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The Open Diaries

With all the flexibility, support and teaching excellence you’d expect from a world-class university, The Open University has something for everyone. Welcome to The Open Diaries.

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Be Inspired

At The Open University, we're more interested in where you're going than where you live. Whatever your next step, take it with a world-leading distance-learning university. Hear from some of our current students and tutors. Their stories will give you fascinating and inspirational insight into their successes and struggles as they work towards their goal.


Write Your Own Story

Boost your career prospects, deepen your knowledge, explore a new subject or follow a dream. The choice is yours. Take the first step on a life-changing journey with the OU today.

Join our international network of like-minded students to follow your passion and achieve your goals – and we’ll be here to support you every step of the way.

Your time is now.

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Flexible Online Study

Our alumni are spread across 157 countries, with 7000 students currently studying outside the UK. With the OU you can study anywhere, anytime. All you need is the desire to learn.
  • Enjoy unlimited online access to study resources, 24 hours a day 
  • Don't put your career on hold. 76% of OU students work while they study
  • 88% of OU students said their career benefited from the knowledge they gained
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Thinking of studying?

If our student ambassadors have got you thinking about how the OU could benefit you, take a look at the courses we have available in your area.

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