Extra Resources

What else is available outside the Learning for Purpose Programme?

The Learning for Purpose programme has been developed to complement the other resources that are available within the University. Below is a curated list of useful resources and places to find more information.

Outside the University

MOOCs offered by universities across the world


Khan Academy

For self-learning on a wide variety of topics


Acumen courses

For inspiring new ideas and running social enterprise and change related work



Online courses focused on technology for development training


Code Academy

Guided learning of key programming languages



Technology related courses, offers “nano-degrees”


Echoing Green’s Work on Purpose

Resources to inspire purpose-driven work



Inspiring talks in the fields of technology, education and development



The mission of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is to enrich society through ideas and action.



Vitae is dedicated to realising the potential of researchers through transforming their professional and career development.

Inside the University
Personal and Professional Development (PPD)

Centralised training and development for all members of the University


Graduate School of Life Sciences (GSLS)

Life Sciences website that hosts information about a variety of training opportunities and resources


University Information Service (UIS)

Computer training



Listings of training across the University using university training booking system



Extensive listings of talks in the University