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Jan 21

Grace Blakeley: Recovering from the Corona Crash with a Green New Deal

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 18:30 to 19:45

Online

Contact: OUBS Events Team

Join esteemed author and economist Grace Blakeley for the REEF academic centre of excellence online public lecture.

Jan 18

Student Hub Live - Starting your OU studies

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 12:45 to 13:45

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

At this event, Student Hub Live will introduce you to some key people at the OU and offer advice about setting yourself up for the best start.

Dec 16

Student Hub Live - Critical thinking and writing

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 12:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Student Hub Live will explain what tutors look out for as indicators of critical thinking, as well as obvious examples that this is not being done

Dec 11

Issues Made to Matter: Ethics and Leadership in the Voluntary Sector

Friday, December 11, 2020 - 12:30 to 14:00

Online

Contact: Heidi McCafferty

In this event, from the Business School's Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership, we will explore the sometimes fraught relationship between leadership practice and ethics.

Dec 9

Student Hub Live - Developing your academic writing

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 12:00 to 13:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This hour-long remote broadcast will feature interviews with staff and students, tips and worksheets and you’ll be able to share your own experiences and ask questions of our guests — and each other — in the live chat.

Dec 1

Student Hub Live - Managing my time

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

In this workshop Student Hub Live will teach you techniques and frameworks to help you plan your workload more effectively. You’ll also have an opportunity to discuss life and study hacks with fellow students in small groups.

Nov 26

Student Hub Live - Supporting Carers

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 13:30 to 14:30

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This Carers Rights Day, 26 November, The Open University wants to recognise the tremendous work that carers do and showcase some of the support that’s available for our students.

Nov 25

Webinar: Public sector - Employer webinar

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 15:00

Online

Getting beyond the moral argument for diversity and inclusion. This webinar brings together leading experts for an insightful discussion about what diversity and inclusion mean for organisations, individuals, and society.

Strategic agility and leadership in uncertain times

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 09:00 to 10:00

Online

Contact: OUBS Events Team

This webinar brings together three senior experts to outline current thinking on strategic agility and its practical implications for organisational leadership and will include shared experiences of agility in both business and public sector.   

Nov 17

Student Hub Live - Essay Writing (repeated)

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This is a repeat of a workshop delivered earlier this year and it is aimed at OU students who may have missed it first time round.

Nov 10

Student Hub Live - Essay Planning (repeated)

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 12:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This is a repeat of a workshop delivered earlier this year and it is aimed at students who may have missed it first time round.

Nov 2

Student Hub Live - Essay Writing (Repeated)

Monday, November 2, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This is a repeat of a workshop delivered earlier this year and it is aimed at OU students who may have missed it first time round.

Oct 28

Student Hub Live - Essay Planning (Repeated)

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This is a repeat of a workshop delivered earlier this year and it is aimed at students who may have missed it first time round.

Strategic digital transformation

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 09:00 to 10:00

Online

Contact: FBL Events Team

The current crisis has seen an increased urgency for organisations of all types and sizes to enhance their digital presence and to redefine their strategies to capitalise on the possibilities that digital transformation can offer.

Oct 27

Student Hub Live FAST TRACK: Studying at the OU – how to get on track

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 19:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Learn how to prioritise and structure your study, and how to access tutor and University support. You’ll also be able to meet other students and share study hacks.

Student Hub Live FAST TRACK: Studying at the OU – essential information to get on track

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 12:00 to 13:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

This hour-long online workshop is aimed at new starters who may not yet be up to speed with their studies.

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