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Back in the 1800s distance learning was by correspondence only. Potential students were sent workbooks and assignments in the mail and had to post them back to gain their qualifications. This method of study was pioneered by a visionary organisation called International Correspondence Schools (ICS) in Pennsylvania, USA.
Deciding to study online can bring up a whole range of emotions – excitement, pride and maybe a little apprehension – but don’t worry. With Open Colleges, you’ll have the all the flexibility and support you need to get through your course and create a new future.
Here at Open Colleges, we talk a lot about doing what you love and making a change in your life that will give you the career and future you’ve always dreamed of.
At Open Colleges, we succeed when you succeed. We want you to get the best out of your chosen area of study, that’s why hundreds of thousands of students have chose to study with us. We want to give you the best tools and advice to allow you to finish your course and be successful.
You'll benefit from a 3 tiered support system which includes a team of real people available to help you with your course, or to answer your questions.
We do this in 3 ways:
If you’ve got a question, we will answer it. Studying a course online means you’ll need some planning and self discipline, and we can help with that too.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.