Author Liz Ellis

Liz works in the Media Relations team within the Communications Unit at The Open University. She has over 15 years' marketing experience working across a range of sectors, from diamonds to shampoo. She has a BSc (Hons) in Management from UMIST. In her spare time, Liz is usually found on roller skates or off travelling, having adventures.

Ryan Grant at his graduation
The OU helps Ryan to be-‘gin’ again

Professional rugby player and OU graduate, Ryan Grant won 25 caps for Scotland during his 12-year career and played for the British and Irish Lions. Since…

Kerry Pace
A level dropout to award winner

Kerry dropped out of school but today is an OU graduate supporting students with disabilities, despite her own sensory processing disorders, and has been nominated for a Rising Star award for her work.

Talia, studying at her computer
Meet the OU’s International Students

The Open University is launching the International Open Diaries; five short films featuring incredible OU students and alumni from different corners of the world. Following on…

Dr John Evans
Studying at the coal face

For Dr John Evans, the creation of the Open University in Wales in 1969 was a truly life-changing moment. In 1970, Dr John Evans was two…

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