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Open Outlook - July 2021

Nicola Sturgeon and Douglas Stuart

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

This issue includes:​

  • Edinburgh International Book Festival OU Events, including an event with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Shuggie Bain author Douglas Stuart 
  • Pandemic sees growth in OU study sign-up
  • 92% satisfaction rate for OU in Scotland 
  • New report finds SME leaders lack digital tech skills
  • OU's unique learning has never been more relevant
  • OU student entrepreneur tackling climate change on two wheels
  • Behind the scenes - Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World 
  • New Community Councils skills portal 
  • The future of nurse education
  • Jennie Lee Podcast Series 
  • New Advisory Group Members
  • Virtual degree ceremonies
  • Students join a big blether
  • Student carers celebrated 
  • Edinburgh Science Festival     

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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
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