The Open University

The Open University


Open to people, places, methods and ideas. The Open University provides high-quality university education to all.

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What would a world without prisons look like? Happier? Safer? Scarier? OU Senior Lecturer in Criminology @dgscott2  shares his viewpoint in partnership with @bbcideas :

Know someone who’s getting their #ALevelResults  tomorrow but hasn’t got a plan yet? Tell them about us! #clearing2020  #UCASclearing  #ALevelResults  #NoWrongPath  #OUFamily 

“You study at a pace appropriate to you, with assignments and deadlines, and lots of opportunity to interact with your tutor.” Study anytime, anywhere, with dedicated OU tutor support every step of the way. Register by 10 September to start this autumn:

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Aimed at families, our 13yo+ @OUFreeLearning  content hub contains everything from Everyday Maths to Wild Weather Kitchen Experiments. Want a mini sandstorm in your kitchen? There's a course for that...

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Good luck to those collecting #ALevelResults  tomorrow. If you’re considering studying with The OU, student Steph has two words for you: DO IT! #ALevelResults  #Clearing2020 

The OU is a great next step after #ALevels . With so many flexible options, it can even give you the chance to gain valuable experience at work whilst you study. Read how The OU could work for you: #ALevelResults  #Clearing2020  #NoWrongPath 

Want to know more about how you can fund your studies with us? Take a look here:

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Wondering how the registration process works when you apply to study with us? These videos break it all down:

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Covid-19 couldn't have come at a worse time for couples, venues and suppliers. We want to hear how it has impacted plans in England and Wales. Tell your story to in an anonymous 5-minute survey: . #WeddingHour 

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Author, actor and awesome OU hon grad, here's @cerrieburnell  with a lovely message for everyone graduating with us this year. 💙 #OUfamily 

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For the past 50 years we’ve made it our mission to open up education for all. As the largest UK uni we’ve empowered over 2 million students across 157 countries to transform their lives through learning – helping make the impossible, possible. Happy 50th birthday to us! #OU50 

Because it's #StressAwarenessDay  we're just going to leave this here...

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The illegalisation of asylum seeking and the impact it has on those seeking sanctuary. Follow the timeline:

Could you blink your way through a degree? OU student Dawn, who has locked-in syndrome, did just that…

Mr Burton and Mushy from Educating Yorkshire talk about OU student Paul and the fact that anything is possible!

Leaving school at 15 doesn't mean your dream job is out of reach. #WhatsStoppingYou 

These are unprecedented times for all of us. If you need help with moving your teaching online, these FREE courses on @OUFreeLearning  written by #OUacademics  will help to show you how to make your own open educational resources:

'This picture captured every single human being alive. Except for the photographer, Michael Collins' Jaw-dropping stuff ? #8DaysToTheMoonAndBack 

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