The Open University's mission is to be open to people, places, methods and ideas. Read about how we deliver it.
We pioneer teaching and learning methods enabling people to achieve their career and life goals.
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How OU-style open learning works, from course development through to delivery to our students.
The story of The Open University from early political thinkers through to our 40th anniversary in 2009 and beyond.
Statistics and information on OU students, alumni, honorary graduates, courses and programmes, staff, funding, disability and employment.