Press Coverage


29 May 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus Advanced Courses and Scientific Conferences (ACSC) today announces the launch of its first online course in Bioinformatics in partnership with FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform. The free online course will introduce the revolutionary tools of bioinformatics and shares how researchers probe the genomes of disease-causing bacteria such as MRSA and E. coli to... read article

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation: a timely opportunity

21 May 2018
PA Consulting Group, UCL Consultants and UCL have joined forces with FutureLearn to prepare an online course that educates organisations of all sizes about the principles of the forthcoming EU GDPR regulations and the legal requirements associated with it. read article

MOOC encourages learners to rethink disability

14 May 2018
Griffith University, a public research university in South East Queensland, Australia, and UK-based social learning platform FutureLearn, have launched a free Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) that enables learners to see how rehabilitation counsellors help people with a disability realise their vocational potential. read article

Why we should all be throwing ourselves back into learning

03 May 2018
Kathryn Skelton, the Director of Strategy at FutureLearn, explains why learning doesn’t just stop when we leave the classroom and ways to boost your career skills through online learning. read article

Moocs are a solution in search of a problem

26 Apr 2018
If microcredentials could only gain the trust of employers and workers, platforms would have a golden goose on their hands, says Chris Fellingham. A common question to start-up founders is: “What problem does this solve?” Massive open online courses (Moocs) are a solution in want of a problem. read article

New free course aims to help nurses understand how genomics can battle bacteria

27 Mar 2018
A new free course has been launched to help nurses and other health professionals to understand how genomics can battle bacteria diseases. read article

Secrets of the Royal wardrobe to be revealed

26 Mar 2018
A new online course, A History of Royal Fashion, will study the power dressing Tudors, the fashion-conscious Stuarts, and the complicated dress etiquette of the Victorians with around 400 years of elite clothing examined. read article

Increase Your Income Potential with Free Online Courses from FutureLearn

25 Mar 2018
RewardExpert spoke with Simon Nelson, CEO at FutureLearn, one of the world’s largest digital education platforms, about the organization’s history, course offerings, and online learning process. read article

FutureLearn marks 5 years and launches OU postgrad degrees

19 Mar 2018
The Open University’s social learning platform, FutureLearn, celebrated its fifth birthday with a reception at the Houses of Parliament. read article

FutureLearn turns five, announces new PG degrees

15 Mar 2018
Edtech firm FutureLearn has celebrated its fifth anniversary with an evening celebration in London’s Houses of Parliament. Hosted along with Open University, the firm’s parent organisation, the event was attended by members of Parliament from both major parties, along with stakeholders from the edtech and HE spheres. read article