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Careers & industry
How a healthy immune system helped Open Universities Australia adapt quickly and easily when needed
Open University Australia’s Agile Lead, James Pulling, reveals how the organisation adapted in the challenging times brought about by COVID-19. 6 minute read.
Why working 5 days in the office may be a thing of the past
If you were asked to go back to the office for 5 days a week, starting tomorrow, what would be your reaction? As many businesses are finding, employees want a more flexible working environment.
Future-proofing your career during isolation
Feeling anxious about your career? With coronavirus putting many of our lives on hold, it’s understandable. We asked a career expert for her advice.
Courses & the study experience
How Maria can help you choose the right course
Find out how OUA student advisor Maria can help you find the right course for you. She's handled all sorts of questions, and is ready to answer yours. 4 minute read.
How Mery can help you achieve your study goals
Find out how OUA student advisor Mery can help can choose the right course to achieve your dreams. 3 minute read.
Torrens University joins OUA, as we celebrate passing our goal of 20 unis in 2020
At Open Universities Australia (OUA), we’re excited to offer greater choice in online courses - as we welcome our twenty-first university: Torrens University Australia. 4 minute read.
Study & life hacks
It's tax time. As a student, do you know what you're entitled to?
We chatted to Ashley Debenham – tax expert at etax.com.au – about the common mistakes they see students make, and how to avoid them. We also look at how COVID-19 might impact your tax.
The OUA open door policy explained
Studying through Open Universities Australia is for everyone. We have an open-door policy for most of the undergraduate subjects we offer. That means there are no entry barriers in front of these subjects – no scores or prior experience requirements.
Year 12s: Will COVID-19 affect your chances of getting into uni?
The coronavirus has disrupted pretty much everything we do, and school hasn’t been spared. Almost all Australian students have had time away from classroom learning over the first half of 2020. So, will it affect your chances of getting into uni?