Press Releases

FutureLearn to host those from the world of product at London JAM event

06 Jun 2017
FutureLearn will be hosting their first JAM event: Product at FutureLearn: Transforming Education, Thursday, 15th June 2017. JAM’s ‘Show & Tell’ event takes place on a monthly basis, sharing stories behind the most exciting and interesting companies in London. The events give people the chance to tell the story behind great products, gathering people who... more

Simon Nelson at EMOOCs 2017

26 May 2017
‘The ten questions you would not like us to ask’: Panel discussion with edtech pioneers at EMOOCs Summit 2017 The EMOOCs Stakeholders Summit took place in Madrid this year, with edtech pioneers and thought leaders discussing and debating the rapidly changing edtech landscape. FutureLearn’s Chief Executive, Simon Nelson, participated in a lively panel discussion with... more

FutureLearn and The University of East Anglia team up with influential brand consultants to explore the role of brand and brand management in the modern world

18 May 2017
The University of East Anglia’s course: ‘The Secret Power of Brands’ is open now for enrolment and starts on 22nd May 2017 London, UK, 18th May 2017: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, has announced today that its partner, the University of East Anglia, will be launching the ninth run of its exceptionally popular course,... more

Monash University, the University of Reading and FutureLearn collaborate to address mental illness and wellbeing during Mental Health Awareness Week

09 May 2017
‘Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance’ is open for enrolment now and starts on 15th May 2017 London, UK, 9th May 2017: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, today announces with its partner, Monash University, the upcoming run of their course: ‘Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance.’ The announcement is made during Mental Health Awareness... more

The Open University’s online course on FutureLearn platform shortlisted for ‘Best Cyber Security Education Programme’ by SC Magazine

04 May 2017
FutureLearn is delighted that it’s partner and owner, the OU, has been shortlisted as one of three finalists by SC Media’s UK’s European Awards 2017, for  its course on Cyber Security. The shortlisted course, ‘Introduction to Cyber Security’ is available to join now and enables learners to understand online security, explaining to learners how they... more

Pennsylvania State University launches course on Maps and the Geospatial Revolution on the FutureLearn platform

02 May 2017
Penn State’s course on ‘Maps and the Geospatial Revolution’ is available to join now and starts on 8th May 2017 London, UK, 2nd May 2017: The leading social learning platform, FutureLearn, today announces the launch of Pennsylvania State’s course: ‘Maps and the Geospatial Revolution’. FutureLearn announced the addition of the American-based institution to their partner... more

University of Wollongong partners with FutureLearn to explore the global obesity epidemic facing children of the 21st century

01 May 2017
The course, ‘Preventing Childhood Obesity: an Early Start to Healthy Living’, is available to join now London, UK, 1st May 2017: FutureLearn, the leading social learning platform, today announces with the University of Wollongong, the launch of their course: ‘Preventing Childhood Obesity: an Early Start to Healthy Living.’ The World Health Organization states that over 42... more

FutureLearn and the University of Groningen re-think Europe beyond the EU

28 Apr 2017
University of Groningen’s course ‘European Culture and Politics’ is available to join now and starts on 1st May 2017 London, UK, 28th April 2017: The leading social learning platform, FutureLearn, today announces with its partner, the University of Groningen, the upcoming run of their course: ‘European Culture and Politics’. The announcement is made following the... more

FutureLearn partner shortlisted for key industry award

27 Apr 2017
FutureLearn is delighted that its partner, the Chartered Institute of Building Academy has been shortlisted for the MemCom Awards. MemCom is the resource for membership bodies, charities and NFPs. The Chartered Institute of Building Academy’s course in Construction Ethics and Compliance has been shortlisted in the New Product Development category. The MemCom Awards celebrate excellence... more

New research shows employees think employers should be required by law to provide security training

13 Apr 2017
FutureLearn, the social learning platform, investigates opinions around online security and highlights free online courses that people can take right now London, 13th April 2017: In a survey of 494 employed learners on the FutureLearn platform, 93% of respondents agreed that employers should be required by law to provide security training to all employees with... more