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Open Impact Conference aims to increase access to higher education in Africa

The conference, which forms part of the OU’s 50th anniversary celebrations, has attracted some 150 delegates from various parts of Africa and the rest of the world, offering an opportunity to collaborate and co-create an ambitious vision for learning for the next 50 years and beyond.

12th December 2019
Open University Annual Report

Law and Business achievements feature in anniversary year annual report

The OU’s 2018-19 Annual Report celebrates some of the highlights of an outstanding 50th anniversary year. 

4th December 2019
Professor Devendra Kodwani

Responsible management for the challenges of modern ‘liquid’ society

Executive Dean of the Business and Law Schools, Professor Devendra Kodwani,hosted a lecture for new and returning Business and Law School students Wednesday 20 November. This new initiative took place in the Berrill Theatre and for an online audience via YouTube Live.

2nd December 2019
Hugh McFaul, Joshua Rozenburg and Sarah Couling

Legal Eagles project receives some national exposure

The Open Justice Centre’s prison radio project at HMP Altcourse near Liverpool has been featured on BBC Radio Four’s Law in Action programme

21st November 2019

Open Justice’s alumni and students will make a connection

The Open Justice Centre has launched an exciting new initiative for its alumni to help shape the development of future legal outreach projects

21st November 2019
Pro-bono shortlisted logo

Open Justice Prison Partnership shortlisted in pro bono awards

The Open Justice Centre’s project in conjunction with the St Giles Trust charity has been shortlisted in the Most Effective Pro Bono Partnership category at the annual LawWorks Annual Pro Bono Awards.

8th November 2019
Open Justice report front cover

Open Justice Annual Report 2019 published

As the Open Justice Centre approaches its third anniversary, the 2019 Annual Report provides an opportunity to review the progress of the Centre since its inception in 2016.

31st October 2019
Acts of Parliament

Blog is open to people, places, methods and ideas

Academics from the Law School have launched a new blog site to examine controversial legal issues which have posed difficulties for law and society.

18th October 2019
Paul Catley, Dr Zoe Walkington and Dr Matthew Jones

The consequences of true-life murder investigations are examined

The stories of three murder investigations and their extraordinary consequences are being told in a new three-part OU / BBC collaboration.

8th October 2019
Susan Desfontaines with Simonetta Costa and Lornie Stokes-Pack at the Barbican Centre graduation ceremony

Cancer survivor toasts her law degree – and being five years’ clear!

The world was her oyster as recently-divorced Susan Desfontaines contemplated starting a new life with her 11-year-old daughter Pippa in the spring of 2011.

30th September 2019

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