In the media

Birmingham’s Open Study College wins global Award for Innovation and Excellence

Posted: 13th March 2017 09:50

Open Study College were recognised along with worldwide brands for demonstrating innovation and excellence, being named the global Leader of Excellence in Distance Learning 2017.

The Innovation and Excellence awards is by far the most celebrated category in the Corporate LiveWire awards recognising winners for their innovative ideas, global involvement, products, services and much more and the winners were announced on 7th March.

All winners in the awards have played an important part in major developments around the world, and Open Study were recognised alongside some of the world’s most successful organisations including PWC, Core Medical Imaging and Citra Health Solutions to name a few.

Samantha Rutter, Chief Operating Officer at Open Study College said: “We’re on a roll this year being shortlisted for three awards in as many weeks and winning the global Innovation and Excellence Awards is a great honour. We work hard to deliver an innovative distance learning approach and over 60,000 students have studied with us to date. Our flexible study route gives students the opportunity to change their lives when due to lifestyle they can’t commit to the traditional college route.”

It is recognition of the efforts Open Study College have put into transforming the face of distance learning, working with accredited qualifications such as A Levels, AAT, CACHE and IAB, to deliver high quality, flexible learning with mobile ready courses, meaning that students can now learn on the go.

Elizabeth Moore, Awards Director of the 2017 Innovation & Excellence Awards commented on the stature of the winners: “I have seen a massive change in innovation going into 2017, billions have been spent in R&D and to work with the most influence people in the industry has been an experience to remember. Our winners have proven to overcome many economic changes and challenges including developments in legislation and politics. I would like to personally congratulate all of our winners and I look forward to seeing further success throughout 2017”.

About Open Study College: Open Study College’s headquarters are in Birmingham, UK. Open Study College are one of the leading distance learning providers in the UK, offering over 450 courses for accredited courses such as A Levels, AAT etc. To date, they have helped over 50,000 students achieve recognised qualifications.

About Corporate LiveWire: Corporate LiveWire is brought to you by Fenice Media Ltd., a publishing house with an international presence. Fenice Media aim to offer a number of platforms for connecting its clients with an exclusive, global audience.  The core products offer daily-updated content along with regular magazine publications that can be viewed on all digital platforms.

First Published on



Subscribe to our newsletter

Sign up here and get the latest news and updates delivered directly to your inbox

You can unsubscribe at any time