PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Choose a topic from the options below to explore a collection of websites, videos and free courses: 

ADULTING

Explore the courses and resources below to develop key skills to help you thrive as a student, including study skills, setting goals and planning for the future. 

Explore the courses and resources below to develop key skills to help you thrive as a student, including study skills, setting goals and planning for the future.

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What does budgeting look like? What is a credit score?  Is buying a house always better than renting? What are interest rates and why do they matter? Use the courses and resources below to get on top of your personal finances! 

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Is setting up your own business the right move for you? Could you make money selling your skills or services online? Where do you even start? Check out the following courses and resources for a crash-course introduction into starting your own business and/or freelancing. 

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What skills and qualities are employers actually looking for? What does a good work/life balance look like? How can you truly stand out in an interview (for the right reasons!)? Explore the courses and resources below to boost your employment prospects and stand out from the crowd. 

What skills and qualities are employers actually looking for? What does a good work/life balance look like? How can you truly stand out in an interview (for the right reasons!)? Explore the courses and resources below to boost your employment prospects and stand out from the crowd.

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WELLBEING

“Believe in yourself” makes a great hashtag on Insta, but how do you actually build confidence, and what are the benefits to being more confident? The courses and resources below provide tips and guidance to building confidence in various areas of your life, plus explanations to how boosting your confidence can improve your life. 

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The Brain is one of the bodies most powerful organs; so much is still unknown! Find out more about how the brain functions as well as the different ways it is effected by outside stimulus. Understand how and why others act in the ways they do. This includes topics on mental health and illness too. 

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Keeping fit and healthy is important for our long term health. Understand how food, drink and exercise can affect the body as well as learning the basics about anatomy and how the body works. 

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We now spend more time than ever before online; we communicate online, learn online, work online and entertain ourselves online. The internet age has opened up a wealth of opportunities, but with the positives, also negatives. Learn how to develop a healthy relationship with technology and make sure you’re using the tech, rather than it using you. 

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COMMUNITY

Explore the courses and resources below to develop key skills to help you thrive as a student, including study skills, setting goals and planning for the future. 

Sustainability is not a new concept, but it’s certainly been brought to the forefront of our minds in recent years. But what does it actually mean to be sustainable? And why does it even matter? The courses and resources below provide an insight into why sustainability is more important than ever, and how to cultivate sustainable habits to play your part in protecting our planet. 

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We live in an interconnected world, and it’s more evident than ever that we need global cooperation to solve the biggest problems of the modern age. We are all, now, ‘global citizens’. The courses and resources below explore what it means to be a good global citizen, both online and in person. 

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Humanitarianism means, quite simply, ‘the promotion of human welfare’. In action, humanitarian work involves providing support and aid to those in need. Explore the resources below to understand more about humanitarianism, including how humanitarian aid is delivered by charities and governments, and what we can do on an individual basis to support others around the world. 

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What skills and qualities are employers actually looking for? What does a good work/life balance look like? How can you truly stand out in an interview (for the right reasons!)? Explore the courses and resources below to boost your employment prospects and stand out from the crowd. 

What are your rights? Human rights - such as the right to education, the right to free expression and the right to vote - are enshrined in law. Explore the courses and resources below to understand what these legal rights mean in practice, and how people are protecting and fighting for these rights around the globe. 

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CONNECTION

Explore the courses and resources below to develop key skills to help you thrive as a student, including study skills, setting goals and planning for the future. 

Problem solving, communication and self-awareness are incredibly important skills for every area of your life, from personal relationships to being an effective team player in the workplace. Explore the following resources to sharpen these key transferable skills you’ll need throughout your life. 

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Love and lust don't always come hand in hand, but they often do too! These resources will explore the these two topics and teach you more about you and your partners bodies, developing non-sexual and sexual intimacy, red and green flags, consent and the different types of romantic relationships.

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noun: Relationships 'the way in which two or more people or things are connected or the state of being connected'. So, this doesn't just mean romantically. You have relationships with many things and people and these can be healthy and unhealthy. It is important to explore boundaries and how they can be used to keep you safe.

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What skills and qualities are employers actually looking for? What does a good work/life balance look like? How can you truly stand out in an interview (for the right reasons!)? Explore the courses and resources below to boost your employment prospects and stand out from the crowd. 

Everyone has an identity and view of themselves. Being aware and understanding how others view themselves is a core life skill which will help you become a more empathetic and compassionate person. Explore further topics on: Minority Groups; LGBTQIA+ and Disability.

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ONLINE COURSES:

Can't find something you're interest in? Check out the website below to explore your own topics.

Please be aware that the below has a mixture of free and paid courses.

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