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‘I’ll do it tomorrow’: How to start and keep going on an online course

Struggling to start and finish an online course? In this post we share some of our tips and tricks for completing online learning.

New on FutureLearn: topics, pick up where you left off, Study UK and more

At FutureLearn, we’re always working on improving your learning experience. In this blog post we’ll run through some of our latest work.

The best quotes about leadership

There are plenty of quotes about leadership, we’ve gathered some of the best from a range of interesting people.

Category: Learning

8 of the best Spanish Idioms

Octopi, garages and grandmothers with wheels – prepare for our Spanish program with some of the best Spanish idioms we’ve come across.

Category: Learning

5 tips to help you avoid awkward networking

Ahead of the course Business Fundamentals: Effective Networking, we have a look at some top tips to help you ensure your networking runs as smoothly as possible.

Category: Business

Behind the Scenes at the Royal Palaces: Meet Lord Onslow

Ahead of the course A History of Royal Food and Feasting, from the University of Reading and Historic Royal Palaces, the team from Reading interviewed the historical interpreter who plays the part of Lord Onslow.

Category: Learning

How to craft the perfect work email

Ever wondered how to make your work email as effective as possible? In this blog post we’ll explore three skills that can help you to get better results.

New to FutureLearn: download Certificates, pay with PayPal, free Career Advice and more

At FutureLearn, we’re always working on improving your learning experience. In this blog post we’ll run through some of our latest work.

A short guide to ethical shopping

In this post get advice on how to shop more ethically, and discover a course that will teach you the ins and outs of ethical shopping.

Category: feature, idea