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From left: Carl Connors, Scott Beaton and Ben Carlin graduating at our Degree Ceremony in October 2022

Emergency workers’ degree successes

Fire service workers, Scott Beaton, Carl Connors and Ben Carlin have shared determination which culminated in them each crossing the stage at recent graduation ceremonies.

19th December 2022
Photo of a woman with a megaphone, by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.

OU Spotlights Women's Workplace Struggles

The stories of women’s often hidden struggles in the workplace across 120 years are being given fresh prominence in an online resource launched by the OU in Scotland.

17th November 2022
Photo of two people chatting and using a digital tablet.

OU to lead first public policy research and knowledge exchange academic network across the UK and Ireland

A major new public policy initiative, PolicyWISE, is being developed by the OU, to inform public policies that make a difference to people's lives and to communities.

16th November 2022
Delegates and chairpersons at Mock COP27.

OU hosts Mock COP for Highlands and Moray schools

Secondary school pupils across the Scottish Highlands are taking part in a ‘Mock COP27’, to raise awareness and increase understanding of the landmark global political conference.

15th November 2022
OU graduate Calum Waters pictured in a graduation gown and holding a degree scroll.

Killie player nets first class honours

Kilmarnock footballer Calum Waters has gained a First Class Honours degree from the Open University while playing full-time for the Scottish Premiership Club.

3rd November 2022
OU graduate Adam Hall pictured in a graduation gown and holding a degree scroll.

Badminton ace smashes degree success

Scotland international badminton star Adam Hall has graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching degree from The Open University.

2nd November 2022
OU graduates David Cunningham and Kathryn O'Donnell

Open to all ages: 19 and 89 year olds graduate from OU

Kathryn O'Donnell and David Cunningham collected their degrees as the youngest and oldest graduates at the OU in Scotland’s recent ceremony. 

1st November 2022
Fiona Drouet has been awarded an honorary degree at OU ceremonies in Glasgow.

Honorary graduates recognise impact on society

Professor Lynne Cadenhead, Sabir Zazai and Fiona Drouet have been awarded honorary degrees at OU ceremonies in Glasgow.

31st October 2022
Principal dancer Constance Devernay-Laurence in a graduation gown, holding an OU degree scroll, at Scottish Ballet's studio. Photo by Julie Howden.

OU degree is ‘on pointe’ for Scottish Ballet star

Principal dancer Constance Devernay-Laurence today receives her first-class BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching degree. 

28th October 2022
A wheat field against a blue sky that mirrors the Ukrainian flag

Help for people supporting Ukrainians launched by OU

The OU has launched a new free online course for people housing, caring for or working with Ukrainians in the UK.

20th October 2022

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