Welcome to

Open University History Society

Promoting the scholarly study of history amongst OU students past and present.

About Us

OUHS

We’re the only history society linked to the Open University Students Association, run by students for students. We publish,  journal, organise nationwide activities and encourage member-led historical research.

Want to join us?

It is only £15 a year for membership , open to both current and former OU students.
Maybe you too could be published in our magazine?

History Magazine

The OUHS produces a journal, Open History, most of which is written by members. This gives a unique opportunity  for members to have their work published and read by sympathetically minded peers.

History Day Trips

The Society organise trips to places of interest to historians and history students, both members and their family and friends are equally welcome to attend.

Want to join us?

It is only £15 a year for membership , open to both current and former OU students.
Maybe you too could be published in our magazine?