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An introduction to UK immigration law and becoming an immigration advisor

This free short course is likely to be of particular interest to anyone considering becoming an immigration adviser.

It is divided into four sessions of study, each one covering a specific topic that is relevant to immigration law and advice. It includes links to the relevant sources of law on that topic, and all of the teaching materials are delivered online and include opportunities for you to self-assess your own progress, for example through self-test activities.

28th January 2022
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Open Justice academics contribute to BBC Ideas video 'Does it ever pay to represent yourself in court?'

Open Justice Directors Francine Ryan and Hugh McFaul together with Senior Lecturer in Law Stephanie Pywell contributed to a brand new BBC Ideas short film which is now available to view on the award-winning BBC Ideas website. 

15th December 2021

Post-COP26, The Open University hears from its week two Observers

The Open University had official observer status at COP26 and has taken learnings from the conference to inform the university’s wider sustainability mission and inspire students and staff to take action.

17th November 2021
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Open Justice Awards 2021

Each year, The Open Justice Centre celebrates the exceptional achievements of our high calibre students. Prizes were awarded by the Open Justice Centre to commend their highest achieving students in 2021.

22nd October 2021
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Open Justice Centre Co-Directors shared Open Justice Centre successes at OpenMINDS Live alumni event

Francine Ryan and Hugh McFaul, Co-Directors of the Open Justice Centre, shared the impressive work of the Open Justice Centre with alumni at an OpenMINDS Live event on Wednesday 26 May.

15th June 2021
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Open University students receive top scholarship awards from prestigious Gray’s Inn

Three Open University Law students have been awarded scholarships from the highly regarded Gray’s Inn – one of the four Inns of Court which has the exclusive right to call men and women to the Bar of England and Wales.

12th May 2021
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Award success for OU’s Open Justice Centre

The Education for Justice initiative (E4J) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in which The Open University has played a pivotal role, has won the United Nations Secretary-General 2020 Innovation award.

24th March 2021
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Supporting the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education initiative

The Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) become a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) in 2020. This follows in the footsteps of The Open University Business School which became a signatory in 2011.

12th March 2021
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Open Justice features in the annual OpenMINDS alumni magazine

The 2021 edition of the OpenMINDS alumni magazine is introduced by the OU’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tim Blackman, and has a wealth of interesting news and information.

1st March 2021
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Open Justice academics contribute to new THE Campus

Open Justice academics Hugh Mcfaul and Francine Ryan have both contributed to the new Times Higher Education Campus site.

You can visit the site and join up for free at this link

5th February 2021

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