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FutureLearn and University of Newcastle Australia partner to deliver online arts degree

FutureLearn, the social learning platform, and The University of Newcastle, Australia, today announced a partnership that will deliver an online undergraduate degree via the FutureLearn platform early next year.

Online learning bolsters chances of promotion

FutureLearn, the online social learning platform owned by The Open University, has today published new research revealing that employees’ chances of promotion and securing a new role are enhanced by taking an online course.

DCU and FutureLearn announce 30 Refugee Scholarships

DCU and FutureLearn, the global leader in online social learning, have today announced 30 refugee scholarships.

New free online courses launched to help Syrian refugees continue their education

Two new basic English courses from King’s College London launch on FutureLearn as part of international partnership The first two in a series of twelve new free online courses to assist refugees affected by conflict in the Middle East start on June 18th.

New Bioinformatics Course to Address Skills-Gap for Researchers, Students and Healthcare Professionals Worldwide

Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences (ACSC) today announces the launch of its first online course in Bioinformatics in partnership with FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform. The free online course will introduce the revolutionary tools of bioinformatics and shares how researchers probe the genomes of disease-causing bacteria such as MRSA and E. coli to discover what makes these microbes dangerous.

Griffith launches free online course to open up disability discussion

‘Realising Career Potential: Rethinking Disability’ is a free MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) now open for enrolment that enables learners to see how rehabilitation counsellors help people with disadvantage or disability realise their vocational potential.

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation: a timely opportunity

If you were to ask anyone “what is the first thing that comes to mind if you hear ‘GDPR’?” it is likely they have heard of it and the responses “bigger fines” and “right to be forgotten” will be top of the list. For the uninitiated though, GDPR and its sanctions applies just as much to education institutions as it does to businesses.

Top consulting firms join forces to educate organisations about GDPR

PA Consulting Group, a global consulting, technology and innovation company, and UCL Consultants, a subsidiary of University College London, join FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, in announcing a new collaboration today (12 Apr).

New online course launched to help doctors and nurses better understand how genomics can battle bacterial diseases

Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences (ACSC) today announces the launch of its first online course, in partnership with FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform.

FutureLearn marks fifth anniversary with news of postgraduate degrees with OU

Last night, FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, wholly owned by The Open University, celebrated its fifth birthday with a reception at The Houses of Parliament and announced that The Open University plans to deliver postgraduate degree courses on the FutureLearn platform.