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Community network

Stay connected with other OUBS alumni online, at events throughout the UK and Europe, through alumni giving, by sharing your story, or by joining our council. You can also contact the alumni team.


Join our postgraduate alumni group on LinkedIn. OUBS alumni are pre-approved. You just need to make sure your LinkedIn email address is the same one you use for OUBS communications.

You can also join our University page, where can keep up-to-date with the latest news and forthcoming events.

Regional groups

Contact us if you’re interested in joining your regional alumni group, or would like to start one up in your area.

Please also get in touch if you have suggestions for events, speakers or venues.

Networking events

We publicise networking events our monthly eNewsletter and on LinkedIn.

We also send out invitations if you’ve signed up for notifications update your details to get on the email list.

Alumni Giving

Your generosity helps us to continue our internationally renowned research programmes, develop accessible new teaching technologies and help disadvantaged OU students with the cost of study.

You can support us by funding a specific project, leaving a legacy, or making a monthly donation. For more information please visit the OU Supporters Fund.

Share your story

Prospective students often ask what it’s like to study with OUBS. You can inspire them to follow in your footsteps by sharing your story.

Join our Alumni Council

You can take an active role in the work of OUBS by joining our representative body, the Alumni Council.

Annual achievement awards

Read about our annual achievement awards celebrating our highest-performing students, and alumni who have made an outstanding contribution to an organisation or society.

Upcoming Events

Oct 17

Student Hub Live (SHL) event: Academic Writing 101

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 19:00 to 20:30

Online with Student Hub Live

Oct 24

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Webinar

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:30 to 13:00

Jun 27

11th International Critical Management Studies Conference

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 09:00 to Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 17:00

The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

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