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! Here are the links to join our society, keep updated and start Gold with us, in up to 5 easy steps!

1. Join the DofE Society

Join the society by purchasing membership on our SU page (only £1.50). You also need to have paid for the Societies Federation fee, which is £19.

2. Keep Updated

For events and updates, join our:

  • Facebook page (our main communication)
  • WhatsApp Chat (our secondary communication)
  • Mailing list (below) for regular updates during term and important DofE Society news.
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For people completing Gold DofE Award:

 3. Join Scout Network*

You'll need to become a member of Scout Network, (Scout Association) for free, for ages 18 - 25. If you already have a Scout Member number, please provide it in the appropriate form in Step 4. If not, we can arrange for you to be provided with one after submitting the form.

  4. Sign up for Gold DofE with us*

Want to start Gold? Enrol for the Gold Award.

Already started Gold? Transfer to complete your award with us.

5. Start Completing Gold!

Want to know more about completing Gold? See The Award pages on our website for info.

Want a mentor for tailored eDofE advice? Register here to request a mentor from the Society to help!

For updates on training and expeditions, join our Gold Award Facebook Group.

For people who have already completed their Gold DofE Award:

If you have already achieved your Gold DofE Award, visit our page for Post-Gold Members to see activities that you may be interested in! We also have opportunities to help with the running of the society, so if you are interested in becoming a mentor for our mentor scheme (sign-up) and/or help on trips by supervising or driving please Contact Us.