Network is free and easy (for trips where Scout membership is necessary we will register on your behalf after you consent to this). It also gives you a lot more opportunities for your volunteering section and residential.