Monthly Archive: December 2014

Disabled Students and the Open University

I was recently looking across a couple of old links and found an article from 2010 reporting a study which revealed that more disabled students were dropping out of university. As somebody who had a disabled friend studying at university I know that the provision of support and services is an important issue. Often...

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Latest Open University News

Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses. The greatest university on the planet (we reckon anyway) is always innovating and leading the way on many issues that affect us around the globe and these news pieces reflect just...

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Best Overheard: #OUstudents on Twitter

Here at Surviving the OU we spend a fair few hours each week flicking through social media. Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, there are a few about. If there’s one feature of the Open University Students’ Twitter account that always brings a smile to my face then it’s the “best overheard” tweets. This account...

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Latest Open University News

Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses. The greatest university on the planet (we reckon anyway) is always innovating and leading the way on many issues that affect us around the globe and these news pieces reflect just...

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I’m happy to be locked in Pandora’s Box!

I love distance learning. Studying in my own time on my own terms without the restrictions of a brick-and-mortar university perfectly suits my needs. As a full-time employee, father and husband I would not be able to attend regular classes of tutorials having missed out on university after school. After completing my...

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Latest Open University News

Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses. The greatest university on the planet (we reckon anyway) is always innovating and leading the way on many issues that affect us around the globe and these news pieces reflect just...

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OU students: Time to get productive

Hello again everybody! I hope your studies are moving along nicely and you are on track for the Christmas break (or your festival of choice). I know from experience that getting Open University TMAs and assignments out of the way before the festive holidays is always a great feeling. Last week we focused...

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Latest Open University News

Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses. The greatest university on the planet (we reckon anyway) is always innovating and leading the way on many issues that affect us around the globe and these news pieces reflect just...

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OU students: 3 ways to stay off technology and on task

If you are anything like me you will be easily distracted. Before you start typing up that TMA you will permit yourself a quick five minutes to check Twitter, Facebook to respond to a text or e-mail. One hour later…..oh dear it’s happened again. I remember chatting to an Open University student...

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