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Open Outlook - June 2017

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Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University (OU) in Scotland, by clicking here for the June 2017 issue of Open Outlook. It includes:

  • OU graduate wins STUC lifelong learning award
  • New Scottish Government funding for taught postgraduate degrees in Scotland
  • A message from our Director, Susan Stewart
  • Nomination at the Scottish Charity Awards 2017 for Opening Educational Practices in Scotland partnership with Parkinson's UK's Excellence Network team
  • Programme helping women return to Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics careers, run by Equate Scotland and supported by The OU
  • Spotlight on Master of Business Administration graduate Alan S.Morrison
  • Dementia Awareness Week - a public lecture in Glasgow on dementia care (available via video link), with OU Honorary Graduate, broadcaster and writer, Sally Magnusson
  • Welcome to new Learning, Teaching and Partnerships Coordinator Steven McGeever
  • Adult learning and fair access to Higher Education event with Professor Sir Peter Scott, the Scottish Government's Commissioner on Fair Access - hear from Sir Peter by clicking on the video link below

Open Outlook is The OU in Scotland's quarterly stakeholder newsletter. Sign up to receive a copy.

The image above left shows, L-R, Sally Magnusson, Minister for Social Security Jeane Freeman and The OU's Dr Caroline Holland, at The Mitchell Library in Glasgow. Photo by Andrew O'Brien Photography.

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Scottish Parliament

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
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