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Strategy

The OU has always put students first. The Open University’s Students First - strategy for growth (pdf) is the means by which we will continue transforming lives through education, building on our success and delivering our mission in a changing world.

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We work in partnership with other organisations to deliver courses, collaborate on new curricula, validate programmes and share expertise. The focus for all these collaborative ventures is our mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas – promoting educational opportunity and social justice by providing high-quality university education to all.

Ever wondered where the OU spends its money and how your tuition fee contributes to this, or the funding comes from?