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OU unveils free courses on law in Scotland

A suite of free courses on law in Scotland have been released by The Open University. 

15th November 2017
Left to right: Karen Beck, Suzanne Eadie, Katy Foster, Jennifer Wilson, Hannah Parker

First registered nurses to cross the stage and collect an Open University degree

The first nurses to graduate with a degree at an OU ceremony did so on Saturday, the result of a partnership between The Open University and the NHS with funding from the Scottish Government. 

30th October 2017
OU Honorary Graduates Andy Scott and Edwyn Collins

Degree of success for Open University students

664 new graduates were joined at an Open University degree ceremony at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall by honorary graduates Edwyn Collins, Maria Macnamara, Andy Scott and Ruth Wishart today.

28th October 2017
City of Glasgow College and Open University launch new degree programme

New Open University degree launched at Super College

City of Glasgow College is piloting a new degree pathway in partnership with The Open University in Scotland (OU).

24th October 2017
Grampian nursing project

Stepping stone to nursing study for support staff

A project aimed at helping health and social care workers become nurses has been launched in Grampian. 

13th October 2017
Paris Metro sign

Teachers become learners with new languages project

Primary school teachers are being given the confidence to teach languages to their pupils through a new project run by The Open University (OU) in Scotland and SCILT, Scotland’s National Centre for Languages.

9th October 2017
JP Morgan Team Challenge at Cyrenians Farm

Business leaders join charities to build a positive future for Scotland

Charities and businesses across Scotland are joining forces in an innovative event on “civic leadership”. The half-day event brings together The Open University, TSB Bank and Cyrenians as well as the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce in a bid to unite the skills and common drive of both third sector organisations and businesses looking to create a better future together. 

6th October 2017
teaching in Zambia

Funding for OU teacher development project in Zambia

An Open University (OU) project which will help primary teachers in Zambia to develop their skills and practice has been awarded significant funding by the Scottish Government.

21st September 2017

At the Heart of the Nation: A photographic Exhibition Celebrating India in Britain

Launching in Edinburgh this September, a major new outdoor touring exhibition will honour the long history of the Indian presence in Britain and its impact on British life.

19th September 2017
Science and technology graphic

Professor Joyce Tait appointed to the Council for Science and Technology

Professor Joyce Tait has been appointed to the Council for Science and Technology, which advises the Prime Minister on science and technology policy issues that cut across the responsibilities of individual UK government departments.

11th September 2017

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