Courses & the study experience
Be inspired by the stories of students and academics.
7 timely qualifications you can study online in 2024
Whether you’re a Year 12 thinking about changing your course plans, or a professional with your eye on a career shift, this list should give you food for thought.
OUAers share their unique study paths. Their current job titles may surprise you.
Choosing what to study can feel overwhelming. After all, you’re making a call on what you’d like to spend your life doing. Or are you?
What is a Bachelor of Arts?
It’s the OG of all bachelor degrees and continues to inspire high regard for the sharp, considered and versatile graduates it produces.
Meet 3 athletes who are nailing the balance between work, sport and study
They’re our nominees for the 2023 Open Universities Australia Performance Lifestyle Award—and their stories are sure to inspire you.
Booked a consultation? Here's how to prepare
So, you took the leap and booked a chat with a student advisor. Kudos! You’re one step closer to achieving your goals. Let’s look at how to prepare so you can get the most out of it.
How to choose electives during study planning
When it's time to pick your elective subjects, where do you even start? We asked student advisors Jayde and Puja for their top tips.
How a World Champion athlete is broadening her horizons
From hitting the slopes as an Olympian to hitting the books through online education, Laura Peel’s journey is anything but ordinary.
5 benefits of online learning for uni students
Are you torn between the online and on-campus versions of your course? Discover some surprising (and not so surprising) reasons you should study remotely with your university.
How we help elite athletes prepare for life after sport
Together with the Victorian Institute of Sport (VIS), we make studying easier for some of Australia’s most talented athletes.
TAFE vs uni: Which one should I choose?
During the heady rush that is your final year of high school, it’s natural to have this burning question on your mind: do I go to uni, or do I study at TAFE?
From teaching children to transforming curriculum. Ally can’t and won’t stop
Our 30 Years Series, a celebration of three decades of opportunities through Open Universities Australia, returns again this month. Today, you’ll hear from Ally Kettle, who is onto her third degree while working and travelling the world.