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BumbleBee wrote: »
I hope this isn't the case, because I'm doing an Open University degree!
Meryn wrote: »
But the OU has a good reputation though!
# Ancient universities - universities founded before the 19th century
# Red Brick universities - universities founded in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
# Plate Glass Universities founded in the 1960s which were known as "New Universities" when first created, but which are now more commonly considered a sub-section of the "Old Universities" which existed prior to the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 which allowed Polytechnics to become Universities, and
# The Open University, founded in 1968 is Britain's sole mainly distance-learning University.
# New Universities - created in or after 1992 often called Post-1992 universities, from polytechnics and colleges of Higher Education.