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yesterday at 14:00. Facebook
We are having a Student Hub Live Open Day!
The Open Day is live, online, interactive and open to everyone. We'll cover a range of topics, including: fees and funding; student support; the support available for disabled students, research at the OU; Online Rooms; how to prepare for study; careers and employability and much more.
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The Open University
yesterday at 08:13. Facebook
Being able to study flexibly with the OU allowed Lauren to study & work later in life to achieve her goal.

#Iwas #lifelonglearning
Being able to study flexibly with the OU allowed Lauren to study
Dominic Broom
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Zoe Hulme
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The Open University
06/27/2017 at 15:45. Facebook
What happens when patients want expensive treatments to prolong their lives, but these drugs aren't available on the NHS?

#Hospital. Continues tonight. 9pm on BBC Two.
Stephen Weeks
Jules D Leonard
Isabelle Audiger
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The Open University
06/27/2017 at 09:13. Facebook
Marva Rollins OBE had always wanted to be a teacher but it wasn’t until she was in her early thirties with three young children that she felt ready to pursue her dream - first completing a Bachelor’s degree then achieving a Masters through The Open University.

As a very active member of her Community in the London Borough of Newham, she co- founded the East London Black Women’s Organisation...
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The Open University
06/26/2017 at 16:50. Facebook
Kay was 41 when she began her BA & completed her Masters aged 50. Her study helped her to be more independent.
#Iwas #Lifelonglearning
Kay was 41 when she began her BA completed her Masters aged
Lesley Allan BSc Hons
McRob Robeardo O'Lammaham
Helen Batiste
The Open University
The Open University
06/26/2017 at 13:08. Facebook
Dr Liz McFall, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, leads the Digital Participation of the Citizenship and Governance Strategic Research Area at the OU. Darren Umney is a writer, researcher and curator and was awarded a doctorate in design by the Open University in 2016. Simon Lee is Professor of Law and Director of the Citizenship and Governance Strategic Research Area. Here they discuss how grand...
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The Open University
06/26/2017 at 10:11. Facebook
As an OU alumni, Honorary Graduate, Paralympian and coach, Darren Harris knows how important lifelong learning really is!

He was 39 when he started his OU studies.

In this video, Darren gives explains how you can help shout about the importance of lifelong learning, through part-time and distance learning, by sharing your own OU story with us…

#Iwas #LifelongLearning
Geoffrey Doye
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The Open University
06/25/2017 at 13:21. Facebook
Dawn demonstrates that age is not a barrier in furthering your education. What's your OU story?

#Iwas #Lifelonglearning
Dawn demonstrates that age is not a barrier in furthering your education
Emma Louise Singleton
Christine Thompson
Tracy M Orton
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The Open University
06/25/2017 at 09:35. Facebook
Strings of sausages on the mountains of Bhutan!!?? #OUPhD student @EleniWood explains all...

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Strings of sausages on the mountains of Bhutan OUPhD student EleniWood explains all

A pair of geologists in Bhutan: mountains, mafic 'strings of sausages' and making the most of it all.

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The Open University
06/24/2017 at 19:17. Facebook
Alexis wanted to change careers in order to achieve a healthier work-life balance. After researching what options she could consider around work and her family, she opted for the OU. Having her undergraduate degree has enabled Alexis to change career into a post specifically created for her and directly related to her degree content.

'I'm proud of what I've achieved so far and none of it...
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Alexis wanted to change careers in order to achieve a healthier worklife
Joe Eveson
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The Open University
06/24/2017 at 10:22. Facebook
Paul was 27, had recently been made redundant. and after a family member became ill he also became a carer. Paul decided to study as it was a case of 'now or never', he felt the time was right and he wanted to lay rest to the part of him that thought he couldn't do it. He needed to study not only part-time but also via distance learning as he could only study from home and needed the...
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Paul was 27 had recently been made redundant and after a family
Andy Shawyer
Tina Hall
Jyoti Padhiar
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The Open University
06/23/2017 at 20:45. Facebook
In the second of our Channel 4 stories, Barry went from low expectations to the job of his dreams. Follow the link to watch his full story: [ Socsi.in Link ]
The Open University
The Open University
06/23/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
#Iwas 38 & wanted to make a difference, no matter how small. The OU degree allowed me to do that with my current role.
#Lifelonglearning
Iwas 38 wanted to make a difference no matter how small The
Maureen Shiells
Neil Taylor
Ninos Constantinou
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The Open University
06/23/2017 at 17:11. Facebook
We've had so many people tell us how moved and humbled they were by what they saw on this week's Hospital. You can still catch up on BBC iPlayer, and we'd love to know what you think...
Weve had so many people tell us how moved and humbled they
Mary Hopes
Paulina Dickson
Tracy West
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The Open University
06/23/2017 at 16:43. Facebook
"For me the OU has been life-changing. It has enabled me to achieve my dream of becoming an engineering consultant."

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For me the OU has been lifechanging It has enabled me to
The Open University
The Open University
06/23/2017 at 14:26. Facebook
Wow! Huge congratulations to our Open STEM Labs for scooping up the 'Outstanding Digital Innovation of the Year' award last night at the THELMAs. Read the full story here:
Wow Huge congratulations to our Open STEM Labs for scooping up the

"Highly deserving" OU OpenSTEM Labs win at Higher Education awards – OU News

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The Open University
06/23/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Want a job in engineering? Careers adviser Catrin Davies shares her top 10 tips...

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Want a job in engineering Careers adviser Catrin Davies shares her top 10 tips

Want a career in engineering? Here’s 10 top tips for you

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The Open University
06/23/2017 at 10:17. Facebook
Martha Lane Fox, OU Chancellor, tells us how part time and distance learning are fundamental for the future.

#Iwas #Lifelonglearning
Martha Lane Fox OU Chancellor tells us how part time and distance
Arbaab Douzakh Ahriman
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The Open University
06/23/2017 at 09:07. Facebook
From growing up in care and leaving school with no qualifications, to becoming an award-winning engineer and the IET's Youngest Fellow, OU student Faye Banks is a great success story for International Women in Engineering Day:

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From growing up in care and leaving school with no qualifications to

Becoming a social mobility champion and embracing ‘brave’ learning - Faye Banks, North East Electrical Transmission and Asset Manager for National Grid - Womanthology

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Sarah Cole
Kate Arthur
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The Open University
06/22/2017 at 17:02. Facebook
Nick and Tim looking exceptionally dapper. We're keeping everything crossed Gents! Bring it home :)
Nick and Tim looking exceptionally dapper Were keeping everything crossed Gents Bring
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