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Open Outlook - December 2020

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Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland by clicking here for the December 2020 issue of Open Outlook

This issue includes:​

  • OU receives £1 million funding to support Scottish small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
  • Graduates see £200,000 additional career earnings
  • Fully funded coding skills for the low paid or unemployed
  • OU aims high for student carers
  • Happy Birthday Jennie Lee!
  • Students voice their questions
  • Celebrating our Class of 2020
  • Appointment of Prof Paul Gray to the OU Council
  • New Senior Public Affairs Manager
  • New OU Students Association Representative for Scotland
  • Sign up for OU in Scotland news alerts

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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
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