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Website Disclaimer

Copyright Open College of the Arts

Any and all original content, text, audio, images, video, design, graphics, animation, and any other content are copyright of the Open College of the Arts unless indicated otherwise. All rights reserved.

Liability Disclaimer

The purpose of this website is to inform the user of the educational services provided by the Open College of the Arts.

The information presented on this website has been carefully developed and it is believed to be accurate at time of publication. The accuracy of the information found on this website is not implied and cannot be guaranteed. By using this website, all users do so at their own risk, and the Open College of the Arts accepts no liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result.

The Open College of the Arts makes no proviso that use of the website will be free from virus contamination. Users are advised to take adequate precautions to protect their equipment from such contamination.


This website, and the information pertained therein, does not constitute a contract between any person and the Open College of the Arts.

The information portrayed is intended for illustrative purposes and should be considered as a guide of our courses and services only.

Changes to this website and Open College of the Arts material

The Open College of the Arts pursues a policy of continuous development of its courses,  and services. Therefore, the Open College of the Arts may need to make changes to the information on the website to reflect changes to its products and services, an area of practice, or where required by law or by an accrediting, commissioning or regulating body. The Open College of the Arts reserves the right to do so in accordance with its Terms and Conditions. Such changes may include removing or altering any content on the website as well as the withdrawal or variation, of any of the courses or programmes and/or the alteration of tuition fees, entry requirements and/or services available from or provided by or on behalf of the Open College of the Arts, in all cases for any reason and without notice. Any changes shall take effect from the date of publication on the website. The exception to this is when we will provide 3 months-notice for forthcoming agreed changes to the validated Programme Specifications or Unit Descriptors.

Where we are aware of errors in our materials, these will be listed on our Changes & Corrections page.

External Links

The website contains links to external third party websites to help you find information that may be relevant to you. Neither the Open College of the Arts nor any of its associated organisations endorse or guarantee in any way the external organisations, services, advice, or products included in these external website links, nor does the Open College of the Arts control the accuracy, relevance, or completeness of the information contained in them. These links are provided solely as a service for visitor information and convenience and the Open College of the Arts does not control, approve, or endorse these sites or the information contained therein. External links to non-Open College of the Arts resources are in no way intended to represent an exhaustive listing.

If you access (or provide information, including cookies, to) any of the external websites linked to on the website, you do so entirely at your own risk and the Open College of the Arts accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage that you may suffer as a result.

Nothing in the website is intended to be a substitute for formal legal advice and should not be relied upon as such.

Guest Authors

Open College of the Arts uses a range of media platforms and occasionally engages persons to write articles for publication on the OCA blog, #weareoca, or conduct webinars etc. In all instances, any such articles, videos, web chats, web casts, and or any other media employed, and the views and opinions expressed therein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the Open College of the Arts.

Website Accessibility

This website is not yet fully ‘accessibility’ compliant. This situation, however, will be rectified in due course as we implement our institutional policy to make the site as accessible as possible to all users.