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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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HERE at The Open University in Wales, we welcome the publication by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) of its report on the higher education 'funding gap'.
The Open University in Wales receives public funding from HEFCW funded in the same way that other universities receive their funding, and just like the other universities in Wales we are key asset and resource of the people of Wales in developing the economy, society and culture of our country.
Rob Humphreys Director The Open University in Wales

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