A £1 million grant has been awarded to The OU in Scotland to support small to medium-sized businesses with skills training to boost productivity and growth in response to Covid-19.
Graduates with National 5s or below as their highest prior attainment completing a part-time degree at The OU in Scotland are estimated to earn an average of £200,000 more in real terms over the rest of their career.
The Open University is the recipient of a Going Higher for Student Carers Recognition Award.
Over half of Scottish employers report that their organisation’s survival is dependent on their ability to cut costs, according to The Open University Business Barometer.
Professor Paul Gray, an experienced public sector leader in Scotland, has been appointed a Council member for The Open University.
Care experienced students have helped develop a new free Open University course which will support staff in Scotland’s universities to better understand and support those who have experienced care.
Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland with the August 2020 issue of Open Outlook.
Businesses that have invested in training during lockdown expect to recover more quickly, finds a survey of business leaders and managers by The Open University.
Applications are open for a new selection of fully funded modules by The OU in Scotland that offer vital post-pandemic skills.
If you live in Scotland and you have an individual income of £25,000 per year or less, you may be eligible for a part-time fee grant for undergraduate study.
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