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Free Online Course - Preparing for University Event

Futurelearn
Date:
29 August 2016
Venue:
Futurelearn - Free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)

For more information regarding this event, please email Futurelearn at feedback@futurelearn.com .

Event details

In this course you will explore some key skills needed for success at university. You will hear what university lecturers have to say about skills their students excel at, or struggle with, from undergraduates about areas they have found difficult and some top tips for coping with the university learning environment.

About Futurelearn

Futurelearn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobiles, tablets and desktops so you can fit learning around your life. They believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, so courses offer the opportunity to discuss what you're learning with others as you go, helping you make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.

Futurelearn is a private company wholly owned by The Open University, with the benefit of over 40 years of their experience in distance learning and online education. Futurelearn has over 89 partners from around the world. They include many of the best UK and international universitys, as well as institutions with a huge archive of cultural and educational materails, such as the British Council, the British Library, the British Museum, and the National Film and Television School.

Futurelearn launched their first courses in September 2013 and since then 3,813,307 people have joined.

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