In 1969 one ambition changed the world, giving anyone, anywhere the power to learn. Established by the Royal Charter (pdf 235kb) and globally recognised, The Open University has pioneered distance learning for over 50 years, delivering exceptional teaching and outstanding support to students across the UK and the world.
Our qualifications range from certificates, diplomas and short courses to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
The OU has offices throughout the UK where your student support teams are based.
et in touch with our student ambassadors who can tell you more about what you can expect from studying with The Open University
The University doesn't own student housing, but can offer some help on finding private accommodation off campus.
OU Researchers and research students have access to a world class collection of online resources, a document delivery service, and guidance on skills development.
Using a computer is a regular part of your OU study, so here's information on a range of computing topics.
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