Australia's first online higher education platform marks 25 years of making education accessible to all

This year Open Universities Australia (OUA) is celebrating a quarter of a century of delivering education to more than 350,000 students throughout Australia and from around the globe.

OUA welcomes new Chief Executive Officer

Last month OUA’s former Chief Financial Officer and Executive General Manager of Corporate Services, Stuart Elmslie, was appointed the position of CEO, following on from the departure of Paul Wappett.

OUA launches 30 new programs to growing portfolio

OUA students now have access to even more choice in study options with the recent introduction of 30 new degrees across science and engineering, arts, education, business, marketing, health, IT and law from leading universities including Curtin, Macquarie and the University of South Australia.

Occupational health and safety students from the Australian Catholic University are awarded accreditation

OUA is delighted to announce that from 2017, occupational health and safety (OHS) students who graduate from select degrees from the Australian Catholic University (ACU) will now meet the educational requirement to apply for certification as an OHS Professional with the Safety Institute of Australia.

OUA forms new partnership with The Australian National University

OUA is excited to announce that as of Semester 1 2018, current and prospective students will be able to choose from six new Asian language subjects from The Australian National University (ANU).

Meet the boss: Uni head Paul Wappett

Head of Open Universities Australia, Paul Wappett, is the first to admit his career path has been eclectic.

The City & Guilds Group acquires Australian elearning company, E3Learning

The City & Guilds Group has today announced the acquisition of Adelaide-based e3Learning—one of Australia's largest dedicated corporate elearning and compliance providers.

Distance no disadvantage for Cairns students

The Far North's young people are gaining a reputation as the most educated outside capital cities, with Cairns topping the list for Open Universities Australia's regional enrolments.

Introducing a suite of new programs in education at OUA

We are thrilled to announce that in the last six months we have expanded our offering in the area of education to students with the introduction of three new online programs.

Creating new opportunities for elite athletes thanks to OUA's partnership with the Victorian Institute of Sport

We are thrilled to announce that five elite athletes from the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS) were recently awarded study scholarships through Open Universities Australia (OUA).

OUA launches 115 single postgraduate units for enrolment

OUA is thrilled to announce the launch of Postgraduate Single Unit study, 115 standalone units across the Arts, Business, Education, Health, IT, Law and Science disciplines from an array of leading Australian universities, including Curtin, Griffith, Macquarie, RMIT, Swinburne, and the University of South Australia.

Expanding the portfolio of project management programs at OUA

As a trusted advisor on the best program fit for every student, we are excited to announce the introduction of a new program in 2017, the Master of Science (Project Management) from Curtin University.

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