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Open University

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(Education) the Open University (in Britain) a university founded in 1969 for mature students studying by television and radio lectures, correspondence courses, local counselling, and summer schools
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Noun1.Open University - a British university that is open to people without formal academic qualifications and where teaching is by correspondence or broadcasting or summer school
university - a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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The two-day forum is part of a series of scientific meetings organised by the Arab Open University.
Presenting him at a press briefing last week, Dr Madigele said BOCODOL had transformed from being a college to being a university last month after the Open university bill was passed into Act of Parliament on July 20 last year.
The Open University will also be graduating a total of 14,769 students from various Faculties at its 7th convocation ceremony to be held in Abuja.
According to the Open University, the decision is a decisive step to ensuring the autonomy of the institution.
Steve Donoghue, from Llanelli, described how he had support from his employer and his union to study with the Open University and received extra support from the university because of issues with his sight.
The Open University Business School is delighted to be amongst the first to receive EOCCS certification for an online course.
Regional Director, Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Sargodha Mian Haroon Rasool, Wednesday said the University was accepting forms for admission in Matric, FA, BA, MA, MSC, M.
The union said it hoped further progress would be made and that any final offer would be put to UCU members at the Open University.
UCU Open University branch president Pauline Collins said: "We feel that significant progress has been made in the negotiations.
Last year, the Open University confirmed the Baltic Business Quarter office in Gateshead is to shut with the expected loss of 61 jobs The 500 workers affected nationally will be offered an option of voluntary redundancy, early retirement or relocation.
LECTURERS at the Open University centre in Cardiff will stage a one-day walkout today in protest at planned closures.

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