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Open Outlook - June 2017


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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Paul Gray

Appointment of Prof Paul Gray to the OU Council

Professor Paul Gray, an experienced public sector leader in Scotland, has been appointed a Council member for The Open University. 

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