The Welsh Government is introducing a new package of financial support for new part-time students starting their studies from September 2018.
The Open University in Wales is the leading provider of part-time undergraduate higher education and supported distance learning across Wales.
"I am the son of a miner, from a family that didn’t go to university. Getting my degree gave me a belief in myself."
Paul Mahoney, Merthyr Tydfil, OU in Wales graduate
Watch Paul’s learning journey to find out how the OU in Wales helped him change his life.
We have over 7000 students across the whole of Wales supported by 300 tutors. Find out more about us and our work.
As Wales’ largest provider of part-time undergraduate university study, The Open University in Wales offers a wide choice of qualifications in a broad range of subject areas.
Studying with The Open University can be life changing. See how some of our students have balanced study with work and family commitments and have flourished on their OU learning journeys.
Through our policy and public affairs work we seek to ensure that higher education policy in Wales supports the needs of part-time learners.
The Open University is subject to the Welsh Language Standards. This section includes information on how we comply with the standards and deliver our services though the medium of Welsh.
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The Open University in Wales hosted a free lecture on 28 March with two leading academics who worked on the award-winning BBC / OU co-production Blue Planet II.
Louise Casella, Director of The Open University in Wales, explains how financial support for new students starting from September 2018 could make a major difference to the numbers of people studying part-time in Wales.