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Sponsoring your employees

Approximately one in ten Open University students are sponsored by their employer.

There are numerous benefits to sponsoring your organisation’s employees to train with The Open University. Employers who sponsor their staff on an Open University course gain:

  • An impactful return on investment
  • An improved ability to retain valued and skilled individuals
  • Increased staff motivation

Sponsoring your staff for an Open University qualification is an investment in your employees that will benefit both them and your organisation.

Our sponsorship programme provides the opportunity for our staff to engage with a high-quality learning experience which is valued by us as an employer. The investment of the student and employer over the programme has, for us, resulted in excellence.

Gillian Ferguson, Learning and Workforce Development Officer, Dundee City Council

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