The Open University in Scotland
Providing high-quality university education to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential
The Open University in Scotland is the leading provider of part-time higher education in Scotland. We have been voted top in Scotland for student satisfaction for 8 years running in the National Student Survey.
It is 40 years since the first group of Scottish students took to the stage in Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms to accept degrees from The OU. On Saturday 21 June, around 400 OU students graduated at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall bringing the total number of OU qualifications conferred in Scotland to over 63,000.
Carers Week kicks off with the launch of ‘Caring Counts’ a bespoke course developed by The Open University with, and for, carers.
The leading authority on the history of modern Scotland, Professor Tom Devine OBE, will give the OU’s Edinburgh lecture on the impact of the Scottish diaspora.
The Open University does world-leading innovative research and development that influences policy and enriches lives. OU research ranks in the top third of all UK universities.