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Supporting you with your studies this year

While we hope you are progressing well with your studies, we know how hard lockdown has been for many of you and how difficult it can be to balance studying around the rest of your life.

As President of the Students Association and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Students), we are committed to doing everything we can to support you to succeed in your study goals. We are listening and we have changed some of our policies to provide additional support during this challenging year.

28th April 2021

The Open University Telephone Lines

SiSE Registration Team - Phone Lines Open

4th February 2021

OUSET deadline information

OUSET (Open University Students Educational Trust) is the student charity where funds raised by students are used to benefit students in financial hardship.


To be eligible for this funding, students should have already completed 30 credits of study with the Open University which is linked to a qualification, with funding applications only being made for modules which are also linked to the same qualification. Please also be aware that undergraduate or postgraduate students entitled to a student loan would not be eligible for this funding.


24th November 2020

February 2020 Start Modules – Update

SiSE February 2020 Start Modules – Update

1st May 2020

COVID-19 Update

SiSE Team COVID-19 Update

28th April 2020

COVID-19 Update

SiSE Team COVID-19 Update

15th April 2020
COVID 19 cell

COVID-19 Contingency Planning

Open University SiSE Team COVID-19 Contingency Planning

26th March 2020

OU Access modules top PET's funded list

The Prisoner’s Education Trust (PET) have recently released figures of the 10 most popular courses learners have studied using PET funding, and Open University Access Modules have come out on top.

1st March 2019
Picture of SiSE regional teams

Students in Secure Environments (SiSE) Team Feature in OU News

The Students in Secure Environments (SiSE) Team have featured in the OU news twice this past week. The first article allows you to meet the teams based in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales supporting students in secure environments and hear about the work we do. The second features SiSE Regional Manager Stephen Akpabio-Klementowski who talks about his journey from prisoner, to OU student, to OU staff.   

26th October 2018

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