Learning at work week 2021

Student support team On the topic of counselling, Rebecca who heads up our student support team enrolled on Stress Counselling Level 3. Becky says “As a result of the pandemic, a lot of people around me seem to be struggling with different things, whether that’s the loss of a loved one, too much going on, […]

Our 100,000 student milestone and office expansion

Distance learning provider, Open Study College invests in a second office after 100,000th student milestone!

OSC shortlisted at the Tes FE Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce that Open Study College has been shortlisted for Training Provider of the Year at the prestigious Tes FE Awards 2021. The Tes FE Awards celebrates the achievements of institutions and individuals across the further education community, recognising the hard work and success of FE colleges, providers, and educators. Tes Head […]

Closing the digital skills gap

Learning from young  So much of what teens know now, they learnt from a young age – two-year-olds today know how to unlock mobile phones, toddlers are iPad obsessed and many kids are hooked on their Xbox, PlayStation or Nintendo Switch. Did you know that there is an ever-increasing number of jobs that could use these skills and develop these passions?  There are currently jobs available that simply didn’t exist ten years ago. Today, young people can aspire to be artificial intelligence engineers which are […]

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 […]

Our CEO Samantha is named among UK’s Most Ambitious Business Leaders

We're delighted to announce that our CEO, Samantha Rutter, has been named as one of the UK’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2020, by leading private equity firm LDC.

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 […]

National Payroll Week - change your career and join a growing industry

As it is National Payroll Week, we are celebrating and raising awareness of the growing profession… What is payroll? Payroll is a word many of us hear on a monthly basis. Every payday at the end of the month, we receive our hard-earned wages. They magically appear in our bank accounts or pay packets, but […]

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. […]

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 […]