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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The Open University in Scotland is closely monitoring the coronavirus pandemic and will be following guidance issued by the UK and Scottish governments.

Our priority is ensuring the health and wellbeing of our staff and students, whilst ensuring that the university’s business can run as smoothly as possible. 


 

The OU has set up these advice pages, for up to date information: 

While our OU in Scotland building may be closed, we remain open; staff are working at home and our student support team are still giving information, advice and support. The university has cancelled face-to-face tutorials until further notice.

Should you have an enquiry you would like to discuss with us, please call 0300 303 5303 or email Scotland@open.ac.uk.

News

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Fully funded coding skills for the low paid or unemployed

Scots who are out of work or low paid are being encouraged to apply for a new fully funded computer coding skills training programme by the OU in Scotland. 

18th November 2020
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OU receives £1 million funding to support Scottish SMEs

A £1 million grant has been awarded to The OU in Scotland to support small to medium-sized businesses with skills training to boost productivity and growth in response to Covid-19. 

13th November 2020
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Media contacts

Out-of-hours media enquiries:
07901 515 891

OU in Scotland media enquiries: 
Call 07879 868 917

Jane Ferguson
Assistant Director (Communications, Public Affairs and Policy)

General (UK-wide) OU media enquiries:
Contact the Press Office
Call 01908 654316

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