Careers & industry
What is inclusive education?
Inclusive education is about students of all abilities, backgrounds and identities learning and growing together. Read more about the positives, negatives and practicalities here.
What area of law should I practice?
Law is a fascinating field to study—and provides many different areas in which you can specialise. Have you considered these areas of practice?
Careers in maths: 6 ways to use your mathematics degree
Have a knack for numbers? A mathematics degree will take you far—and maybe somewhere unexpected.
Women of Open Universities Australia: IWD Special Edition
In the spirit of International Women’s Day (IWD), we asked three employees at Open Universities Australia to share their stories of career success, self-belief and equity.
Humans of Open Universities Australia: Meet Emily
Hear from Emily Tatti, our Senior Content Marketing Specialist. She reveals why Open Universities Australia is a workplace where you can be the "master of your own destiny". Emily also opens up about almost interviewing Jason Sudeikis!
How to start a clothing line in Australia
It’s as much a left-brain pursuit as it is a right-brain one. Learn about business considerations and finding grants. Plus, how to tap into the zeitgeist for success.
5 careers in counselling that could be yours
“Sometimes, you just need to talk to someone.” If you believe this and feel a calling to help others face intensely personal issues, read on.
Courses & the study experience
What is a masters degree?
It’s an advanced degree that can lead to specialised job opportunities—or even a career in academia. Let’s explore why you should earn your masters.
What is sociology? Discover if this study path is for you
Why do societies work the way they do? What influences human behaviour? These questions are at the heart of sociology. Let’s find out more about this fascinating field.
Start uni now with the top 10 courses students begin with
Deciding to take the leap is one thing. Knowing which course is right for your goals is another. That’s why we’ve collated the top courses students usually start with.
What is a double degree?
Can't decide between two different study paths? You might not have to. Find out how a double degree can double your knowledge for the workforce.
10 of the best online postgraduate courses to study in 2023
Ready for a new challenge in your career? Here’s a roundup of the most interesting postgraduate courses you can study through us next year.
What is a bachelor degree?
A bachelor degree is the ‘mothership’ of university degrees. Learn all about this three-to-five-year qualification, and why it’s a must in the job market (hint: it’s well worth the investment).
What is TESOL?
Want more than a traditional teaching career? Life as a TESOL teacher could be the ideal path for you. Let's explore what this teaching specialty is, and why it can lead to opportunities all over the world.
Study & life hacks
How a microcredential can help you survive job uncertainty
In an unpredictable professional landscape, many Australian employees are undertaking short-term study to upskill and build themselves a career safety net. Here’s how you can too.
How you should—and shouldn’t—use ChatGPT as a student
It’s the new artificial intelligence tool everyone’s talking about—a chatbot designed to change how we write. But if you ask it for help on your uni assessments, is that considered cheating? Let’s see what the universities are saying.
6 in-demand jobs you can do from home
Don’t want to return to the office? The roles on this list will give you the flexibility to keep working remotely.
What to do in a gap year
Not sure how to spend your year off after high school? These ideas are sure to inspire you. Plus, read our advice about how to get into uni once your gap year is over.
What to do if your ATAR is low
It’s not long until ATAR scores hit the hands of eager Year 12 students. Find out what to do if you land a low ATAR and other tips for ATAR results in 2022.
Your guide to uni offers in 2022
Finished Year 12 this year? Chances are you’re eagerly awaiting university offers. Read on to find out what to expect from uni offers in 2022.
5 qualities that make you a leader vs a manager
While managers dole out tasks, leaders take things a step further by inspiring everyone around them. Discover how you can become this kind of leader, no matter where you work.