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 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.
Explore our qualifications and courses by requesting one of our prospectuses today.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -
Conference Room C&D, National Assembly for Wales, Tŷ Hywel, Cardiff Bay, CF99 1NA
Contact: Wendy Ellaway-Lock
The Open University in Wales has launched a new ‘STEM talent’ programme which enables sixth form students to study an OU science, technology, engineering or mathematics module during their studies.
A new project, hosted by the Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA), will consider how smart technology can be used to maximise the positive impact of the Cardiff Capital Region City Deal (CCRCD).