Welcome to Open Universities Australia

Congratulations! You've taken your first steps towards a brighter future. The Welcome is here to help you get up to speed with OUA and studying online. 

Uni study can be a very rewarding experience, but it also requires hard work and preparation. To help you prepare for your first week of class, go through the links below. You'll find a range of helpful info - everything from how to set up your study area, to exclusive discounts on Hewlett Packard products.

One of your most valuable resources will be other OUA students. That's why it's a great idea to join OUA's Facebook group - click on the link below and begin connecting with fellow first-time students for tips and support.


Useful links

Join OUA Facebook group

Join the OUA Facebook group

Introduction to studying online

Your intro to studying online

Exclusive offer for OUA students

Exclusive offer - up to 40% off HP products for OUA students

Set up your study space

Set up your study space

Key dates

Study skills - get ready for uni

text books

Find your textbooks

Further resources


  • Your Student Hub is the place to go for all things admin, like re-enrolment, exam booking, LMS access and more.
  • Check out our Key Dates page to plan your schedule.
  • Stay safe online and always be in control when interacting with fellow students - get more info by going to open.edu.au/staysafeonline.
  • If you need disability support services, please visit the disability support service page.
  • For any other enquiry, get in touch with one our experienced student advisors on 1300852462.