Centre for Open Learning

News & Events

The latest news and events from the Centre for Open Learning

English Language Education chairs steering group for Syria Programme.

English Language Education at the University of Edinburgh is taking a leading part in a programme run by Cara (The Council for At-risk Academics). The aim of the project is to help exiled Syrian academics improve their academic English.

Fraser Urquhart Wins Rising Star Award!

Former COL student triumphs at Scottish Jazz Awards.

Former COL Student Receives Jazz Awards Nomination

Fraser Urquhart nominated for Rising Star Award.

COL Staff Gather in Support of Europe Day 2017

Waving European flags proudly at Paterson's Land!

COL Staff Nominated for Teaching Awards

COL staff members recognised in EUSA Teaching Awards 2017

Holyrood Road Planned Closures

Planned gas works in Edinburgh City Centre from March 2017.

Ten Minutes with Robbie Bushe

A short interview with our Award-Winning Course Organiser Robbie Bushe.

OLL – Change of Name

The University’s Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL) will be known as the Centre for Open Learning (COL) from 1st April 2016.

National Open Art prize

Our Art and Design Course Organiser has won a National Open Art prize.

Czech media praises local language programme

A news network based in the Czech Republic has praised OLL’s language courses for strengthening cultural connections.

Research for International Student Experience

Awards scheme supports the Office of Lifelong Learning lecturers in their ongoing work with international students.

Conference on 19th-century journalism

Office of Lifelong Learning host a conference on 19th-century press in Britain & Ireland.