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.

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“Education has changed my life”

Mark began his journey with the OU whilst serving a life-sentence in prison. Through his studies he discovered a passion for learning and since his release…

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.

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