Skip to content

Toggle service links


OpportunityHub has the latest job vacancies and placement opportunities. As a current OU student or recent graduate you can search OpportunityHub for jobs and work experience opportunities based on a variety of aspects including occupations, type of work and locations.

You’ll also be able to create and save job searches and sign up for email alerts of new vacancies.

How to log in to OpportunityHub

If you’re a current student or graduated or completed your study within the last three years, you can sign in to OpportunityHub using one of the following credentials as your username together with your normal Open University (OU) password. 

  • The email address we use to communicate with you (this will be either your personal email address your registered with the OU with, or your OU Microsoft Office365 email address).
  • Your OU computer username (OUCU) e.g. zx123456 

If you haven't used your OU Microsoft Office 365 account before see Microsoft Office 365 for more details.

You’ll have the option to log in as “Current Student and Staff” or “Graduate”. Please read the instructions below to choose the right option for you.

Which log in option should you use?

If you’re a new student and waiting for your module to start, your access will begin five days after the start of your module.

If you’re a current student, select Current Student and Staff.

If you graduated or completed your study within the last three years and have previously used OpportunityHub, select Current student and Staff. Your account will be converted into a Graduate account and you'll be prompted to change your password.

If you graduated or completed your study within the last three years and have NOT used OpportunityHub before, select New user and complete the form. You will need to wait for up to three working days for your registration to be approved. We’ll send a confirmation email once completed.

If you're having problems accessing OpportunityHub, please contact the Computing Helpdesk.

or register for OpportunityHub

Advertise your vacancies on OpportunityHub

If you're an employer or work in recruitment and would like to advertise your vacancies with the OU Careers and Employability Services, go to Advertise your vacancies.

Last updated 1 week ago