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New discount for UNISON members on Open University Openings courses

UNISON members can now get a 10% discount on all OU Openings courses run between March 2011 and February 2012.

Openings courses are short, starter courses with lots of support and no examinations, specifically designed to give you a gentle introduction to a subject and the world of studying with the OU.

Openings courses are ideal if you haven't studied before or it's been a long time. They focus on developing your study skills and confidence, offering ideal preparation for further study.

You don't need any qualifications or experience to sign up and just need to find approximately six hours of study time per week over a maximum of 20 weeks.

You will receive help every step of the way from your tutor who will provide personal one-to-one support. Subjects include: arts, psychology, health, environment and understanding society, (all at 195 - or 175.50 with discount, and attracting 15 OU credit points).

Other subjects include children, law, maths, management and sport online. (at 120, - or 108 with discount, and worth 10 credit points).

To claim your discount you need to send a copy of your UNISON membership card with your registration form and the appropriate fee.

Find out more on the UNISON/OU partnership website at www.open.ac.uk/choose/unison

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