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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.


Back Row: Catriona Willis, Highland One World; Cllr Karl Rosie, Chair of the Climate Change committee; Council Leader Cllr Raymond Bremner; Gemma Burnside, Open University. Front Row: Riley McLeod-Taylor (16), Sophie Lambert (16), Mark Fernando (17), Ella Paterson (17) and Adnan Hussain (17)

Future sustainability leaders attend Mock COP28

Secondary school pupils across the Scottish Highlands are taking part in a ‘Mock COP28’, to share the ambition of young people working for a fairer and more sustainable world.

1st December 2023
From left:  Dr Judith Turbyne and Simon Massey from Children in Scotland, Susan Stewart and Jane Grant from the OU in Scotland

Partnership to improve children's lives

Children in Scotland has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the OU in Scotland which will form the foundation of an exciting partnership between the two organisations.  

22nd November 2023
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