Li Wenjun, 48, was laid off in 1996 from the processing branch of Shenyang Sheet Metals, and is currently chair of Shenyang Yizhenzhou Business and Trade, located in the Shenyang Employment Centre for the Disabled.

Zhang Fengcheng gained his Bachelor of Law degree from Beijing Open University. He began working in the legal profession in 1988, became qualified as a lawyer of the People's Republic of China in 1993, and began working as a lawyer in 1994. He is now the director of and a full-time lawyer at Beijing Sanwei Law Firm.

Ding Yuling graduated with a junior-college Rural Administration degree and excellent scores from the Yanqing Branch of Beijing Open University in January 2013. She is currently part-time vice chair of the Women's Federation of Yanqing District, director of the Beijing Kangzhuang Taipingzhuang Vegetable Cooperative, and general manager of Beijing Yuhai Manor Catering.

The China Vocational Education Association recently held a strategic cooperation signing ceremony with the Bayi School of the Open University of China (OUC) at the headquarters of Beijing Non-Commissioned Education.

A delegation of five people headed by deputy secretary of the Open University of China (OUC) Liu Chen recently visited Open University Malaysia (OUM), Universal College, the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC), and Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU), among others. They negotiated academic exchanges and Chinese language teaching, and carried out work on the “World Open Universities Case Study Series.”

At the invitation of Anadolu University, from 24-28 June 2019 a delegation of five people headed by vice president of the Open University of China (OUC) Yang Xiaotang visited the Ankara Open Education Study Centre of Anadolu University and Istanbul Admissions Office to discuss school cooperation matters and sign a strategic cooperation agreement. They also conducted field visits and obtained first-hand research data for the "Anadolu University Case Study Project.”

On 10 July 2019, the OUC Teaching Steering Committee meeting was held at the OUC headquarters in Wukesong. The theme of the meeting was "not forgetting the original heart and keeping in mind the mission" in the new era in order to implement the requirements of "fostering virtue through education and honouring the mission to develop fair and quality education.”

Chen Yawen is a disabled athlete from Henan province. She entered the Zhoukou Tutorial Centre of the School for the Disabled at the Open University of China (OUC) to major in the junior-college Social Work programme in the spring of 2015, and graduated in July of 2017.