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Governments, the law, and long-term issues for Ukrainian refugees

On average refugees around the world spend over 20 years in exile and some may not be able to eventually return at all.

12th April 2022

The war in Ukraine - message from our Vice-Chancellor

Vice-Chancellor’s statement on the invasion of Ukraine

7th April 2022

Conflict and Social Justice are topical discussions at Imagine! Festival

‘Creating Justice: Law, Art, and Activism’ was produced by the OU Law School and brought together a range of local artists who used their art in areas of activism around justice.

5th April 2022

Vice Chancellor’s statement on the war in Ukraine

Vice-Chancellor’s statement on the invasion of Ukraine

1st March 2022

Most employers of apprentices plan to maintain or increase the number they employ this year

A revealing survey conducted by The Open University and in partnership with The 5% Club shows that most employers, almost 9 in 10, who have employed apprentices plan to maintain or increase the number they take on in the next 12 months

8th February 2022

Law School’s research duo have got Seoul

Kim Barker and Olga Jurasz from the Law School have been awarded nearly £50,000 for their research project on digital and online violence, both at home and in East Asia. 

2nd February 2022

Law School academics contribute to BBC Ideas video 'Does it ever pay to represent yourself in court?'

The brand new short film is now available to view on the award-winning BBC Ideas website.

17th December 2021
students in library

Pilot project to support our ‘care experienced’ students

The Faculty of Business and Law has an extended pilot to offer greater support to students who were once in the care system starting today.

29th November 2021
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

Post-COP26, The Open University hears from its week two Observers

The Open University had official observer status at COP26 and has taken learnings from the conference to inform the university’s wider sustainability mission and inspire students and staff to take action.

17th November 2021

Law in Motion: 50 Years of Legal Change

Law in Motion book cover

This book is a celebration of 50 Years of The Open University written by members of the Law School.

Read for free

Upcoming Events

Mar 6

Student Hub Live: Developing your essay writing (Intermediate)

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 19:00 to 20:00

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Mar 9

Student Voice Festival

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Mar 11

Law School Employability Week

Monday, March 11, 2024 - 12:00 to Friday, March 15, 2024 - 13:30

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