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Open Outlook - November 2018

Val McDermid


Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland by clicking here for the November 2018 issue of Open Outlook




This issue includes:

  • Val McDermid and Mark Beaumont honoured by the OU
  • Bus driver Scott says "It's never too late to learn"
  • Carol Morris: "Girls - consider an engineering career"
  • Access to sanitary products
  • Mental health and wellbeing service available to students online
  • Employees at leading firms start Graduate Apprenticeships
  • How I turned to a life of crime writing: Olga Wojtas at Bloody Scotland
  • Teaching with Facebook explored in new book
  • Nicola Sturgeon interviews Ali Smith at OU Edinburgh International Book Festival event
  • Mary Beard and Loki lead OU events at Festival of Politics 2018
  • Refugee and asylum seekers across the UK to benefit from OU project
  • OU Supports Third Sector Leaders Conference
  • Susan Stewart appointed as a Fulbright Commissioner

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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.

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Jennie Lee publicity photograph 1929

Jennie Lee: From Lochgelly to The Lords - An Exhibition

Scotswoman Jennie Lee was an MP before she was old enough to vote. In the 1960s she fought for a university open to all and left a strong legacy with the OU empowering millions of learners worldwide. A touring exhibition is telling the fascinating story of her life.

17th October 2019
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