In this section:
Lifelong learning directories
Courses in Cambridgeshire
Hundreds of local courses at locations throughout Cambridgeshire.
Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge and Chelmsford. Formerly known as Anglia Polytechnic University.
Cambridge Regional College
Further education and training opportunities.
Hills Road Sixth Form College
Sixth form college also offering adult education. In Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2PE
Institute of Continuing Education
Part-time learning for adults. Part of the University of Cambridge.
Covers several schools in Cambridge. Includes community education.
Other centres for courses
Botanic Garden events
Events programme throughout the year including workshops.
Cambridge University What's On
Events open to the public from the University of Cambridge.
Cambridge Women's Resources Centre
Provides training and support to the women of Cambridge. Various courses, all free, plus free on-site creche.
Fitzwilliam Museum Adult Education
Gallery talks, lectures, day and short courses, practical workshops, conferences and seminars.
Modern art gallery & house. Musical concerts, talks. Plus workshops for young people and adults. Closing June 2015 for about 2 years.
Skeptics in the Pub
Have a relaxed and enjoyable evening while listening to talks given in a friendly manner on a wide range of topics.
University of the Third Age in Cambridge
Academic and recreational courses especially for retired people.
Includes Cambridge public lectures and events in museums.
Art and Craft Courses and Talks
Talks and courses run by art galleries, artists, etc.
Cambridge Cookery School
Friday Night Cookery Club and Saturday Morning workshops classes are run at St Paul's Centre on Hills Road.
Cambridge Flower School
Floristry and flower arranging courses and workshops.
Computer and Internet Training
Computer and internet courses in Cambridge and online.
Crafts in Cambridge
Local craft groups and artists.
Classes in different types of dance.
Local language schools teaching English as a foreign language.
Language Tuition and Translation
Local tuition and translation for languages other than English.
Lessons in specific instruments.
Including classes in how to make and repair them.
Shibori by Clarissa Cochran
Indigo has been used since ancient times to dye materials a beautiful range of blues and turquoise - learn how at courses.
Sporting clubs and organisations in Cambridge.
Shared musical and other educational and cultural pursuits.
Personal tuition in academic subjects.
Want to Start Cycling?
Training and leaflets for children and adults wanting to start cycling.
Education for Yong People
Various training and education options for young people.
National Careers Service
Helping you get the advice you need for future skills, careers, work and life choices.
Online and distance learning
BBC Adult Learning
Various subjects, including language webpages.
Helping you improve your literacy and numeracy.
Reference websites, including dictionaries and encyclopaedias.
Institute of Continuing Education - University of Cambridge
Short, intensive online courses led by Cambridge experts. A range of subjects are offered.
Online courses about business, computing, word and number skills. Provided by local libraries.
Websites arranged by academic subject.
MIT Open Courseware
Free lecture notes, exams, and videos from MIT. No registration required.
Open University programs on BBC.
Providing high-quality university education to all who wish to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.
Online practice in typing for complete beginners.