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The Open University in Wales

We are the leading experts in part-time, flexible learning. Every year, we help thousands of ordinary people achieve extraordinary things.

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About us

We have been at the top of the National Student Survey in Wales for student satisfaction for ten years running.

Learn more about The Open University in Wales.

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We are the largest provider of part-time higher education in Wales.
Find out more about studying with us or browse our full range of courses and qualifications
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We work with employers, community groups, education providers and other partners to support the widest possible range of people to take up higher education opportunities.

Find out more about our partnerships

Latest news

Kevin Pascoe, Employer Engagement Manager at The Open University in Wales, has been appointed to Wales’ new Education Workforce Council (EWC).

OU student Rhys Jenkins, from Port Talbot, has been awarded the Society for General Microbiology’s annual Undergraduate Microbiology Prize.

The Open University’s Annual Report for 2013/14 demonstrates another twelve months of significant achievements for the University.

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The OU had 72% of its research assessed as 3 or 4 star in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (2014). 
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Our events include open days, community learning opportunities, conferences, seminars and lectures.

Find out more about the events we run and where you can meet us

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