Centre for Open Learning

About us

Learn more about the Centre for Open Learning, our programmes, our staff and our location.

About the Centre for Open Learning

About us section
The Centre for Open Learning (formerly OLL) is committed to supporting students and learners of all ages and abilities to realise their full potential.

Our programmes

The Centre for Open Learning is the home of Short courses, Languages For All and English Language Education.

Centre for Open Learning staff

Staff contacts
A list of key contacts from the teams within the Centre for Open Learning.


COL (formerly OLL) are based at Paterson's Land on the University of Edinburgh's Holyrood campus.

Find us on social media

Follow Short courses and Languages for All on social media.

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Holyrood Campus Information

Information on staff with responsibilities relating to first aid, fire and evacuation