Browsing: Around the OU

Walton Hall
The Open University welcomes new Vice-Chancellor

The Open University’s 50th anniversary celebrations are being extended to welcome the OU’s eighth Vice-Chancellor, Professor Tim Blackman. Professor Blackman is no stranger to the OU…

Tim Blackman
‘The OU is a movement for a better world’  

I’m truly thrilled and honoured to be The Open University’s Vice-Chancellor and to be back at the OU, especially in this our 50th anniversary year.    And what an anniversary!  There’s been so much to…

Action needed to widen pool of apprentices

The OU has today (Thursday) published a new report Access to Apprenticeships. It calls for the UK Government to help businesses further attract and recruit more…

Student study
What’s your motivation?

As the new intake of OU students embark on their first modules (and others continue with the next one) it’s timely to look at what draws…

conference room
PCF9: Tackling the global education crisis

As the ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum closed, there was a renewed sense of urgency about the global education crisis. The next 10 years is critical in order…

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