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DevSoc (International Development)

Welcome to the Sussex International Development Society!

Our society aims to bring people interested in International Development together to have fun whether you are a student or not, network and learn about current topics in a friendly and welcoming setting. Everyone is welcome!  

This year we will be organising many events, such as film screenings, debates, conferences and socials.

Feel free to email us if you have any questions!  

DevSoc Committee:

President: Kieran Wilkie

Vice-President: Amy Stephens

Treasurer: Sara Campanella

Social Secretary: Laura Sharples & Lea Carle

Academic Secretary: Camilla Brotons & Isaac Kaparelis

Communications Officer: Victoria Marie

Welfare Officer: Dalila Ibrahim

Undergraduate Ambassador: Steph Hunt

Postgraduate Ambassador: Robert Dickinson


Upcoming events:

  • 1st Year Social

    • 8pm Thursday 19th October - Royal Pavilion Tavern

  • Global Studies Social

    • 9pm Thursday 26th October - Yates at Brighton


Other Planned Events:

  • Global Studies Debate Series

  • Christmas Party and Ice Skating

  • Trip to Oxford Forum for International Development

  • Many more..


If you are interested in taking part in the Global Health and Development Conference 2018, email info@corbissussex.org.

Get your free DevSoc membership now!




DevSoc is committed to creating a safe, tolerant and inclusive environment at our meetings, social events and academic events. We wish to ensure equal participation in the society's activities for every member, and challenge any discriminatory and oppressive behaviour.

If you want to know more about Safer Space Policy, visit https://www.sussexstudent.com/about-us/policies/safer-space/



If you have any questions regarding Safer Space Policy or any concern about inclusivity and discrimination, get in touch with our Welfare Officer, Dalila Ibrahim. Our Welfare officer is responsible for ensuring that every member is equally represented in our society, and that our events can get as many students involved as possible. 



In 2016/17, DevSoc have achieved the following leaves: 



DevSoc have been awarded the Bronze development leaf award by the Students’ Union in recognition of their efforts to develop themselves as a society, build on the successes and failures of previous years and offer new exciting opportunities for Sussex students (2016/17)



DevSoc have been awarded the Bronze academic leaf award by the Students’ Union in recognition of their efforts to promote extra-curricular academic activity to their members (2016/17)



DevSoc have been awarded the Bronze events leaf award by the Students’ Union in recognition of their exceptional ability to organise and hold events (2016/17)



DevSoc have been awarded the Bronze inclusivity leaf award by the Students’ Union in recognition of their positive efforts to increase membership within their society and include as many members as possible (2016/17)


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  • DevSoc (International Development) Standard Membership£0.00

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