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Lauren studied in Jamaica, London and Tokyo, and The Open University provided seamless support.

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Mary attained her goal of a Masters degree in Education.

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Latest news

Grey matter music

Most of us are fairly aware of the various ways music affects us. Think how happy you feel when your favourite song comes on the radio, or how calming you find certain genres, like classical or jazz. But did you know that listening to music affects your brain in lots of amazing ways - particularly in relation to memory and, thus, studying?

Come and meet us in Dublin

If you live in Ireland and you’re considering studying with The Open University, there’s a chance for you to meet us and find out more.

We’re hosting an open morning in Dublin on Saturday 5th September 2015.

The Open University wins Telly Award

The Open University is a winner at the 36th Annual Telly Awards.

The university won for its informative, animated shorts entitled '60-Second Adventures in Astronomy.' The series of 60-second animations examines different scientific concepts from the big bang to relativity, from black holes to dark matter.

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