Try something new. Rediscover an old interest. Sign up for that course. Take on a different responsibility at work. Fix a bike. Learn to play an instrument or how to cook your favourite food. Set a challenge you will enjoy achieving. Learning new things will make you more confident as well as being fun. This pages provides an A-Z of learning opportunities available in the University.
Centre for Open Learning
Provide short courses for the local community in a range of subjects.
Digital Skills and Training
The Digital Skills and Training team help to develop the digital and information literacy, desktop and IT productivity skills of University staff and students to help them work, research and study more effectively and to support continuing professional development.
Finance Training Hub
Specialises in a wide-range of training resources from hands on training sessions to user guides to online video tutorials.
Free Short Online Courses
The University of Edinburgh offers a range of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
Health and Safety Courses
The Health and Safety Department provide various training courses for University employees and students.
HR Courses and Resources
Access to personal effectiveness, management and leadership resources, workshops and eLearning for all staff.
Institute for Academic Development
IAD provide support for teaching, learning and researcher development; through leadership, innovation, collaboration and direct provision that benefits students, staff
Social Responsibility and Sustainability
Learn about social responsibility and sustainability at the University of Edinburgh through our online training course 'Be Sustainable', or take your knowledge to the next level with 'Be Sustainable Advanced'. You can also find out how to request an in-person training session
Staff Go Abroad Programme
Erasmus+ funding is currently available for staff to teach or train in Europe and beyond during the 2019/20 academic year
Find details for available staff scholarships.