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Carly McCluskey

OU Scotland student steals the show in MTV campaign

The Open University in Scotland student, Carly McCluskey from Glasgow is the final student to feature in MTV’s ‘Generation Change’ campaign.

7th July 2022
Graduate holding OU folder. Photo Credit: Julie Howden

Top student satisfaction for the OU in Scotland

The Open University in Scotland has achieved 90% for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2022 published today (6 July 2022). 

6th July 2022
Three people in business meeting

The OU's Business Barometer provides a temperature check on the skills landscape

More than three quarters of Scottish businesses report that skills shortages mean reduced output, profitability or growth, according to The OU’s Business Barometer 2022 published in partnership with the British Chambers of Commerce.

28th June 2022
Student reaching out towards portal in poster

OU to focus on societal challenges that concern young Scots

The Open University has surveyed over 1000 young adults from across Scotland to find out what societal challenges concern them most. 

23rd June 2022
Elaine C. Smith

First OU in Scotland post-COVID graduation

The OU in Scotland celebrated its outstanding students with its first in-person graduation ceremony since 2019 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

20th June 2022
Ukrainian flag against blue sky

OU launches support package to help Ukraine

The Open University has launched a raft of measures aimed at helping students and Ukrainians fleeing the war and arriving in the UK. 

16th May 2022
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OU research impact is recognised as world-leading

The OU's commitment to research and societal impact is recognised with 82% of its research impact assessed to be ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

12th May 2022
Photo of Elvira Viray

Healthcare sector workers to nurses via the OU

To celebrate International Nurses Day (12 May), we’re shining a spotlight on some of our OU in Scotland nursing alumni. 

12th May 2022
Photo of Steven Sutherland

OU in Scotland Student Stars in MTV Campaign

Steven Sutherland, an OU in Scotland student, stars in MTV’s new ‘Generation Change’ campaign.

28th April 2022
Nicola Sturgeon and Mel Gorrie

Lifelong learning award for union stalwart

The Scottish Trades Union Congress and the OU recognise leading Union Learning Rep Mel Gorrie, with an award presented by Scotland's First Minister.

26th April 2022

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