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The OU at 50
5 ways to celebrate the OU’s 50th

On Tuesday 23rd April it will be 50 years since The Open University was awarded its Royal Charter back in 1969. And it’s been a blast.…

Colin Pillinger
Spotlight on OU Research Projects at 50

As The Open University celebrates its 50 anniversary, we look back at some of the research projects which have shaped the course of OU research over…

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…

Researcher at a computer
Spotlight on OU Researchers at 50

As The Open University celebrates its 50th anniversary, we take a look back at some of the key people who have influenced the course of OU…

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…

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