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Closing the digital skills gap


It’s been recently reported that the UK is heading towards a ‘digital skills shortage disaster’, which could also delay our economic recovery from COVID-19.  This means that there is a huge demand for employees with digital skills, however, many employers are struggling to find people with the skills they need, and a recent report shows that it begins at school.  The tech and IT industry   The Learning & Work Institute has found that the number of […]

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We’ve launched online tech courses for kids


We’re thrilled to announce that we have launched a range of new tech-focussed online courses specifically designed for children aged nine to 17.   Our new courses cover topics such as game design, coding, digital design and music production. From engaging starter courses to get younger children aged 9-12 to create and make, to senior courses for the more advanced from […]

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Launching our new initiative – The Big Help Out


Here at Open Study College we’ve launched a new community initiative, designed to offer direct support to those who have been impacted by the effects of COVID; The Big Help Out. The Big Help Out is our campaign to help businesses and people get back on their feet in the following ways: A career kick-start […]

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Joining forces to support those taking on a new challenge


In light of uncertain times, we have formed a new partnership to help workers seeking to become part of the national healthcare effort to fight Covid-19 and support the country during its recovery and beyond. We have paired with SimkissGuy Recruitment, to help people wishing to take up new roles in non-clinical frontline healthcare positions. […]

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Introducing our Chairman Mark Rutter


At Open Study College, we pride ourselves on having a fantastic team, all with a wealth of experience, not just in their field of expertise, but across the education sector. No more so than our founder and chairman Mark Rutter, who set up Open Study College back in 2007 alongside his daughter Samantha and close […]

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COVID-19: Open Study College Student Updates


Keep up to date with the latest news on the Coronavirus and how it might affect you. Updated 1st March 2021 Update on impacted students due to sit their A Level or GCSE exams this summer: All impacted students will have received an email from us on Friday 26th February outlining the latest update. We […]

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During COVID-19 – we’re here for you


Our staff, students and colleagues in the education industry are part of the OSC family and we want to let you know that during these uncertain times, we are here for you. We have all been keeping an eye on the news and Government advice regarding COVID-19 and we want to reassure you that at […]

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Social Media and Our Mental Health


Social media is firmly embedded into our society, with many of us using these platforms for personal and business use.  With so much of our time lived out through digital devices and social networking platforms, how can we ensure that we maintain some sense of balance and protect our mental health at the same time? […]

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