Online Resources

  • Free online course lectures on Oxford University Podcasts and (the latter is available free to University staff)
  • The Open University has distance learning and adult education courses, as well as some free online courses
  • Online courses for a fee are available on a wide range of subjects from well-known universities around the world on EDXFuturelearnCoursera
  • TED Talks, a large online YouTube library of previously broadcast lectures, covering a wide array of topics, including careers advice

Locally in Oxford

  • The Department for Continuing Education offers many classes that staff and dependents may attend (also on weekends)
  • Oxford Talks is a listing of lectures that take place at the University and are open to all
  • The City of Oxford College run a variety of part-time and evening adult education courses 
  • Oxfordshire County Council also offer part-time and evening adult education courses for via a partnership with Abingdon & Witney College
  • The Knowledge Project offers affordable evening courses in exciting subjects and course fees collected go to a local charity  
  • The Oxford Speaker Club meets in the amazing environment of the Town Hall and gives you the opportunity to improve your public speaking skills
  • Blue Badge Guides operate tourist guide training courses around the country, enabling students of all languages to become qualified and listed in the Blue Badge Guide database.