Student support

Finished your module? Find out about the OU’s support services for careers and employability

Catrin Davies is an Open University Careers and Employability Consultant.  She and her colleagues support OU students all over the UK, and in fact all over the world, with their career thinking and actions. She offers some advice and a link to a new Careers and Employability Services Support Pack. As you reach the end… Continue reading Finished your module? Find out about the OU’s support services for careers and employability

A Tutor's View, Psychology

Congratulations to School tutor David Morrison

The School congratulates our Associate Lecturer David Morrison. David has won a Tutor Award as part of the OU’s Recognition of Excellence in Teaching Awards (RET). The winners of these awards have been nominated by their students, so to receive one is a direct acknowledgement and appreciation of the excellent support that David provides as… Continue reading Congratulations to School tutor David Morrison

Meet people in the School, Psychology

Meet the Chair of the Open University’s research ethics committee

We continue our series introducing important role-holders in the School of Psychology and Counselling. Dr Claire Hewson is Chair of the Open University's research ethics committee, HREC (Human Ethics Research Committee). She writes about the committee's functions, her experience as Chair and her own interest in online research methods. One fascinating aspect of chairing the OU's… Continue reading Meet the Chair of the Open University’s research ethics committee