About the OU
Find out more about The Open University's mission, strategy, management and governance.
The Open University's mission is to be open to people, places, methods and ideas. Read about how we deliver it.
The role of the Vice-Chancellor, and the career, activities and contact details of the current OU Acting VC, Professor Tim Blackman.
We pioneer teaching and learning methods so people can achieve career and life goals, studying at times and in places to suit them.
Administration and governance of the OU, including our formal structure, Vice-Chancellor and Chancellor.
How OU-style open learning works, from course development through to delivery to our students.
Our faculties and research centres, headquarters at Milton Keynes and operations worldwide.