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Open Outlook - October 2022

Candice Carty-Williams at Edinburgh International Book Festival. Credit - Pako Mera

Find out more about the latest news from The Open University in Scotland with our newsletter Open Outlook October 2022

This issue includes:​​

  • First graduation ceremonies in Scotland post COVID
  • Spirit of openness at Edinburgh International Book Festival
  • BBC and Open University co-productions 'Bring Learning to Life’
  • Supporting students to achieve full potential in cost of living crisis
  • Support package launched to help Ukraine
  • Business Barometer provides skills temperature check
  • New adult learner opportunities via partnership
  • MTV series features two OU in Scotland students
  • Healthcare sector workers to nurses via the OU
  • Caring responsibilities balanced with studies

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Photo of author Candice Carty-Williams at Edinburgh International Book Festival, by Pako Mera.


Darren McGarvey © Tern Television Productions

New OU/BBC series' unflinching look at public services

A new three-part series co-produced by the OU and BBC follows Scottish writer and rapper Darren McGarvey as he takes an unflinching look at the UK’s public services.

27th February 2024
The word 'Scots' in Scrabble letters

First teacher training course to embed Scots language

The OU in Scotland and Education Scotland have created a course for teachers on how to include Scots language and culture in their classrooms.

6th February 2024
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