Open2Study (Academic) courses and instructors

Open2Study delivers free, high-quality education online. You can study real courses with real value, and in just four weeks you can learn something new, explore the next step in your career, challenge yourself or simply satisfy your curiosity. All you need is an internet connection and the desire to study – it’s probably the best investment you’ll make, and won't cost you a cent.

Open2Study delivers free, high-quality education online. You can study real courses with real value, and in just four weeks you can learn something new, explore the next step in your career, challenge yourself or simply satisfy your curiosity. These courses are provided by leading Australian businesses and educational institutions, and are taught by academics and leading industry professionals who love to teach. All you need is an internet connection and the desire to study – it’s probably the best investment you’ll make, and won't cost you a cent.

Open2Study was created in 2013 by Open Universities Australia, Australia's leader in online learning.

Since 1993, Open Universities Australia has helped over 200,000 students from 189 countries overcome the traditional barriers to education. Its platform gives students the opportunity to select from over 180 courses and 1,800 units, provided by over 20 of Australia's leading tertiary education providers, and students can study anytime, anywhere.

Open2Study (Academic) Instructors (2)

  • Dr. Nicholas Vardaxis

    Nicholas holds a PhD in Pathology from the University of Melbourne.

    Nicholas holds a PhD in Pathology from the University of Melbourne. He has held a number of senior academic posts in many tertiary institutions, including the University of Melbourne, Phillip Institute of Technology and RMIT University, and has also held senior administrative and academic posts in private education providers. Nicholas's passion for teaching was recognised in 1997 when he was awarded the Australian Government’s inaugural national Australian University Teaching Award in the field of health. He has published several undergraduate textbooks.

  • Rima Itani

    Rima is a Planning Engineer for a major Western Australian water authority. She currently specialises in the area of Wastewater and Environmental Management. Rima has also worked on climate change water projects that have influenced government policies and adapted Western Australia’s approach to managing surface water in a drying climate.

    Rima is a Planning Engineer for a major Western Australian water authority. She currently specialises in the area of Wastewater and Environmental Management. Rima has also worked on climate change water projects that have influenced government policies and adapted Western Australia’s approach to managing surface water in a drying climate.

    Rima’s professional career spans 10 years, half of which has been dedicated to engaging the community and government agencies to come to important decisions about education, water management and climate resilience. Rima is currently completing her Master’s degree in Water, Wastewater and Waste Engineering. She holds two bachelor degrees, a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology and a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management.

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