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Our students

Our law degree is studied by a wide range of people from all backgrounds.

Our law students are teachers, doctors, nurses, school leavers, retirees, police officers, vets, insurance officers, military personnel, company executives, human resource professionals, footballers, magistrates, journalists, probation officers, social workers, engineers and many others.

You can get a flavour of the different law students who study with us by viewing their testimonials.


Harry Goodwin

Harry’s first-class honours BSc Open Degree has paved the way to fulfilling his dreams of becoming a solicitor.

Siobhan Mossop

Siobhan Mossop

With two small children and a job working as a director at a Big 4 accountancy practice, the OU offered me the best opportunity to balance competing demands.

Jo Dance

Jo Dance

“I was desperate to leave education as early as possible … now I’m a lawyer!”.

Aqua Koroma

Aqua Koroma

“I failed a module, but came back stronger”.

Harrie Austin-Jones

From construction to law … thanks to the OU I’ve changed career.

Brian Playfair

My OU study has also allowed me to realise that I am capable of so much more than I thought I was.

Rachel Innes

I cannot thank The Open University enough for creating this opportunity to study online and develop my full legal potential.

Clara Collins

Clara Collins

I’ve turned my life around – now I’m helping others.

Christina Hallam

Christina Hallam

The OU ethos is about helping people to ensure they succeed. I found my OU degree a very positive experience and it gave me a huge sense of achievement.

James Champion

James Champion

I am studying for my own benefit, I want to prove that I am not thick, and that I can apply myself to education and studies.

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