Browsing: The Open University at 50

Martha Lane Fox
Faces of the documentary: OU at 50

Meet three of the stars of a new hour-long BBC documentary, celebrating The Open University and its 50th birthday. OU graduates Cassandra Fellingham, Melanie Bailey and…

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…