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Aug 14

OUBS London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:30

Champagne Charlie's, The Arches, 17 Villiers St, Charing Cross, London WC2N 6NG

Contact: Nicholas Pope

This is an informal event in a pub in Central London. Pop in for a quick drink or stay for longer. Friends and colleagues are welcome.

Aug 1

Student Hub Live Writing Retreat: Session 6 - Editing (part two)

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Do you feel like you are going to miss studying over the summer? Or perhaps feel as though it has gone a little quiet whilst you are still working away for your autumn submission? Why not join us at our Student Hub Live writing retreat!

Jul 25

Student Hub Live Writing Retreat: Session 5 - Editing (part one)

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Do you feel like you are going to miss studying over the summer? Or perhaps feel as though it has gone a little quiet whilst you are still working away for your autumn submission? Why not join us at our Student Hub Live writing retreat!

Jul 18

Student Hub Live Writing Retreat: Session 4 - Report Writing

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Do you feel like you are going to miss studying over the summer? Or perhaps feel as though it has gone a little quiet whilst you are still working away for your autumn submission? Why not join us at our Student Hub Live writing retreat!

Jul 11

Student Hub Live Writing Retreat: Session 3 - Writing for Visual Purposes

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Do you feel like you are going to miss studying over the summer? Or perhaps feel as though it has gone a little quiet whilst you are still working away for your autumn submission? Why not join us at our Student Hub Live writing retreat!

Jul 10

OUBS London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:30

Champagne Charlie's, The Arches, 17 Villiers St, Charing Cross, London WC2N 6NG

Contact: Nicholas Pope

This is an informal event in a pub in Central London. Pop in for a quick drink or stay for longer. Friends and colleagues are welcome.

Jul 5

Student Hub Live: Faculty of Science, Technolgy, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Showcase

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:00 to 17:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

During this event we will give you a flavour of all things STEM at The Open University, so join us live online, where you have the opportunity to watch and interact! 

Jul 4

Student Hub Live Writing Retreat: Session 2 - Informal Writing

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Do you feel like you are going to miss studying over the summer? Or perhaps feel as though it has gone a little quiet whilst you are still working away for your autumn submission? Why not join us at our Student Hub Live writing retreat!

Jul 2

Technological disruptions in business – does it change everything?

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 12:45 to 13:30

Online

Contact: OUBS Alumni Team

Join us for this webinar for a glimpse into the future of work. Nobody is quite sure what the period we are entering, often referred to as the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, will mean for mankind but there will be significant changes to the lives of many as we progress through the 21st century.

AMBA Business School Professionals Conference 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 09:00 to Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 13:00

Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam, Plantage Muidergracht 12 1018 TV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Join the Association of MBA at their Business School Professionals Conference to be held in Amsterdam from 2 July 2018 - 3 July 2018

Jun 29

OUBS Community Event in Munich - Sailing on the Ammersee

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:00

Akademischer Selgerverein in München, Rieder Strasse 7-9 Herrsching am Ammersee (DE)

Join the OUBS alumni sailing and networking on board of the largest Bavarian sailing yacht on the Ammersee!

Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 09:00 to Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 17:45

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

Contact: ABH 2018 Events Team

The 2018 Association of Business Historians Annual Conference will be held on 29-30 June 2018 at The Open University Business School in Milton Keynes.

Jun 28

Tony Slaven Doctoral Workshop in Business History (by application only)

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 09:00 to 17:00

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

Contact: ABH 2018 Events Team

The Association of Business Historians (ABH) will hold its seventh annual Tony Slaven Doctoral Workshop on 28 June 2018. This event immediately precedes the 2018 ABH Annual Conference held in Milton Keynes. 

Jun 27

Student Hub Live Writing Retreat: Session 1 - Writing for Pleasure

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 20:00 to 21:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Do you feel like you are going to miss studying over the summer? Or perhaps feel as though it has gone a little quiet whilst you are still working away for your autumn submission? Why not join us at our Student Hub Live writing retreat!

Jun 26

OU inaugural lecture: Making new ways of organising out of old with Richard Holti

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:00

Berrill Lecture Theatre The Open University Milton Keynes MK7 6AA

Contact: Lecture Event Team

In his inaugural lecture, Professor Richard Holti will draw on case studies from the construction industry and health care to illustrate how working professionals have forged new areas of practice over the past 50 years.

Dublin Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast with Dr Peter Bloom

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 08:00

In this talk, Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of People and Organisations at The Open University, Dr Peter Bloom will ask how can the rapid technological advances in computing, robotics and communications that are revolutionising work and life, be empowering, rather than dis-empowering, for people and organisations? 

Jun 22

Alumni Informal Networking Event in Frankfurt

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 17:30

Join the Frankfurt OUBS alumni for dinner and a drink at the Irish Pub in Bad Homburg. 

Jun 21

OUBS/BSI Disruptive Technologies Breakfast Briefing

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 07:30 to 11:00

ETC Venue, Marble Arch, Garfield House, 86 Edgware Road, London, W2 2EA

Contact: OU Events

Join us for this FREE exclusive joint OUBS and British Standards Institute breakfast briefing.

