Library building community around online study

Created on Fri, 02/09/2016 - 00:00 by Sammi Morgan 

Open2Study is for everybody - and you don't have to study alone! We spoke to Helen McSkimming, library officer at the City of Onkaparinga's Willunga Library, about the passionate photographers that teamed up to complete our Art of Photography course. Helen explains how Open2Study is the perfect vehicle for public libraries to deliver adult learning programs - and treats us to some stunning student work showcasing the beautiful McLaren Vale wine region.

'Damselfly' by Aidan
'Damselfly' by Aidan

Could this be the future of MOOCs?

Created on Wed, 25/05/2016 - 15:20 by Sammi Morgan 

When it comes to MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) we’ve all heard the question: ‘Why can’t the study I’ve completed online via a MOOC be accredited to my degree?’ Students across the world are enrolling in MOOCs by the millions and they all seem to want the same thing: credit for their hard work. Well look out MOOC lovers – one of Open2Study’s presenters has listened and answered his students’ plea!

Student interview: from Florida with love

Created on Thu, 05/02/2015 - 09:35 by Michael Sands 

At Open2Study, we love meeting our students. They come from all over the world, from all walks of life, with one thing in common: a love of learning. Here we chat to Michael Sand, a Student Guide and Open2Study regular.

Wisconsin, land of ice and snow

Student interview: studying photography online

Created on Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:27 by Jennifer Piper 

The Open2Study team loves getting to know our students, so when we heard that student Clare Farrelly had won a photography competition with some of her work from The Art of Photography, we had to find out more.

Catch A Drop Of Sunlight by Clare Farrelly

How to keep your cool at work

Created on Wed, 08/10/2014 - 15:58 by Jennifer Piper 

It’s National Mental Health Week in Australia, so we’re bringing you a series of tips on how to keep your mind healthy. Here’s some of our favourite ways to keep a steady mind, at work or study.

chocolate can help relieve stress

Image via Flickr


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