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Celebrating new Honorary Life Members and Honorary Vice Presidents

Mon 08 Aug 2022
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Four members of our 2020-22 CEC

CEC achievements: 2020–2022

A reflection on the achievements of our 2020–22 CEC

Wed 03 Aug 2022

Statement regarding proposed changes to HE regulations

Thu 28 Jul 2022
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Social Shifters – steps to startup – call for participants

Tue 19 Jul 2022
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A sad goodbye, a happy hello

An update on a couple of changes to our Student Leadership Team ahead of the start of their term.

Thu 14 Jul 2022
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Cherry Day: a tribute

Wed 13 Jul 2022
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Student Voice Week 2022 is on its way, and we need your help!

Become a Student Voice Week Ambassador and help the OU create and design this year's event!

Wed 06 Jul 2022
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Did you know we’ve updated the Student Charter?

Wed 06 Jul 2022
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Help us to raise £50,000 for OUSET!

Join us in celebrating our 50th anniversary by helping us to raise £50,000 for the Open University Students Educational Trust.

Wed 06 Jul 2022

Research can be fun…the OU Students Prizewinners' Party!

Running online events really help us to connect with students and find out how you really feel about our services.

Thu 30 Jun 2022
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Graduation Stall Volunteer and Coordinator roles now open!

In applying to become a Graduation Stall Volunteer or Coordinator for the day, students will have the opportunity to raise funds for OUSET, gain retail experience and have a fun day with other OU students and staff.

Wed 15 Jun 2022

Seminars with the Sanctuary Working Group for Refugee Week

The Sanctuary Working Group at The Open University, in partnership with Covid Chronicles from the Margins, are delighted to announce three very exciting seminars that will be taking place during Refugee Week 2022. We invite all staff, students, internal and external guests to come and join, at a time where we celebrate the contributions, creativity, and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary!

Tue 14 Jun 2022
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Change of staff leadership team

Fri 10 Jun 2022
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Discover more about Peer Support

This fantastic service has been helping our students for over 20 years. Find out more about it...

Fri 27 May 2022
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