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Uber Eats: Driving loyalty in a competitive market

In partnership with The Open University, Uber Eats recently launched a ‘learn while you earn’ programme for couriers. Under the programme, eligible couriers are invited to access a range of OU courses and microcredentials, free of charge, boosting their skills and professional development opportunities.

11th October 2023

Uber: Flexible earning meets flexible learning

Four years ago, Uber was looking for a way to expand its driver support. Uber approached The Open University (OU) to talk about creating a higher education offering as part of its loyalty programme that would give eligible drivers the opportunity to access fully funded education, either for themselves or a close family member.

11th October 2023
Uber gradution

Five star review: first ever Uber-funded graduates celebrate Open University degrees

The first ever students to complete Open University (OU) degrees fully-funded by Uber are set to graduate – with the first ceremony taking place in London today.

22nd September 2023

The Open University renews contract with North Yorkshire Police

The Open University (OU) Department for Policing has agreed a new contract with North Yorkshire Police (NYP) to continue delivering a suite of blended learning qualifications that equip officers with the skills required to meet the demands of twenty-first century policing.

8th September 2023
Glastonbury Town Centre

The Open University partners with Glastonbury Town Deal to offer free skills and training

The Open University (OU) has partnered with Glastonbury town to offer a wide range of free skills and training.

6th September 2023
Professor Agnes Kukulska-Hulme

New report: Trends in Learning 2023

The Open University (OU) has been producing its annual Trends in Learning reports for over a decade, exploring innovations in workplace learning and what they mean for the business community. 

25th August 2023
Report image: Top tips for your equity journey

Top tips for your equity journey

At the Elevate Equity event in Milton Keynes, three expert panels discussed how equity can play a crucial part in opening up opportunity for all in the workplace.

18th August 2023
Employer webinar: How skills can unlock an inclusive digital future

Why your business should embrace accessibility and digital inclusion

Some organisations still think of accessibility and digital inclusion as niceties, add-ons to its core business operations. But accessibility and digital inclusion are intrinsic to organisational success.

8th August 2023
Elevate Equity conference panel

Watch Elevate Equity on demand

Our Elevate Equity event brought together a number of leading experts in diversity and inclusion to The Open University’s campus in Milton Keynes. In front of a live and virtual hybrid audience, three panels talked about the role of equity in the workplace.

4th August 2023
Business Barometer 2023 report

New report: The Business Barometer 2023

According to this year’s Business Barometer report published by The Open University (OU) and the British Chambers of Commerce, 73% of UK organisations are currently experiencing skills shortages, which remains one of the major challenges facing employers.

29th June 2023

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