Right after the Spring Festival, when a festive atmosphere lingered, and a joyful smile still remained on people's faces, Luo Xia, a girl from Hefei, Anhui, seemed perplexed by something, and possessed a frown on her face.

"Distinguished professors, my name is Yan Xuedong, and I am performing peacekeeping operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo. My student number is 1580101204267, and the title of my dissertation is ..."

On 3rd Dec., 2017, to the rhythm of the school song, the OUC Experimental School Graduation & Degree Conferring Ceremony was held at Wukesong Campus, the OUC’s headquarters. Fifty-one graduates went up onto the platform, shook hands with and saluted president Yang Zhijian, and received their graduation certificate. Twenty-six students were conferred Bachelor’s degrees.

The 20th anniversary of UNESCO UNITWIN Network in Distance and Open Learning was celebrated in Shanghai on 20th November 2017. OUC vice president Yang Xiaotang attended the celebration, and received the Brilliant Contribution Award.

The 2016 scholarship evaluation of the Open University of China(OUC) concluded a few days ago, with a total of 7,969 students being awarded with scholarships.

On the morning of November 13th, 2017, the 2017 Lifelong Learning Activity Week kicked off with a national opening ceremony in Hefei, Anhui Province.

On 10th and 11th October, 2017, the Open University of China’s (OUC) law major held its annual meeting in Zhuhai. The theme of this annual meeting is "Teaching Reform of OUC’s Law Major and the Development of Key Majors".

From 15-28th October 2017, a delegation of 14 full-time teachers from the Open University of China (OUC) led by deputy secretary of the OUC Party Committee, Liu Xianghong, visited the University of Toronto (UT) and Athabasca University (AU) in order to develop cooperation in scientific research and academic exchanges.