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Learning new things makes us feel great and expands our minds. If you’ve ever wanted to pick up a new skill, work on your CV or become that ‘culture vulture,’ now might be the time to do it! Whether it’s learning some phrases in a new language for your next dream holiday or diving into a subject outside of your degree, we have access to thousands of resources which can help us learn about new things all the time.  Here are a few ideas to get you started.  

There are many things you can start learning right now!

At King’s 

King’s Careers & Employability

Keep up your career learning with positively inspiring articles and weekly advice to support your career journey. Follow #MyNextSteps on King's Careers Blog.

Learn about future career paths with King’s Careers Industry guides that not only introduce careers within fields like law, arts, medicine, tech, but also list a huge number of relevant websites and information to be inspired by, helping you to keep learning more! 

King's Culture

Check out the curated online space by King’s Culture to explore culture from around the world with a selection of free online activities and resources from national and international arts and cultural venues.

LinkedIn Learning

Enjoy thousands of free courses on a wide range of topics. Provided for free by King’s with access granted using King’s email address. Top Tip! Some of the courses are Learning Paths, which you’ll get a certificated on your LinkedIn profile after completing! There’s even a LinkedIn Learning Wellbeing Collection

Centre for Doctoral Studies

The King’s Centre for Doctoral Studies has an excellent Wellbeing Toolkit for Postgraduate Researchers on Keats that’s completely free! 

Your peers recommend  

King’s students have recommended some favourite ways to never stop learning here. 

If you want to get into coding, here are some free online classes

  1. Code Academy
  2. Free Code Camp
  3. CodeBar has started to offer virtual classes.

Other online courses and classes

  • Free online Coursera courses you can finish in a day. 
  • Learn a language for free with Duolingo offering around 35 languages for free.
  • Learn some new things about wellbeing and dealing with stress.
  • Delve into the world of Ted Talks, ideas worth spreading, to stir your curiosity.
  • Podcasts

    Get on that podcasts train that your friends have been on. Here are the top 6 faves from King’s students: 

    1. Careers In Your Ears (King’s Careers & Employability podcast)
    2. How I Built this With Guy Raz (entrepreneurship)
    3. Why Won’t You Date Me? (comedy)
    4. The Alarmist (funny and informative, about the greatest failures of our time)
    5. Decoder Ring (informative, random but very interesting facts)
    6. Radiolab (weaving stories and science)