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  • Open and Shut Cases – Professor Simon Lee’s Inaugural Lecture

    Friday, April 28, 2017

    Join us in the Berrill Theatre, Walton Hall and online on Thursday 4 May, from 5.00 - 6.00pm for Professor Simon Lee's inaugural lecture on Open and Shut Cases, which comes at a time when many can be seen as having closed minds in the Brexit era and following the election of President Trump.

    "As everybody who...

  • Our latest #SpotlightSunday volunteer superstar is...

    Sunday, April 23, 2017

    Step into the spotlight Melanie!

    Melanie has held a wide variety of volunteer roles including Residential School Representative, helping at Conference 2016, and is one of our Trustees as well as an OUSET Trustee. If this wasn’t enough, Melanie is also a Central Rep.

    Melanie, your nominator tells us you’re lots of fun to volunteer with because...

  • Happy Birthday Mr Shakespeare!

    Sunday, April 23, 2017

    Sunday 23rd April 2017 is Shakespeare’s 453rd birthday!

    Why not explore “Shakespeare at the OU” on the OU Digital Archive

    The exhibition explores how the Open University uses media to teach Shakespeare to our students – with...


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