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Open Outlook - November 2019

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Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland by clicking here for the November 2019 issue of Open Outlook

This issue includes:

  • Our dynamic earth, oceans and cosmos explored in interactive events
  • Celebrations at degree ceremonies in Glasgow
  • New exhibitions celebrate Jennie Lee, Scottish founder of the OU
  • Three new college partnerships announced
  • Skills shortages cost Scottish businesses £360 million
  • Gordon Brown says the OU is a “national treasure” 
  • Major international education conference hosted in Scotland
  • Roadshow brings events to employers across Scotland
  • Blue Planet II and Moons talks across Scotland
  • Catherine Simpson, author and OU alumnus, explores the power of writing
  • Dr Julie McElroy, OU student and disability rights campaigner, gives TEDx talk

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John McAlinden and First Minister of Scotland Humza Yousaf

Lifelong learning award for union rep

The First Minister of Scotland has presented a lifelong learning award sponsored by the OU in Scotland, to John McAlinden of the Communication Workers Union. 

19th April 2024
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Open Outlook - March 2024

Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland with the March 2024 issue of Open Outlook.

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