Development Studies Institute (DESTIN)

Development Studies Institute (DESTIN)


Welcome to DESTIN!

DESTIN is the student society of the Department of International Development at LSE.

Whether you are a student within the Department of International Development, or not, DESTIN is here to offer an array of activities tailored to your specific needs. DESTIN supports its members in three key ways.


DESTIN provides the best possible exposure to International Development issues through the talks and activities organised and the professors and students you will be able to meet.


DESTIN is a highly social society with weekly events in addition to various annualy events throughout the terms. This gives you a unique opportunity to strengthen relationships between fellow students who will undoubtedly become leading International Development practitioners in the years to come. Moreover, we aim to promote a healthy interaction between the DESTIN society members and societies across LSE through joint social and academic events.


DESTIN has a highly active presence in preparing and supporting its members for a successful career in International Development. With our renowned Industry Dinner and alumni networking events you are sure to hit the ground running when the time comes to jump into your new career.

If you have any issues or suggestions, our committee is there to represent you so don't hesitate to contact us.


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DESTIN Society Elections Michaelmas Term 2018

DESTIN Society Elections to elect a new committee for this year. The roles available are President, Treasurer and Secretary.

3 posts are up for election.

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