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News Archive for January 2019

Photo of Commonwealth Scholars from earlier years with OU tutor

Development Management MSc secures Commonwealth Scholarships at ‘end of era’

Commonwealth Scholarships worth a total of £180,000 have been awarded to fund 10 Ugandan development practitioners to study The Open University’s MSc in Development Management.


30 January 2019, 14:44
pictorial image of the 17 sustainable development goals

Open University joins the UN Global Compact

The OU is one of 13 UK academic organisations who have joined the United Nations Global Compact, demonstrating our commitment to do business responsibly and to advance sustainable development. 

29 January 2019, 15:26

The future of co-operation

With more than 1 billion members worldwide, co-operatives are a significant global phenomenon. But can they enable us to address key social and economic issues of our time? An OU seminar was held to find out.

23 January 2019, 14:46
Registering for IMISCOE's 15th Annual Conference - Barcelona (photo courtesy of IMISCOE)

IMISCOE is changing and the OU is involved

‘IMISCOE is changing’ was the message from Dr Kesi Mahendran, returning from an event organised to rethink the infrastructure of the international migration, integration and social cohesion research network.

7 January 2019, 17:35

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