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Photo of school pupils participating in Mock COP26 event.

Highland schools recreate COP26

Four secondary schools from across the Scottish Highlands have taken part in a ‘Mock COP26’, to increase understanding of the climate change conference amongst senior pupils.

10th November 2021
Professor Brian Cox on the Isle of Skye ©BBC

BBC & OU 'Universe' series explores the Isle of Skye

An episode of Professor Brian Cox’s Universe series was partly shot in Scotland's picturesque Isle of Skye.

9th November 2021
Totem

Totem brings messages of climate change for COP26

A giant totem from Mexico has landed in Glasgow ahead of the United Nations climate change conference, COP26, thanks to an OU collaboration.

29th October 2021
Fish farm photo

Salmon farming in Scotland: Scope for positive change

Recommendations to reduce the global warming potential of fish farming have been published by researchers at the OU's and University of Edinburgh's Innogen Institute.

27th October 2021
'Business Barometer Report 2021'

Mind the Skills Gap

The Open University’s Business Barometer report reveals a lack of specialist entry-level talent in Scotland. More than half of Scotland's business leaders believe that work-based learning is critical to their long-term success.

7th October 2021
Three people at a desk with computers

OU training for Scotland's small & medium businesses

Small and medium-sized enterprises across Scotland can access fully funded training up to the value of £5,000, delivered by the OU, to support the development of their staff and volunteers. 

30th August 2021
Kamal Ibrahim

OU Social Work student appointed as co-researcher on BME inclusive curriculum project

Kamal Ibrahim, a postgraduate social work student at the OU in Scotland, has been appointed as co-researcher on a new project, which aims to gather reflections on the experiences of individuals from BME groups in the OU student community.  

22nd July 2021
Nicola Sturgeon and Douglas Stuart

Open Outlook - July 2021

Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland with the July 2021 issue of Open Outlook.

21st July 2021
OU in Scotland graduate Emma, pictured in front of The Kelpies

92% satisfaction in record year for The OU in Scotland

The Open University in Scotland has achieved 92% for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2021 published today.

15th July 2021
Photo of a woman with a laptop

New report finds SME leaders lack digital tech skills

A new report has revealed that 77% of leaders of UK small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) do not have the skills to successfully implement new technology into their businesses.

3rd June 2021

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