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Our panels and other initiatives

The Open University together with the OU Students Association are dedicated to continuously develop our students and the student experience by offering a number of projects and initiatives to get involved with. Working alongside staff and other students, you will also build your personal skillset, help further your career aims and develop your skills in communication, collaboration and more.



Student Shadowing

Student Shadowing

OU student shadowing offers current OU students the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of how the OU works.

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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.

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Curriculum Design Student Panel

Would you like to help shape the OU curriculum? The panel provides a means for staff engaged in module design and production to work directly with students in the early development of activities, materials and tools.

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Library Student Panel

Library Services is committed to working with you to improve existing services and resources and to develop new ones. Examples of the types of research activity include website usability testing, telephone interviews, online surveys and forums.

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