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Milton Keynes, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1969
College / University
Colleges & Universities
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Laureate Education, Apollo Education Group, University of Liverpool
The Open University (OU) is the United Kingdom's only university dedicated to distance learning. With most courses there are no previous qualifications required to study, you have to be aged 16 or over when your course starts but there is no upper age limit. We ... Read more

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    I have been working at The Open University full-time

    Pros

    great colleagues; free to work own wprk pattern

    Cons

    poor overall conditions; precarious employment; you rarely teach what you prepare; limited research facilities; inefficient processes; poor office environment

    Advice to Management

    be more open

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The Open University Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Milton Keynes, England (UK)
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at The Open University (Milton Keynes, England (UK)) in January-2018.

    Interview

    Efficient, quick and very warm and welcoming. Great communication from application being submitted through to interview and feedback. Everyone I spoke to was very supportive and helpful whenever I had a question. I also felt at ease during the interview.

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