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The Open University welcomes six Entrepreneurs in Residence to help aspiring business owners

The Open University is thrilled to announce the addition of six dynamic Entrepreneurs in Residence who will be working with the university to help aspiring business owners.

21st November 2023

Celebrating 40 years of the Business School

Founded in 1983, the Open University Business School marks its 40th anniversary this year. Here, we take a look back on some of our highlights. 

9th November 2023
ESG published report

ESG is discussed in board rooms but lack of skills is holding back action, according to new report by The Open University

Report by the OU suggests that there is a lack of skills in the boardroom to tackle environmental, social and governance issues.

7th November 2023

OU Students could win £1000 from Santander Universities during cost-of-living crisis

Thanks to Santander Universities, this year 10 lucky students will get the chance to win £1000 cash in a free draw.

30th October 2023

North Yorkshire Police’s first cohort of apprentice police officers graduate

North Yorkshire is set to benefit from 29 newly qualified police constables thanks to a partnership between The Open University and North Yorkshire Police.

26th October 2023

OU/BBC Series ‘The Met’ Returns for a fourth series

A captivating fourth series of The Met, co-produced by The Open University and the BBC, is set to air on BBC One tonight (Tuesday 24 October) at 9pm.

24th October 2023

Britain’s Housing Crisis Unveiled in New OU BBC Series

A pivotal new series co-produced by The Open University and the BBC premiered on BBC Two last week.

23rd October 2023

How smaller businesses can become net-zero influencers and enablers

Richard Blundel, Professor of Enterprise and Organisation and Director of the Centre for Social and Sustainable Enterprise, writes about how smaller businesses can become net-zero influencers and enablers.

17th October 2023

OU Virtual Internship Project wins Student Engagement Award

The Open University’s ‘Virtual Internships for Underrepresented Students – exploring opportunities for student co-creation and partnership’ project has won the sparqs (Student Partnerships in Quality Scotland) Student Engagement Award in the ‘Diverse Voices’ category.

16th October 2023

OU research reveals inequalities in employment leave for Early Pregnancy Endings

A ground-breaking research paper from The Open University, the University of Plymouth, the University of Essex, and University College London has unveiled significant inequalities in the paid leave parents receive when facing an early end to pregnancies.

12th October 2023

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