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How We Listen

How we hear feedback from our students

The Open University is dedicated to continuously developing the student experience, using your feedback to ensure we are student-focused.

There are numerous ways that the OU actively engages students to provide the University with feedback. This page provides an insight into feedback opportunities throughout your journey as a student at the OU. Visit the You Said, We Did page to see how the Student Voice has changed things.


Thank you for your email - this is absolutely brilliant. Never in my life have I participated in a feedback session where my concerns have been heard, acknowledged, and formally responded to with action points. I am thoroughly impressed, thank you!

Board of Studies (BOS) consultation student response

How to Have Your Say

Graduate Internships

Graduate Internships

Graduate Internships provide Open University Graduates with the opportunity to gain paid employment within an area of the University in order to further their career aims.

Student Consultation

Student Consultation

Join our forums and face-to-face meetings and share your student experience to shape change.

Academic Standards

Academic Quality and Standards

Your feedback enables the University to make informed decisions about the changes they make to ensure high academic standards and high quality student learning experience is in place.

Surveys

Surveys

Would you like to work in partnership with OU staff and other OU students as a survey team member or simple share your feedback?

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Scholarship

The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) involves the study of all aspects of teaching and learning. Students can work in partnership with the Univeristy to improve the student experience.

Graduate Internships

Panels, Representation and other Initiatives

Gain experience working alongside students and members of OU staff in various projects and initiatives.

Student Voice is about the University really listening to what students are saying. What they need and how to enhance their experience because they are the ones who actually know what it’s like to study with us.

Dr Liz Marr, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Students)