Open Learning Conference 2018

Call for papers

You are invited to submit papers for the Open Learning Conference 2018 themed 'Exploring open learning: Theory, policy and practise in different modes of provision'. The deadline for abstract submissions is 13 July 2018.

Pre-conference activities

You are invited to attend a pre-conference interactive workshop, which will take place on the morning of 5 September 2018.

Submission of abstracts

There are various guidelines for the submission of abstracts for presentation at the Open Learning Conference 2018. Please note: Submitting an abstract does not mean that you are registered for the conference.


Attendees are invited to complete the early bird registration which closes on 26 July 2018. Alternately, you can complete a late registration. Late registrations open on 27 July 2018.

Accommodation & Transport

The conference will take place at the University of South Africa, Muckleneuk Campus in Pretoria, South Africa. There are various hotels in close proximity to Unisa’s Muckleneuk Campus with two international airports 40 minutes from the campus.