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Partnerships

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Supporting communities

Communities throughout the whole of Scotland are being strengthened by skills support from the OU.

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Upskilling Scotland

Accessible upskilling opportunities are provided by the OU for individuals and businesses across Scotland.

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Widening access and success

We support people across Scotland to access higher education to help them improve their life opportunities and succeed in their ambitions.

 
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Voluntary and third sector

Voluntary and third sector organisations all over Scotland are accessing and producing free online learning through OU partnerships.  

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Business and employers

We provide Scotland's workforce with opportunities to develop and update skills vital for employment. 

 

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Unions

Unions members across Scotland are learning in their workplaces through OU and union partnerships. 

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University sector

We work collaboratively with other universities on activities that enrich our and their students' experiences and enhance our contribution to society.

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College collaborations

College students, graduates and staff throughout Scotland are benefiting from the Open University's partnerships with colleges.

 

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Schools and early learning education

Discover our innovative courses, plus support and partnerships opportunities for the education sector in Scotland and beyond.