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Could you be an entrepreneur in 2023?

Open University students have turned their hobbies into successful businesses with the support of the OU, and so could you!

If you already have a side hustle or a great business idea, 2023 could be the year you turn it into a reality.

15th November 2022

New OU research finds future of small bakery businesses at risk

Research conducted by Emma Bell, Professor of Organisation and Leadership at the Open University Business School, found that the rising costs of flour and energy pose some serious challenges to bakery owners.

8th November 2022

‘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

Education key to busting menopause myths says leading OU expert

A long awaited report by an All-Party Parliamentary Group into the menopause has finally been published and it is calling for more urgent help for women.

18th October 2022

Wales: Who Do We Think We Are? With Huw Edwards

Two Open University academics have been working behind the scenes on an OU/BBC co-production about how the identity of Welsh people has been shaped.

17th October 2022

OU/BBC Co-production The Big Green Money Show returns

Eco-friendly podcast The Big Green Money Show is back. Presented by Dragons’ Den’s Deborah Meaden, the 11-part OU/BBC series examines the way some businesses are becoming greener.

13th October 2022

The rise and fall of Topshop. OU/BBC series lifts the lid on iconic brand’s fall from grace

The story of how a huge fashion brand fell dramatically to earth is the subject of a new two-part OU/BBC co–production.

26th September 2022
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OU celebrates Research Excellence Awards 2022

The OU Research Excellence Awards recognised the wide range of ways research undertaken at the OU makes a positive difference to the economy, the environment, and society.

23rd September 2022

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