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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
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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
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Scottish employers missing out on hidden talent pool

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

29th June 2023
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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
OU nursing graduate Leeanne MacPherson. Photo by Neil Hanna.

Nursing leaders highlight need for cancer care innovation

Over 85 nurses from around Europe will come together to debate innovative ways to develop cancer nursing, at a celebration in Scotland, co-hosted by the OU. 

12th May 2023
Pathway lined with standing stones at Crawick Multiverse

Crawick Multiverse and OU hosting solstice celebrations

The OU in Scotland is co-hosting a week of family-friendly summer solstice celebrations at the spectacular Crawick Multiverse artland. 

10th May 2023
Winning Scotland staff in meeting - Image by Neil Hanna

Business roadshow unlocks fully-funded training for SMEs

The OU in Scotland has launched its inaugural Skills for Business Roadshow which will be touring Scotland in April and May.

12th April 2023

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