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Pete Cannell and Claire Hewitt

Parkinson's UK and Open University Hailed

The Understanding Parkinson’s online learning course for health and social care professionals has been shortlisted in the Demonstrating Digital category of the 2017 Scottish Charity Awards.

4th August 2017
Karen Henry, Eileen Gibson and Tony Mackie

Glasgow student wins social work award

High-flying graduates from an innovative Open University in-house degree programme at Glasgow City Council have received awards in memory of a late colleague.

4th August 2017
Brian Ronald

STUC Union Learning Award For OU Graduate

An Open University in Scotland graduate and Unite the Union Learning Representative has been announced as an award winner at a ceremony featuring First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC).

4th August 2017
Sally Magnusson, OU Honorary Graduate and founder of the charity Playlist for Life

Music and new technology can help those with dementia

There are around 100,000 people in Scotland living with dementia, but can new technology and the use of music help them and their families feel more connected?

4th August 2017
Universal goals and sustainable development report cover

Universal Goals, Devolved Powers: The Sustainable Development Goals and the UK’s Response

A new report is launched today (Monday 20 March) which examines the United Nations’ sustainable development goals and their implementation in the UK, especially within the context of the devolved governments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

4th August 2017
OU graduates pictured in their gowns on the stage on graduation day

Taking students on a ‘learner journey’

An article by Learning and Teaching Co-ordinator at The Open University in Scotland, Joan Thomson, which was originally published in The Scotsman.

4th August 2017
Brian Ronald

Trade union learning project leads to degree of success

Brian Ronald, an engineering inspector and lead union learning representative with Unite the Union, was among 560 students who had their degrees conferred at Saturday’s ceremony at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall.

4th August 2017
European Union flag

Part-time fee grant for non-UK EU citizens in Scotland

Following the vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, the Scottish Government announced that free tuition and associated support will continue for those non-UK EU citizens enrolled or preparing to study in Scotland.

4th August 2017
Elaine Moohan

Research to bring music of fugitive 16th century Scottish priest back to life

The musical works of a controversial pre-Reformation Scottish composer and priest are to be revived and made accessible to a wider audience, thanks to research by The Open University in Scotland.

4th August 2017
Children celebrating

OU graduate’s budding bards take to stage for Shakespeare celebration

A graduate of The Open University (OU), inspired by her Shakespearean studies to set up classes for budding young Bards, is delighted they are performing as part of celebrations this weekend to mark the writer’s 400-year legacy.

4th August 2017

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