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 that. So if there’s a free course or bit of news on the agenda then hopefully we will pick it up and stick it on the next Open University news.
VIDEO: Zombies are coming! Learn how to survive a zombie apocalypse with Milton Keynes Open University. The Open University’s computing expert, Dr Neil Smith from the Walton Hall campus has created a programme that models a zombie apocalypse to tell us what our best chance of survival is.
Open University awards Richard Delbridge Prize to financial studies student. The OU has announced the winner of the 2014 Richard Delbridge Prize – awarded to the best student in the cohort of those achieving the Foundation Degree in Financial Services. This year’s prize, which includes a cheque for £500 and accompanying certificate, goes to 28-year-old Bank of England employee Kirsty Knott.
Are you worse off than your parents’ generation? From the Open University Business School. Are you worse off than your parents’ generation? This was the question posed by the BBC Radio 4 programme, Call You and Yours, today.
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