Being an OU student
Being an OU student

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Being an OU student

Session 1: What’s OU study all about?

Introduction

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.

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