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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017

    The Open University are holding a talk on campus in Milton Keynes, but not to fear if you can’t make it here in person there will be Brexit discussion on the event page here.  If you think you can make it to Milton Keynes on Tuesday 28th March book your place here. Please note you will need to cover your own travel expenses. The following text is a message from the...

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  • The new #SpotlightSunday volunteer superstar is...

    Sunday, March 19, 2017

    Step into the spotlight Mark so we can show our appreciation! Mark’s very well known to the OU student volunteer community as he’s had various roles and positions in the Association over almost six years. He’s currently a Central Rep sitting on the Senate Reference Group, the Student Experience and LTI Teaching Committees and is a member of the Scottish Executive. Mark...

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  • Could you be a representative for the LGBT+ Group – PLEXUS?

    Friday, March 17, 2017

    The student organisers of PLEXUS are looking for new representatives  for its LGBT+ Group: There are currently vacancies for a representative from a Black or Minority Ethic background and a Trans* representative. “We are currently looking for enthusiastic individuals who will join the committee and to help PLEXUS continue with its development.” The roles would include...

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  • #SpotlightSunday comes around so quickly!

    Sunday, March 12, 2017

    So here we are again as we shine the spotlight on one of our amazing volunteers, and today it’s... Cath’s nominator tells us that although she has many roles, as Faculty Association Representative "she is always available by email and on the OU Student Association’s forums to offer support and advice, even outside her own faculty. She spends a big proportion of her...

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  • Student Voice Week Blog - Caroline Poppenga

    Monday, March 13, 2017

    Welcome to Student Voice Week which - you guessed it - is all about listening to what students have to say. As Vice President Representation a large part of my remit relates to exactly that. Recently a survey went out to students to hear their views on how processes for the 2018 elections could be improved. As a great believer in democracy I am particularly excited to...

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  • Alumni Association launches Associate Membership

    Friday, March 10, 2017

    The Association of Open University Graduates (AOUG), the independent membership organisation run by volunteer OU graduates,  for OU graduates, has until now had membership restricted to only graduates, although students have always been welcome to attend our activities as guests of a member. However from our launch on 13th March 2017 we will be offering Associate Membership to all students who...

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