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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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Study

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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Partnerships

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.

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Latest news

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.

Dr Rob Janes, Science Staff Tutor at the OU in Wales, and his colleague Mike Batham presented their explosive demonstration lecture, The Magic of Oxygen, to secondary school students at the Royal Institution in London last week (3 July).

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Research

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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Events

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