The Open University in Wales
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The Open University in Wales is the leading provider of part-time undergraduate higher education and supported distance learning across Wales.
Studying with The Open University can be life changing, see how some of our students have coped with study alongside real life and flourished on their OU learning journeys.
Although the UN's sustainable development goals apply to every nation, discussion regarding their implementation in the UK has so far been minimal. That’s why, 18 months after they were launched, the OU held a series of workshops in Belfast, Edinburgh and Cardiff to gain a clearer understanding of how – and to what extent – they’re being implemented within the UK, particularly within the devolved powers of Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.
The Open University in Wales recently hosted an exhibition and workshop to help develop a deeper understanding of the lives of refugees in Europe. The ‘Dialogues Across Borders’ exhibition, lecture and workshop were held across two days in Swansea and attended by over 80 people.
The Open University has launched an online course which will give learners an insight into Welsh history and culture and help them to learn basic Welsh language skills.
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.
It doesn’t matter if you’re into art or zoology, or whether you have 5 minutes or 50 hours. We’ve got a huge range of free online learning to help you explore your passion.
The Open University has adopted the principle that in the conduct of public business in Wales it will treat the English and Welsh Languages on the basis of equality.