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Adrian and Marva Rollins
Following in his mother’s footsteps

For Marva and Adrian Rollins, a passion for education and helping others is something which runs in the family. Marva, who recently received an OBE from…

Felix Asare-Donkoh pictured in uniform
Studying while serving overseas

Felix Asare-Donkoh, 30, joined the armed forces soon after completing his A-levels in Cardiff, but realised he was still keen to continue his education. Usually, this…

Jane Green The Open University
From OU Student to Autism Campaigner

Jane’s story is one of resilience and of achieving against adversity. Despite her own deteriorating health, singlehandedly raising two sons with their own health conditions, homelessness…

Demelza Dachtler receiving Commanding Officers Commendation with her mother, Julie
Following in her mother’s footsteps

As a child Demelza Dachtler grew up watching her mother, Julie, study for a Masters with The Open University. Today, she’s an OU graduate herself, is…

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