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Ten essentials for Lunar New Year

Created on Fri, 31/01/2014 - 17:14 by Jennifer Piper 

Today, Friday 31 January, we enter the Year of the Horse in Chinese culture. With a week of celebrations, it’s easy to get lost when planning your Spring Festival, or Lunar New Year, celebrations.

These strange cats love chinese new year

So, in the interests of public health and happiness, and in support of Horses everywhere, here are our top ten tips for a successful celebration.

Care in the Community: making the most of Google+

Created on Fri, 24/01/2014 - 14:48 by Jennifer Piper 

With the launch of our new course, The Art of Photography, more Open2Study students are heading over to Google+ to share their view of the world and connect with other students.

Students love connecting with Google Plus Communtiy

Robots are cool: interview with Dr Michelle Dunn

Created on Thu, 09/01/2014 - 16:21 by Jennifer Piper 

Whether it’s Johnny 5 from Short Circuit, or R2-D2 from Star Wars, most of us have a favourite robot from film, television or even history.

Robot boy loves this free course about mobile robotics

Resolutions, revolutions and hope for the year ahead

Created on Fri, 27/12/2013 - 19:36 by Jennifer Piper 

We all have something that we do to mark the New Year. It might be dressing up and kissing a stranger at midnight, spending time with friends, going to bed early to start the new year afresh, or watching the fireworks on the television.

Getting excited about new year's resolutions

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Have you seen a lantern yet?

Created on Thu, 19/12/2013 - 17:06 by Jennifer Piper 

Two weeks ago, we got super excited about our first Student Guides. Today, we’re just about ready to jump out of our skins as the Student Guides are handed their lanterns.

Student Guides are shining their lanterns, to light your way

Image via Flickr

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