Your Future: Distance No Object for College Students

Birmingham Evening Mail (England), May 31, 2001 | Go to article overview

Your Future: Distance No Object for College Students


THE Open College for Distance Learning was set up to bring useful vocational training within the reach of everyone in the UK.

The courses are written on the basis that the student has little or no knowledge of the subject they are studying, but have an interest in the subject, either to further their career, fancy a change in direction or just to learn a bit more about an area that interests them.

Many people think about studying or doing a course, but are put off going to nightschool or college for various reasons, such as: they do not want the pressure of a classroom environment; they cannot commit to a set time each week; they may not be able to travel to the school or college. For these people the answer is simple; they can study at home, at their own pace, whenever and however often is convenient for them.

The Open College for Distance Learning provides them with all the study materials they need, workbooks that are easy to follow, and assignments that are testing, but achievable. …

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