You are here

  1. Home
  2. News


Latest news articles are below. Blogs are available here.

John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education, on a visit to Bannockburn Primary School to see TELT in action

Deputy First Minister TELT about OU languages course

John Swinney has visited a Stirling school to promote an Open University (OU) project designed to help primary teachers teach languages in the classroom.

28th May 2019
Dame Susan Rice, Tom Freeman, Susan Stewart and Ewan Aitken at an OU in Scotland and Cyrenians event, May 2019

A joint commitment to mark a shared 50th Anniversary

The Open University and Cyrenians are combining their strengths in a partnership which will support 10 Cyrenians community residents with access to Open University learning.

27th May 2019
Professor Tim Blackman

Professor Tim Blackman appointed as The Open University’s new Vice-Chancellor

The Open University has appointed Professor Tim Blackman as its next Vice-Chancellor who will take up his new role on the 1 October.

8th May 2019
Karis Williamson (right) and her mum (left)

New photographs celebrate 50 years of the Open University's groundbreaking teaching in Scotland

The Open University is marking its 50th anniversary this month by telling its remarkable story through the power of photographs, in a collection released today.

17th April 2019
Scottish Union Learning logo

STUC Union Learning Award 2019

A Union Learning Representative at Warburtons will receive an OU-sponsored lifelong learning award today.

17th April 2019
Study volunteers with the OU's Derek Goldman

Volunteers to study and evaluate free OU Autism course

A new phase of Open University collaboration with the Scottish Government Autism Strategy team and their partner organisation, Autism Network Scotland, has been launched.

5th April 2019
Image of a woman smiling

Be part of a Happy Birthday display touring Scotland

2019 is the Open University’s 50th anniversary year. Whether you’re a current student, graduate, past or present member of staff, or a friend or supporter of the OU, you can help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the OU in Scotland.

4th April 2019
Image of an airplane gaining altitude above the clouds

MBA student launches OU-inspired aviation training

A former aircraft engineer and Open University MBA student plans to make the airline industry safer and more accessible by changing how employees at all levels are trained.

3rd April 2019
Glasgow 1919 Centenary Event photo

Open Outlook - March 2019

Find out more about the latest news and events from The Open University in Scotland with the March 2019 issue of Open Outlook.

27th March 2019
Photo showing an Open the Door audience

Launch of OU-supported women's literary festival

Events with Ali Smith, Liz Lochhead, Claire Askew and Chitra Ramaswamy have been announced for Open the Door 2019.

21st March 2019

Page 14 of 21

Media contacts

Media enquiries
OU in Scotland Media Relations
Call 0131 549 7932

OU UK Press Office:
Call 01908 654316

07901 515 891

Visit our OU UK news site


Sign up for our quarterly e-newsletter, Open Outlook. 

Subscribe for Newsletter