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Term 3 Short Courses Starting This Month!

It’s not too late to book a Term 3 Short Course this spring.

Get Creative This Summer!

Whether you're looking for an online or in-person course to try this summer, our selection of Short Courses will widen your artistic skills without demanding much of your time.

Book Summer Short Courses Today

Looking to do something different this summer? Booking for Short Courses in August 2021 is now open!

Get Out In Nature This Spring!

If you're hoping to explore the outdoors this spring, these Term 3 courses provide a range of skills and knowledge to better equip you on your adventures.

Learning Arts Remotely

What is it really like to teach and learn the arts, a traditionally hands-on process, remotely? We caught up with COL's Head of Arts to find out...

Travel The World From Home!

Visit the world from your sofa with these Term 3 Short Courses and explore a range of different countries and eras.

Short Courses Term 3 Booking – Now Open!

Booking for Short Courses starting in April 2021 is now open.

Term 2 Short Courses Starting in February!

From Art & Design to Creative Writing and Science and Nature, here's a list of six courses that are still available to book this month.

Q&A with Biology of Birds Teaching Fellow

Short Courses Science and Nature Teaching Fellow Sue Lewis encourages all nature-lovers to spread their wings and dive into her Term 2 Biology of Birds courses.

Q&A with Short Courses Dutch Tutor

If you're looking to improve your Dutch language skills, Claire van Wengen shares more about what to expect from her Dutch Short Courses.

Q&A with a Former 'Science and Nature' Short Courses Student

Steven Salvini tells us about his experience on one of our Short Courses.

Remote Learning with the Centre for Open Learning

2020/21 Short Courses - Do Things Differently!