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Welsh students rank OU in Wales the top university for student satisfaction

Students across Wales have ranked The Open University in Wales as the top university in Wales for overall student satisfaction.

10th July 2024
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Almost half of Welsh businesses report skills shortage and lack confidence in AI and green tech

Almost half (47%) of Welsh businesses reporting a struggle with skills shortage, far less than 62% of those in the rest of the UK

19th June 2024

HEIW to fund new student nursing places at The Open University in Wales

The Open University in Wales has been appointed by Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW) to train new student nurses.

14th June 2024
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‘I have already become more confident’ – Training programme helps develop Wales’ volunteers

A training programme established to support third-sector volunteers is now entering its second year.

10th April 2024
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New learning website launched for workers in Wales

A new website has been launched by The Open University in Wales and Wales TUC to support more people into lifelong learning. 

7th March 2024
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New research launched into services for bereaved families

The OU has launched a new study into the Medical Examiners Service and its impact on bereaved families.

20th February 2024
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Six reasons why you should think about a degree apprenticeship

It’s national apprenticeship week 2024!

Apprenticeships are a great way to learn new things, start a new career, and help companies develop their staff. This article has some reasons why you should think about studying for one – or set one up in your organisation.

8th February 2024
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Access Insight Knowledge Transfer Project

A new report produced by the OU in Wales and other university and college partners has shown a mixed picture across Wales in the recruitment of students to Access and Foundation courses. 

2nd January 2024
Jaime Smith

'The OU gave me the confidence to believe in myself'

At the beginning of my OU journey, I was diagnosed with dyslexia and quite possibly ADD. This was good news as it answered a lot of questions and now gave me with the support that I needed – something that I failed to have in the past. 

18th December 2023
Ben Lewis

New Director joins OU in Wales

On 27 November, The Open University in Wales welcomed Ben Lewis as its new Director.

1st December 2023

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