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STEM Talent

OU in Wales launches new ‘STEM talent’ programme

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.

24th January 2018

New project brings smart thinking to the Cardiff Capital Region

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).

23rd January 2018
OL Cymru

Free online learning resources for a bilingual Wales

The Open University in Wales and the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol are working in partnership to provide free online resources in Welsh and English for learners to try something new, increase their skills or sample a Higher Education course.

18th December 2017
New Director in Wales

The Open University appoints a new Director in Wales

Louise Casella, who has considerable strategic leadership experience in higher education, including senior roles in Wales, will take up the post early in the New Year.

13th December 2017
OpenLearn Course Launched To Break The Cycle Of Among Young Adults

OpenLearn course launched to break the cycle of debt among young adults

The Open University Business School (OUBS) has designed a new course to combat a growing debt problem among young adults, as part of an initiative to champion personal finance education across the UK.

23rd November 2017
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

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