OU teams up with WGU for distance learning

November 20, 1998

The Open University has teamed up with Western Governors University to offer degrees in the United States.

Each is putting up $4 million to create the Governors Open University System, which will offer distance-learning higher education courses accredited by the OU's US subsidiary and a number of other US universities.

The first students on the Governors Open University System will enrol in March, subject to the OU-US gaining the accreditation that it is seeking.

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