ulabscot stories

Peace after a long journey

Continuing our series of blog posts shining a light on the new Scottish content of u.lab (or the SMOOC), Kuladharini shares the insights she gained from her 500 mile walk around Scotland in the summer. An unravelling is taking place in me at some level during these moments of presencing, bits of identity are falling off […]

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ulabscot stories

I have trouble with words

Today’s guest blogger is Linda Hunter. Linda is a coach, working with people and teams across the Scottish Government, sharing her experience and building other’s capability to make change centred on people and outcomes. Linda has been part of the Scottish u-lab community for 2 years and has been busy this year bringing together her […]

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Events, News

Coming together

There is just over a month left officially of u.lab and we wanted to share a few ways we can come together over that time and into 2018: FINAL LIVE SESSION Join us in Edinburgh to share our experiences so far with u.lab and watch the live session together.  Book your place here. SENSING TEAM […]

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Uncategorized

Sharing our fears

Beth Cross, hub host at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), reflects on their first session together and how she embraced her voice of fear: I’m sharing u.lab with PhD students at UWS this year to help students look at world changing research and a changing world.  Big claim, but a journey of […]

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Uncategorized

Get your teeth into u.lab

Today’s the day you can really get into u.lab as the first set of materials is released on edX (likely to be this afternoon due to time differences with the US). Live sessions are a great way to feel part of the global community.  Otto and the team host a live online get-together where we […]

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Hubs

Turning the camera on: Hubs

u.lab opens this Thursday and hubs can be a powerful space for exploring and practising what we learn during the course.  They rely on volunteers to host the space and each do so in their own unique way.  There are hubs brewing across Scotland (and the world) in places like Aberdeen, Alloa, Angus, Coltness, Dundee, […]

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News, The Basics

u.lab now open for registration!

Between summer holidays and July having a least a few lovely days in it, you may have missed the fact that u.lab is now open for registration! September may seem a long time away but u.lab starts in just under 8 weeks so we’ve complied a wee list of hints and tips for getting yourself […]

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News

A sensing journey of 500 miles

For the last three weeks, fellow u.labber Kuladharini and her sister Karen have been on a 500 mile and 7 cities sensing journey of Scotland.  Their intention is to understand their country more deeply and make recovery from addiction even more visible in Scotland by connecting directly to the public. Kuladharini said: “With each step I am […]

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News

“From scunnered to hopeful” – ulabscot impact document

It has been a whirlwind couple of years in u.lab Scotland.  As we head into the summer and begin gearing up for u.lab 2017 in Sept, we’ve had a chance to reflect a little and gather u.lab stories from a number of participants.  Many of these stories were told through the impact stories blog series […]

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Events, Hubs

Festival of Hubs!

Last year, we invited ulabscot participants to host their own taster or intro session to u.lab to help people decide if they would like to register for it in Sept.  This resulted in over 20 tasters happening across Scotland, hosted by participants themselves.  This year, we would like to issue the same invitation to potential hub hosts […]

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