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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 16th July 2020 GCSE and A Level Students For A Level and GCSE exams being held this Autumn, Ofqual have now confirmed the following timescales:  A Level exams will take place between Monday 5th October and Friday 23rd October  […]

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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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Top Crime Series


Crime related TV programmes and films are becoming more and more popular each year.  There is no doubt that we all like to pretend we are detectives in some way or another and we just can’t get enough of crime related programmes at the moment! There’s a reason why Cluedo is such a popular family […]

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Closing the gender gap in adult learning: International men’s day


This International Men’s Day, men are being urged to engage in adult learning for career development and wellbeing, as figures show they are failing to fully take advantage of these opportunities. Women have a ‘significantly higher participation rate than men’ across all forms of adult learning, according to research by the Department for Education. While 39% […]

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National Baking Week – how the pastime has risen in popularity


National Baking Week 2019 runs from 14th to 19th October. To celebrate, we’ve explored the advantages that baking and cakemaking can bring. Autumn is a time when many of us seek the comforts of home as an escape from the colder darker days. With The Great British Bake Off on TV, many feel inspired to try […]

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World Teachers Day 2019 – the amazing teachers who inspired us


In honour of World Teachers’ Day 2019 (5th October) we spoke to some of the OSC team to find out their memories of teachers who made an impression on them during their education. Ms Patton Marketing & PR Coordinator Sharnie remembers Ms Patton: “My year 6 teacher was the kind of teacher who truly cared […]

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