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Student Counseling Service

The International Open University offers free student counseling services to meet the academic and remedial needs of its students. 

The student counseling services are accessible to all IOU students from across the world. Our goal is to support the students in developing skills in areas of personal and social growth, and educational planning.

How it works:

1. Fill up the registration form

2. Choose your preferred point of contact

Chat on WhatsApp

Voice calls through Zoom, Skype or WhatsApp


3. Receive help within 24-72 hours

We can help you:

  • Manage your time effectively
  • Defeat procrastination 
  • Pick the right courses for your studies
  • Plan your modules
  • Create a study timetable that suits you
  • Deal with stress
  • Cope with exam phobia and anxiety
  • Career guidance

And much more!

You can reach out to the Helpdesk for:

  • Dropping/adding courses
  • Changing streams
  • Trouble accessing any modules lectures or readings
  • Issues with module tests, assignments or exam grades
  • Need any extension or consideration
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