Registered Charity No: The Open University is incorporated by Royal Charter (RC 000391), an exempt charity in England & Wales, and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 038302). The Open University is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
The Open University is the United Kingdom's only university dedicated to distance learning. It promotes educational opportunity and social justice by providing high-quality university education to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.
We believe that everyone has the right to access a good education, and our flexible approach means that people of all ages and circumstances can discover the life-changing benefits of studying.
Donations and legacies are vital in allowing us to ensure our courses and experience continue to remain open to everyone, whatever their personal circumstances and commitments.
If you would like to know more about how you can help The Open University, our Legacy Team would be happy to talk with you about ways in which legacies make a real difference to the University and the lives of its students. Alternatively you may prefer to request our legacy information pack.