Once again this past week we’ve been busy scanning across the internet to find the latest information and Open University courses. The greatest university on the planet (we reckon anyway) is always innovating and leading the way on many issues that affect us around the globe and these news pieces reflect just that. So if there’s a free course or bit of news on the agenda then hopefully we will pick it up and stick it on the next Open University news.
An inspirational man from King’s Sutton has been given a special award after graduating from the Open University despite two family setbacks. Representatives from the Association of Open University Graduate also attended.
Distance was no barrier to success for three Stornoway women who became each other’s study buddies to success. They recently completed a Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management through their unions. They joined 12 other union learners from across the Highlands and Islands who embarked on the two-year distance learning course with the OU in Scotland in 2012.
A Ph.D. degree from an Open University or by a distance learning mode can’t be treated on a par with a regular university. The ruling comes from the Calcutta high court.
Photograph Credit: Stornoway Gazette
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