The Open University Wales Details
The Open University Wales, We are the leading experts in part-time, flexible learning. Every year, we help thousands of ordinary people achieve extraordinary things.
The Open University in Wales is the leading provider of part-time undergraduate higher education and supported distance learning across Wales.
We have over 7000 students across the whole of Wales supported by 300 tutors.
Policy and Public Affairs
Through our policy and public affairs work we seek to ensure that higher education policy in Wales supports the needs of part-time learners.
Welsh Language Scheme
The Open University has adopted the principle that in the conduct of public business in Wales it will treat the English and Welsh Languages on the basis of equality.
Download our Welsh Language Scheme and Welsh medium assessment guidelines
Find out more about the OU in Wales
- The Open University Annual Report – 2014/15 (PDF)
- The Open University in Wales Facts and Figures – 2014/15 (PDF)
- The Open University strategic plan sets out how we deliver our mission
- Get to know us
Equality and Diversity at The Open University in Wales
Social justice is at the heart of The Open University’s mission. We are creating an inclusive university community and a society where people are treated with dignity and respect, where inequalities are challenged, and where we anticipate and respond positively to different needs and circumstances, so that everyone can achieve their potential. Visit The Open University’s Equality and Diversity website, which includes information about our Equality Scheme, our outcome-focused equality objectives, our equality statistical information and our annual report.
The Open University in Wales
18 Custom House Street,
If you want to find out more or talk through your options, but haven’t applied or studied yet
Phone 0300 303 5303 or visit new student enquiries
If you’ve already applied for, or studied an OU module or qualification, login to Studenthome for your personalised contact details.
Contact us from Studenthome
Os ydych yn siarad Cymraeg a byddai’n well gennych drafod eich anghenion astudio drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg, ffoniwch 029 2047 1170
For Open University in Wales media enquiries please contact Michelle Matheron Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Telephone: 029 2047 1019
For general OU media enquiries please contact the press office – Telephone: 01908 654316 / Out of office hours: 07901 515891
For enquiries about our work with Employers please contact Kevin Pascoe Employer Engagement Manager, Telephone: 029 2026 2779
For enquiries about our widening access and community partnerships work please contact:
Freedom of Information request:
If you would like to contact us regarding a Freedom of Information request visit the FOI website.
|Location||The Open University in Wales is located at 18 Custom House Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AP|
|By car||It is recommended that you use public transport to get to 18 Custom House Street.
Parking is only available to disabled visitors and must be booked in advance.
If you do come to our office by car please note that Custom House Street is partially designated as a bus lane, and therefore car access must be via Bute Street to avoid penalties.
|By bus||Custom House Street is served by a number of services from across Cardiff. You can check which services stop on Custom House Street or the nearby Bute Terrace on the Cardiff Bus website.|
|By rail||The Open University in Wales office is approximately a five minute walk from Cardiff Central station. When exiting the station from the front entrance, turn right and start walking, cross over Penarth Road and St Mary’s Street and head on to Custom House Street, you will see the OU in Wales office ahead of you.|