Supporting Students in Secure Environments
As part of our mission to open up higher education to all, we deliver courses and qualifications to students in prisons and secure environments.
This website provides information and guidance to:
- staff in prisons and secure units who support offender learners in their study.
- our colleagues and partners in other offender learning organisations.
Our guide for Learners in Secure Environments can be found here.
Our 'Steps to Success' booklet can be found here.
Find out how we work with partner organisations to deliver university education to learners in prison and secure units.
Explore what OU study can offer, our courses and qualifications and how to register and apply for funding.
Learn about recent developments in delivering higher education in prisons, including summary data on offender learners in the OU.
Read the latest updates relevant to students in prison.
Send us a message or query.