5. AOU Branches
Each AOU branch is the main source of support for its students. It provides:
· Advice and guidance on how to study effectively in the AOU and which courses or programmes to study
· Induction to the AOU and to the mode of instruction employed
· Allocation to a subject specialist tutor who will provide face-to-face tuition, mark assignments, and be available during office hours
· A range of other resources and support services (please see your AOU branch website).