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OU Alum Sir David Harrison, one of Universities UK’s 100 faces campaign

Sir David Harrison, MBA alumnus and Honorary Graduate of The Open University, has been named as part of a new campaign led by Universities UK that promotes 100 faces who were the first in their family to attend higher education.

16th April 2024

MBA student shortlisted for prestigious Student of the Year award

Open University Business School MBA student, James Boyce, has been shortlisted for the AMBA (Association of MBAs) Student of the Year 2024 thanks to his exceptional leadership skills, entrepreneurial spirit, and innovative mindset.

22nd September 2023

MBA Alumna Honoured in AACSB’s 2023 Class of Influential Leaders

Open University Business School alumna Zoë André-Lawson is one of 25 business school graduates who has been selected by AACSB International (AACSB)—the world’s largest business education alliance— as a 2023 Influential Leader. 

6th February 2023

‘My OU MBA has given me a voice’ says charity CEO

Maria is the CEO of sustainable clothing charity TRAID and credits her Open University MBA qualification with helping her boost her career even further.

7th November 2022

Honorary degree for David Harrison as first digital Harrison Centre opens

MBA alumnus David Harrison received an honorary degree for his work in highlighting the need to improve public understanding of personal finance.

28th October 2022

Success Celebrated at Student and Alumni Awards 2022

The Open University Business and Law Schools held our annual Student and Alumni Awards on Friday 21 October 2022. Awards were presented to exceptional students from the faculty, and postgraduate business alumni who have made an outstanding contribution to society. 

25th October 2022

MBA alumnus hopes to stay ahead of the game in the fight against malaria

Mark Hoppé, an MBA alumnus based in Switzerland, is helping in the fight against the malaria mosquito. 

5th August 2022

Selfless Gordon is in the driving seat to stand with Ukraine

MBA alumnus Gordon MacKay has definitely gone the extra mile to aid the humanitarian effort in Ukraine. 

28th April 2022
James Cullens

James takes the reins of the International Advisory Board

An advocate of lifelong learning is succeeding an equally vocal supporter of The Open University as Chair of an advisory board to both the Business and Law Schools.

25th November 2021

Student and Alumni Awards are back for 2021

The Open University Business and Law Schools recently enjoyed a double celebration for the achievements of our fantastic students and alumni.

2nd November 2021

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