An Open University in Scotland graduate and Unite the Union Learning Representative has been announced as an award winner at a ceremony featuring First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC).
A new report is launched today (Monday 20 March) which examines the United Nations’ sustainable development goals and their implementation in the UK, especially within the context of the devolved governments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Brian Ronald, an engineering inspector and lead union learning representative with Unite the Union, was among 560 students who had their degrees conferred at Saturday’s ceremony at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall.
Following the vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, the Scottish Government announced that free tuition and associated support will continue for those non-UK EU citizens enrolled or preparing to study in Scotland.
A graduate of The Open University (OU), inspired by her Shakespearean studies to set up classes for budding young Bards, is delighted they are performing as part of celebrations this weekend to mark the writer’s 400-year legacy.
Tuesday 23 February saw The Open University take its #LovePartTime campaign to Holyrood to meet Members of the Scottish Parliament and raise awareness of the value of part-time higher education ahead of the Scottish Parliamentary election in May.