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Sam Porter, David Ferran and Janice Smyth

OU student wins ‘Student Nurse of the Year Award’ at Royal College of Nursing Awards

On Thursday 12th May, Open University student David Ferran won ‘Student Nurse of the Year Award’ at a special ceremony celebrating 20 years of the Royal College of Nursing Northern Ireland Nurse of the Year Awards at Hillsborough Castle. 

5th October 2017
The Open University in Northern Ireland

OU Nation Director on Northern Ireland Assembly election

It has been a busy 6 weeks of tireless campaigning for the 276 candidates contesting 108 seats in the Northern Ireland Assembly. After the momentum of the election on 5th May, many challenges and opportunities will lie ahead for the higher education sector. 

5th October 2017
Open University and its students welcome enhanced support for part-time students

The Open University and its students welcome enhanced support for part-time students

The Open University has warmly welcomed changes made by the Department for Employment and Learning that will allow more part-time undergraduate students to benefit from financial assistance to complete their studies, describing it as vital intervention to help meet the skills needs of Northern Ireland.

5th October 2017
Students and the DEL committee

The Open University hosts visit of Committee for Employment and Learning

Today, The Open University hosted a meeting of the Northern Ireland Assembly’s Employment and Learning Committee at the OU office in Belfast. 

5th October 2017
Graeme Miller, Christine McMahon, Andrea Craig, Robin Swann and John D'Arcy

Celebrating the power of part-time higher education in Northern Ireland

On Monday the 7th December, a range of MLAs (Member of Legislative Assembly), Ministers and civil servants attended The Open University's Winter Reception at Parliament Buildings to celebrate the power of part-time higher education in Northern Ireland.

5th October 2017
Simon Reeve in Bannow Bay

New OU/BBC collaboration takes viewers on an Irish adventure

The history of Ireland is explored in a new Open University/BBC TV series which looks at its scenery, prominent landmarks, politics, heritage and culture.

5th October 2017

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