Jun 20

London Graduate Fair

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 11:00 to 17:00

Visit London's biggest national graduate recruitment fairs and discover thousands of vacancies and graduate schemes.

Jun 19

Breakfast Briefing: The Future of Work 4.0: Disruptive technologies, opportunity or threat?

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 08:00 to 10:00

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

Contact: OU Events

Join us on 19 June 2018, for the latest Business Network Breakfast Briefing where Dr Peter Bloom will explore the challenge of working smart with disruptive technologies and intelligence.

Jun 14

Student Hub Live: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences New Curriculum Showcase

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 13:00 to 17:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This October the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) are launching a range of exciting new curriculum which can be studied from October 2018. This includes three new BA Honours qualifications; Music, Criminology and Economics!

Student Hub Live: Moving on up – transitioning between and beginning OU study

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 09:30 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Summer break is almost here! Are you submitting final assignments but also beginning to think about next steps in October? 

Jun 13

Public Leadership Perspectives: Leadership and Change in the Age of Sustainability

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 17:45 to 20:00

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

Contact: Michelle Stevens

Join Professor Jean Hartley, Professor Bernard Burnes and Dr Steven Chase for the latest in this series of Public Leadership Perspectives events.

What is the Future of Professional Knowledge and Learning? An Unconference

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:30

The Open University in London, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London, NW1 8NP

Contact: CKOP Events Team

We invite you to join us in conversations, develop future research collaborations, and plan practical actions that address the future of professional work. 

Jun 12

OUBS London Alumni Networking Informal Drop In

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:30

Champagne Charlie's, The Arches, 17 Villiers St, Charing Cross, London WC2N 6NG

Contact: Nicholas Pope

This is an informal event in a pub in Central London. Pop in for a quick drink or stay for longer. Friends and colleagues are welcome.

Jun 5

Is the world going quants mad? Lessons from financial experts and history

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 17:45 to 19:00

Church House, Deans Yard, Westminster, London, SW1P 3NZ

Contact: OU Events

Are we headed for a quants quake? Join us on Tuesday 5 June 2018 at Church House Conference Centre, London from 17:45 – 19:00 where our keynote speakers Dr Paul Wilmott and Russell Napier explore the importance of understanding financial history.

May 27

Are We Data?

Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

May 26

OUBS Alumni Informal Networking Event: Berlin

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 18:00 to 21:00

The Zollpackhof, Berlin

Contact: Henssler Tillmann

This is an informal get together for alumni and students in Central Berlin.

Are We Data?

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

MBA Speaker Event in Cologne: “Working under Pressure: Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace”

Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 11:00 to 14:00

Hilton Cologne, Marzellenstrasse 13-17, 50668 Cologne

Contact: Sabine Sage

This workshop will look at what causes us to become stressed at work and offers ideas and insights as to how to better manage our interactions with others, decreasing the levels of pressure we feel.

May 25

Who Are We Book Launch: Communities of Solidarity: The Story of Pikpa Refugee Camp

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:30

5th Floor Tate Exchange Tate Modern, Blavatnik Building, 5th Floor, Bankside, London SEl 9TG

Contact: Who Are We? Project Team

This event is part of Who Are We? at Tate Exchange in collaboration with Lesvos Solidarity and The Open University.

Student Hub Live: Talking all things exams

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 13:00 to 15:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

We will be in the Student Hub Live (SHL) studio discussing all things exams related! Whether you have an exam coming up and want a little extra support, or you have some good advice for those feeling a bit nervous, this is a great opportunity to share tips and gain practical advice from SHL guests and fellow students. 

Are We Data?

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

Student Hub Live: Understanding Brexit

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 09:30 to 12:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

What is Brexit, where does it come from, and what could it mean in everyday life? A team of OU academics will be in the Student Hub Live studio to discuss what has happened since the vote, how Brexit is already changing us, and what to expect in the future.

May 24

Are We Data?

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

May 23

Student Hub Live event: Exam workshops - part two

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 19:45 to 21:15

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Are you ready for your Exam? Think you could do with little extra support? Student Hub Live can help!

The Future of Work 4.0: Disruptive technologies, opportunity or threat?

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 17:00 to 19:00

The Open University Scotland, Jennie Lee House 10 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, EH3 7QJ

Join us at The Open University Scotland, Edinburgh for an exclusive twilight event on Wednesday 23 May, where Dr Peter Bloom will explore the challenges of working smart with disruptive technologies and intelligence.

Are We Data?

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

May 22

Who are we? Floor Plans (journeys from there to here)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 15:00 to 17:00

Blavatnik Building, Level 5, Tate Modern, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG

Contact: Who are we? Project Team

Join the Who Are We? project on Tuesday 22 May, 3:00-5:00pm, in London for an interactive writing workshop. Writing prompts will be given to start a conversation about ‘how did I get here and if this is here, where was there?’ 

Are We Data?

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Tate Exchange, Bankside, London

Contact: Are We Data team

‘Are We Data?’ questions the relationship between place and place-less ‘big data’. Using an immersive installation, we explore whether digital data can really reveal ‘who we are’.

May 17

FinTech Panel Event: IN-COmpany With Digital Storytellers

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 18:30

Leaders focused on international expansion will be sharing their growth stories at the next FinTech Panel Event.

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