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An piece of artwork depicting a pit-head in Blaenau Gwent

Online exhibition showcases local people’s memories of Blaenau Gwent

BG REACH (Blaenau Gwent Residents Engaging in Arts, Culture and Heritage) is a collection of art, music, creative writing and film that tells the history of the area. Since 2020, the project has been led by local people, supported by academics from The Open University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Linc Cymru Housing Association and Aberbeeg Community Centre.

12th July 2021
Adult Learning Wales and Open University in Wales logos

OU in Wales announces collaboration with Welsh adult education movement

The Open University (OU) in Wales has signed a memorandum of understanding with Addysg Oedolion Cymru | Adult Learning Wales.

12th July 2021
Commuters walking to work

New report reveals challenges ahead for SMEs in Wales

The OU in Wales has released the findings of its report, Skills for Success: Supporting business leaders with digital adoption, jointly conducted with Be the Business, revealing the challenge ahead for Welsh businesses in adopting digital technology.

28th June 2021
Student at laptop

Project opens door to university for Welsh college students

A pilot project between The Open University (OU) in Wales and Cardiff and the Vale College (CAVC) has supported 80 students to take steps towards higher education courses.

25th June 2021
Lynnette Thomas, Deputy Director, The Open University in Wales

Blog: How to embed sustainable development in universities in Wales

Lynnette Thomas discusses sustainable development at Welsh universities and its importance to their civic mission.

22nd June 2021

Ramatu follows her teaching ambition

Ramatu Mustapha is an OU in Wales PGCE student from Cardiff. She is a mum-of-three leading a busy schedule but is now training to become a maths teacher thanks to the OU's new flexible training route.

11th June 2021
The Welsh Government and all nine universities in Wales have launched a collaborative resource bringing together a wealth of materials that will help students heading to university for the first time to get ‘University Ready’.

Welsh universities unite to launch support hub for students heading to uni

The Welsh Government and all nine universities in Wales have launched a collaborative resource bringing together a wealth of materials that will help students heading to university for the first time to get ‘University Ready’ – the first hub of its kind in the UK.

12th May 2021
Teacher with pupils in classroom

Free learning for school and college staff

The Open University in Wales has developed a new range of free learning resources for school and college staff. 

29th April 2021
'Same teacher, different tools' A teacher next to IT equipment used for online learning

New course to help teaching and lecturing online

The Open University in Wales has prepared a new, free bilingual course to help teachers and lecturers in Wales teach students online.

20th April 2021
Understanding devolution in Wales course logo and photograph of the inside of the Senedd building

Devolution in Wales – test your knowledge

What do you know about devolution and Welsh politics? Take our quiz to find out.

7th April 2021

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