Being an OU student
Session 1: What’s OU study all about?
Welcome to this free course, Being an OU student.
In this first session, you’ll consider what it’s like to study at a distance, and think about finding the time to study and what it means to be a student. You’ll also find out about one perk of being a student – student discounts!
By the end of this session, you’ll be able to:
- understand more about what it’s like to study at a distance and what you can expect from the OU
- locate key policy documents you might need
- start to consider how much time you need to set aside for your studies
- know about student discounts
- access your academic email address and free Office 365 account.
You’ll start by thinking about studying at a distance. But first, learn about how you’ll be using this course.