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OU launches support package to help Ukraine

The Open University has launched a raft of measures aimed at helping students and Ukrainians fleeing the war and arriving in the UK. 

16th May 2022
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OU research impact is recognised as world-leading

The OU's commitment to research and societal impact is recognised with 82% of its research impact assessed to be ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

12th May 2022
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Healthcare sector workers to nurses via the OU

To celebrate International Nurses Day (12 May), we’re shining a spotlight on some of our OU in Scotland nursing alumni. 

12th May 2022
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OU in Scotland Student Stars in MTV Campaign

Steven Sutherland, an OU in Scotland student, stars in MTV’s new ‘Generation Change’ campaign.

28th April 2022
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Lifelong learning award for union stalwart

The Scottish Trades Union Congress and the OU recognise leading Union Learning Rep Mel Gorrie, with an award presented by Scotland's First Minister.

26th April 2022
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Flexible learning revealed as key to talent retention

New report reveals flexible learning as the key to public sector talent retention challenge in Scotland.

11th April 2022

Open Outlook - April 2022

Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland with the April 2022 issue of Open Outlook.

5th April 2022
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Long Live My Happy Head

New BBC and OU programme follows uplifting cancer journey of Scottish artist.

25th March 2022
The Nairne crater on Mercury was discovered by OU PhD researcher Annie Lennox, and is named after a Scottish poet and songwriter.

PhD researcher names Mercury crater after Scottish poet

Open University PhD researcher Annie Lennox has named a crater on Mercury after the 17th century Scottish poet and songwriter, Lady Carolina Nairne. 

11th February 2022
Iain Davidson and Steven Erskine, both of DXC Technology, are MSc in Cyber Security graduates from the OU Graduate Apprenticeship programme.

Cyber Security apprenticeship's record graduate numbers

Employees from businesses across Scotland have graduated with the OU's Masters in Cyber Security, a postgraduate level apprenticeship.

10th February 2022

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