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Day 150, Year of #Mygration: Migrants as Agents for Change - Cosmopolitanism

Migrants may choose to build either ethnic social capital or cross-cultural social capital. Their migration journey, reception upon arrival and thereafter, educational attainment and cultural competences will also affect how they engage with public institutions in their countries of destination.

7th August 2018

Day 149, Year of #Mygration: Does Diversity Impact Negatively on Social Capital?

Dr Fidèle Mutwarasibo, Visiting Research Fellow at The Open University Business School’s Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership, shares his experience in developing, sustaining and enhancing his social capital in Milton Keynes over the last four years

7th August 2018
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Your everyday guide to economics and why you should care

A new four-part OU/BBC series, Economics with Subtitles, starts on Radio 4 on Saturday (4 August) lunchtime.

1st August 2018

Three days is still too long to hold pregnant women in immigration detention

It’s been two years since a coalition of lobbying groups in the UK successfully challenged Home Office policy on the immigration detention of pregnant women. 

26th July 2018
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Sign-up for free short courses aimed at business professionals

Our MBA alumni have the chance to pilot two new three-week short courses for free from September – and we only want your feedback in exchange!

25th July 2018

Student shadows praise their day out in the Faculty

The University’s informal student shadowing initiative saw Spanish internal auditor German Yanez and aspiring journalist Anhha Chowdhury recently spend the day with academic Dr Terry O’Sullivan.

10th July 2018

We’ve retained our prestigious triple accreditation

The Open University Business School (OUBS) has been awarded EQUIS reaccreditation for three years to maintain its status as one of only 1% of business schools in the world with triple accreditation.

10th July 2018

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

During this Breakfast Briefing on 19 June 2018, Dr Peter Bloom, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies and Head of the Department for People and Organisations at The Open University Business School, gave his thoughts on the Future of Work in relation to the widely-predicted 'fourth industrial revolution'.

9th July 2018
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Day 129, Year of #Mygration: Developing Social Capital in a New Home Town

Recent social and political events (i.e. Brexit, government policies) have affected media’s representations of migrants by either demonizing them or victimizing them. However, an important fact often overlooked is the economic contribution that migrants offer to the host country.

9th July 2018

Helping fraud prevention and protection in UN children’s charity

The Executive Dean of The Open University Business School has addressed a UNICEF event in the Czech Republic on how to detect and prevent fraud.

4th July 2018

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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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