Personal and professional development

Discover your pathway to learning about social responsibility and sustainability, from the basics in Introduction to Sustainability, through to specific training like lab and modern slavery, onto advanced topics such as Carbon Literacy Training.

Training we offer

Introduction to Sustainability

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This online course explains what sustainability is, why it matters and suggests actions you can take to live, study and work in a more sustainable way.

Carbon Literacy Training

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Develop your knowledge of the climate crisis by taking the accredited and award-winning Carbon Literacy Training here at the University of Edinburgh. The course is open to all staff and students.

Short online courses

Short online courses offer a number of courses themed around Environment and Sustainability, including the Climate Solutions MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).

Browse short online courses

Open educational resources

The University has a wide range of free resources and courses online for ages 7 and up.

Environment and Sustainability open educational resources

LinkedIn Learning

All members of the Edinburgh University community are provided with free access to LinkedIn Learning during their time working or studying with us, and over 20,000 users have already created an account.

LinkedIn Learning