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About us

The Open University in Wales is the leading provider of part-time undergraduate higher education and supported distance learning across Wales.

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Key information

We have over 7000 students across the whole of Wales supported by 300 tutors.

More facts and figures about The Open University in Wales

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Policy and Public Affairs

Through our policy and public affairs work we seek to ensure that higher education policy in Wales supports the needs of part-time learners.

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Welsh Language Scheme

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.

Download our Welsh Language Scheme and Welsh medium assessment guidelines

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Equality and Diversity at The Open University in Wales

Social justice is at the heart of The Open University's mission. We are creating an inclusive university community and a society where people are treated with dignity and respect, where inequalities are challenged, and where we anticipate and respond positively to different needs and circumstances, so that everyone can achieve their potential. Visit The Open University's Equality and Diversity website, which includes information about our Equality Scheme, our outcome-focused equality objectives, our equality statistical information and our annual report.