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Laura Ripley receiving her award at the Converge Awards

OU student awarded Converge RBS Female Entrepreneurship Award

Open University in Scotland student, Laura Ripley, has won an award and funding in the prestigious Converge Awards earlier this week.

6th October 2023
OU honorary graduate Raza Sadiq. Photo by Julie Howden.

Honorary degree for inclusion champion Raza Sadiq

Inclusion champion Raza Sadiq has received an honorary degree from The Open University.

3rd October 2023
A happy graduate holding an Open University scroll

700 graduates celebrating OU degree success

Today 700 graduates collect their degrees at Open University ceremonies in Glasgow. 

29th September 2023
Jane Grant, OU in Scotland Depute Director for External Engagement & Partnerships and Philip Long, Chief Executive for the National Trust for Scotland signing the Memorandum of Understanding

Partnership opens up new opportunities for National Trust

The OU and the National Trust for Scotland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which will form the foundation of an exciting partnership between the two organisations.

20th September 2023
Photo of a person holding a smart phone.

OU research reveals shocking level of online violence experienced by women and girls across Scotland

Researchers from the OU have carried out the UK’s largest ever study into societal attitudes and experiences of online violence against women and girls.

7th September 2023
Two people seated and looking at a laptop screen, with three other people nearby who are in discussion.

Scottish employers missing out on hidden talent pool

The latest Business Barometer report shows skills shortages for most Scottish organisations.

29th June 2023
Photo of the Gaia earth artwork at Glasgow Science Festival

Open Outlook - June 2023

Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland with the June 2023 issue of Open Outlook.

20th June 2023
Greta Thunberg and Gemma Cairney

Greta Thunberg event livestreamed thanks to OU

Due to popular demand to support from The Open University, Greta Thunberg's event with Gemma Cairney at the Edinburgh International Book Festival will now be live streamed.

12th June 2023
Scottish First Minister Humza Yousaf with the Scottish Union Learning Learner of the Year Award Fadzai Mwakutuya

Highland artist wins Trade Union Learner of the Year

Scoraig based artist Fadzai Mwakutuya is Scottish Union Learning Learner of the Year.

1st June 2023
People chatting in a workshop

Two-thirds of Scotland's SMEs report skills shortages

Two-thirds of Scotland's SMEs owners and managers have reported that skills shortages are impacting their profitability, according to new research conducted for the OU in Scotland.

30th May 2023

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