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Applying for your part-time fee grant

If you live in Scotland and you have an individual income of £25,000 per year or less, you may be eligible for a part-time fee grant for undergraduate study.

20th March 2019
Professor Tim Blackman

Professor Tim Blackman appointed as The Open University’s new Vice-Chancellor

The Open University has appointed Professor Tim Blackman as its next Vice-Chancellor who will take up his new role on the 1 October.

8th May 2019
Karis Williamson (right) and her mum (left)

New photographs celebrate 50 years of the Open University's groundbreaking teaching in Scotland

The Open University is marking its 50th anniversary this month by telling its remarkable story through the power of photographs, in a collection released today.

17th April 2019
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STUC Union Learning Award 2019

A Union Learning Representative at Warburtons will receive an OU-sponsored lifelong learning award today.

17th April 2019
Study volunteers with the OU's Derek Goldman

Volunteers to study and evaluate free OU Autism course

A new phase of Open University collaboration with the Scottish Government Autism Strategy team and their partner organisation, Autism Network Scotland, has been launched.

5th April 2019
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Be part of a Happy Birthday display touring Scotland

2019 is the Open University’s 50th anniversary year. Whether you’re a current student, graduate, past or present member of staff, or a friend or supporter of the OU, you can help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the OU in Scotland.

4th April 2019
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MBA graduate launches OU-inspired aviation training

A former aircraft engineer and Open University MBA graduate plans to make the airline industry safer and more accessible by changing how employees at all levels are trained.

3rd April 2019
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Open Outlook - March 2019

Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland with the March 2019 issue of Open Outlook.

27th March 2019
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Launch of OU-supported women's literary festival

Events with Ali Smith, Liz Lochhead, Claire Askew and Chitra Ramaswamy have been announced for Open the Door 2019.

21st March 2019
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New network for Glasgow’s cultural historians

A new Cultural History of Glasgow Network launches on 18 March, led by Dr Elaine Moohan, Senior Lecturer in Music at The OU.

15th March 2019

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