Category: Opinion

What To Expect From Student Life

When it comes to being a bona fide university student, even though you’ve been at college and school beforehand, there’s a lot to pick up from your first few weeks. Things can change a lot in a few months, and the summer probably won’t have prepared you well for the actual experience...

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Changing Your Career In Five Easy Steps

We all like the idea of a change of career at some point in our lives. Whether we have gotten bored of our jobs and we like the idea of a complete change, or we are looking to take the next step in our chosen career for more responsibility, more money and...

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Life as a Carer: What Can You Expect?

If you’re about to embark on a new career as a carer, or simply become a carer for a family member, it’s worth knowing what you’re getting into. There are many challenges that come with being a carer. Going into the job without knowing what to expect is a recipe for disaster,...

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Top 5 Tips to Improve Your Career Prospective as an Intern

Open University Tutorial

By Andy Bell Right after studying, most students worry about unemployment. Right off the bat, fresh graduates are under-skilled in contrast with the other candidates for employments. So how will you boost your resume and give an irresistible CV to your employers? The answers are just within your reach. Find Your Career...

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7 Problems Students Face in College

Open University Student Tired

By Ashley Steven Many students in the final years of his/her school education create for themselves a favourable image of college in their mind. They think that going to college (or University in the UK) is itself a place for fun alongside higher studies and as a result they are always excited about choosing their college of...

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My day at the OU campus

Open University Students' Association Office
Open University Students' Association Office

Surviving the OU editor David Wells reflects on a recent visit to the Open University campus and believes students are in safe hands. Last month I was cordially invited to visit the Open University campus in Milton Keynes. It has taken me a couple of weeks to soak up the experience of...

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Opinion: “It’s time to end the War on Drugs”

It's time to end the War on Drugs

By Andrew Brown The war on drugs is a failure that has been lost and is now due for a radical re-think. Bold statement to open with you might think but that’s how I see it. Those who started and continue to push the “war” have always been at least a step...

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