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University of Strathclyde - fully funded employability courses starting October

The Centre for Lifelong Learning at Strathclyde has developed four transferable skills for work modules which are fully funded by the Scottish Funding Council.

Classes are either delivered on campus or taught live and online via Zoom at designated times:

  • Effective Listening Skills (online via Zoom, starts 10 October)
  • Identifying and Adapting Your Skills in mid/late career (face-to-face, starts 20 October)
  • Confidence Building and Re-Building for job change in mid/late career (face-to-face, starts 23 October)
  • Presentation Skills for Work (face-to-face, starts 25 October)

You can see the full course details here: Transferable Skills for Work | University of Strathclyde

For more information or any questions please contact

Money Advice Scotland - free sessions - September 2023 Schedule

The events schedule for September 2023 is below. All of the sessions are free of charge.

If you would like any further information, please don't hesitate to contact the team at 


The Open University in Scotland - October courses registration deadline next week

Registration closes 09 September for courses starting this October


The Open University Fully-funded Microcredentials

There is an opportunity to apply for a new round of funded places on The Open University microcredentials, including at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The deadline for applications is Sunday, 27th August 2023.

The list of microcredentials which are available has been updated and covers subjects including business and management, leadership, mental health, sustainability and mentoring and coaching.

For information on the available microcredentials, eligibility criteria, and how to apply, click here.

Women and Scottish Railway History: RMT learners and OU tutors create free online learning resource

The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) in Scotland, together with The Open University in Scotland and Scottish Union Learning have developed an OpenLearn collection relating to the role of women in Scottish railway history.

The Women and Scottish Railway History Collection celebrates the achievements and struggles of women members working within the rail industry.