The Students Association is your link to other students and offers opportunities to get involved, find information and news, get help, attend events and access services to support your learning.
We represent the collective rather than individual needs of the student body. If we can’t help you directly, we aim to find someone who can.
Each student registered with the OU, automatically becomes part of the Students Association. It’s run by students, for students via a network of local assemblies and representatives throughout the OU regions, as well as operating centrally.
The Students Association has students representing the student voice at the highest levels of the OU decision-making structures. We also facilitate groups, such as the Disabled Students Group, to ensure support and representation for our members.
The Students Association is supported by a staff team based at the OU Walton Hall campus in Milton Keynes.
Our purpose is outlined as part of the University’s Student Charter and we’re assessed and driven by results of the National Student Survey that tell us how satisfied you are with your students association.