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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

As part of a new BBC Four series, produced in partnership with The Open University, Cerys Matthews takes a look at the story behind Wales’ most famous collection of folk tales.

The Open University in Wales is at the top of the National Student Survey (NSS) for overall student satisfaction for the tenth year running, according to the NSS results released today (12th August 2014).

A new online resource offering people the opportunity to study for free through the medium of Welsh has been launched by The Open University in Wales.

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Research at The Open University ranks in the top third of UK universities.

Find out more about our research and projects.

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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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Free Online Learning

We are a world leader in developing technology to increase access to higher education. 

Try our free online learning resources