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Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland, with the February 2015 issue of Open Outlook.
A new partnership is being launched today (23 February 2015) to help educate water professionals to tap into the wealth of Scotland’s water and realise the nation’s potential as an international leader in the industry. Led by Scottish Water it brings together three leading academic institutions - Glasgow Clyde College, The Open University in Scotland and Heriot-Watt University - to provide three new education streams covering a wide range of educational and technical skills in water management and governance.
Nine learners from across the Highlands and Islands were recognised by the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) at a graduation event in Inverness on 19 February 2015. The event was organised by Scottish Union Learning and supported by the OU in Scotland. The students successfully completed an OU Certificate of Higher Education Open (in Business and Management) through their trade unions.
The Open University had 72% of its research assessed as 3 or 4 star in the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework (2014). The high rating indicates that the research undertaken by the OU is world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of quality, impact and environment.
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