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John Spence and Peter Horrocks, VC

Congratulations to everyone celebrating at Graduation 2017

Ahead of our Cardiff graduation ceremony this week we pay tribute to the hard work and determination of all of our students and highlight the inspirational story of one of our recent graduates.

2nd November 2017
The OU in Wales and Introbiz present seminar on business legitimacy

The OU in Wales and Introbiz present seminar on business legitimacy

Earlier this summer The Open University in Wales and Introbiz delivered a free seminar for businesses in South Wales on ‘Business Legitimacy – staying on the “right” side of public opinion and how to avoid controversy.’ 

14th September 2017
Luke Lenton

OU in Wales Student “Highest Achiever” at Business School awards

An OU in Wales student from Pembrokeshire has received an award for his achievements while studying for a Professional Certificate in Management. 

14th September 2017
Welsh Literature Anthology launched at The Open University in Wales

Welsh Literature Anthology launched at The Open University in Wales

On 6 July the OU in Wales was delighted to host the launch of The Old Red Tongue – An Anthology of Welsh Literature.

14th September 2017
Rob Humphreys

Director of The Open University in Wales stepping down in November 2017

After a decade leading The Open University in Wales, Rob Humphreys CBE has decided that he will be stepping down from his role as Nation Director in Wales in November 2017.

14th September 2017
Shafiq Mohammed

OU student achieves career dream and wins Inspire! Award

An Open University in Wales student has been Highly Commended in the national Inspire! Awards, showing resilience and determination to pursue his studies and land a job at a local high school.

14th September 2017
“Robotic telescopes COAST and PIRATE” / Credit: Alan Cayless (The Open University)

OU brings astronomical telescopes to students in their home

For almost half a century, the OU has been developing the latest digital technology to enhance the learning experience of students. 

14th September 2017
Ten years of life-changing learning celebrated by OU and TUC partnership

Ten years of life-changing learning celebrated by OU and TUC partnership

The Open University in Wales and Wales TUC Cymru are celebrating ten years of working together to widen access to education in the workplace.

14th September 2017
Seren Logo

OU helps A-Level students to open up their future

The Open University is taking part in the Welsh Government’s ‘Seren’ programme to provide pupils and teachers with the support they needed to ensure more Welsh students progress to the UK’s top universities.

14th September 2017
Universal Goals, Devolved Powers: The Sustainable Development Goals and the UK’s Response

Universal Goals, Devolved Powers: The Sustainable Development Goals and the UK’s Response

Although the UN's sustainable development goals apply to every nation, discussion regarding their implementation in the UK has so far been minimal. That’s why, 18 months after they were launched, the OU held a series of workshops in Belfast, Edinburgh and Cardiff to gain a clearer understanding of how – and to what extent – they’re being implemented within the UK, particularly within the devolved powers of Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.

14th September 2017

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