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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
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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
Woman with laptop. Photo by Surface.

Pandemic sees growth in OU study sign-up

The Open University in Scotland has seen a rise in its student numbers by a fifth over the past year, as the pandemic means more people are choosing OU online study. 

25th May 2021
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Partnership opens up union learning opportunities

Trade unionists across Scotland can access skills and training thanks to a partnership with the OU. The Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) and the OU in Scotland signed a Memorandum of Understanding, setting out a range of collaborative activity.  

19th April 2021
Skills+ Scotland, The Open University in Scotland's vision for the 2021-26 Scottish Parliament

The OU in Scotland sets out vision for inclusive recovery

The OU in Scotland launched its vision for galvanising higher education to support an inclusive recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

29th March 2021
Carla Belkevitz, OU in Scotland graduate

Open Outlook - March 2021

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

25th March 2021
Paul Fletcher, Chief Operating Officer, Achieve More Scotland

New Skills for Work portal supports job seekers

Young people and job seekers in communities across Scotland will be able to access free training to support work skills and career prospects through a new portal launched today.

9th March 2021

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