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Celebrating festivals from the past and present video icon

History & The Arts

Celebrating festivals from the past and present

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) has curated a virtual festival to showcase and celebrate some of the lesser-known festivals of the past and present. Explore festivals dating back to Ancient Greece and Rome, discover the rise of literary festivals and ‘protestivals’, plus take a look at two very different sides to Glastonbury.

Video
10 mins
Glastonbury and the festival video icon

History & The Arts

Glastonbury and the festival

Glastonbury, a town nestled in southwest England, is one of the most popular and sacred pilgrimage sites, and it also happens to host one of the world’s most famous music festivals!

Video
10 mins
Internships and other work experiences free course icon level 1: introductory icon Badge icon

Money & Business

Internships and other work experiences

In this free course, Internships and other work experiences, you’ll begin by learning more about what an internship is and how it might differ from other forms of work experience. You’ll find out what you can gain personally and professionally, and consider the practicalities of obtaining work experience, from how to choose what’s right for you,...

Free course
24 hrs
Asteroids article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Asteroids

From robotic telescopes to an asteroid pretending to be a moon on Mars, here are four articles about asteroids.

Article
15 mins
Can a space rock from Costa Rica reveal the origin of water on Earth? article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Can a space rock from Costa Rica reveal the origin of water on Earth?

Ross Findlay, a Cosmochemistry PhD Student in The School of Physical Sciences, explores different types of meteorites which have landed across our planet.

Article
5 mins
Step up to leadership free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Money & Business

Step up to leadership

This free course is one in a series focusing on leadership, decision-making and communication in the context of policing with the community. This particular course focuses on the challenge of leadership and leading change in an ever-changing policing context. It provides insights to help individuals become more effective leaders of teams ...

Free course
4 hrs
The importance of interpersonal skills free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Money & Business

The importance of interpersonal skills

To succeed in management you need good interpersonal skills, you need to understand how to deal with other people. This free course, The importance of interpersonal skills, will help you gain an awareness of your own skills and understand that an awareness of the interpersonal skills of others can help us enormously in dealing with the work ...

Free course
3 hrs
How Do Batteries Work? article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

How Do Batteries Work?

Batteries are devices that convert chemical energy into electricity, heres an explainer on how a battery works...

Article
10 mins
Teaching mathematics free course icon level 2: intermediate icon Badge icon

Education & Development

Teaching mathematics

This free course, Teaching mathematics, has been designed for non-specialist mathematics teachers of 8 to 14 year olds, teaching assistants, home schoolers and parents and draws on the established provision of mathematics education at the Open University. It can also be used as Continuing Professional Development by individuals or groups ...

Free course
24 hrs
You and your money free course icon level 1: introductory icon

Money & Business

You and your money

An important aspect of personal finance is the way in which individuals and households manage their debt, how much it costs and the different types of credit they can or cannot access. This free course, You and your money, explores these issues, with respect to the wider, changing, social and economic context.

Free course
12 hrs
Fire ecology free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Fire ecology

This course explores the role of fire as a natural disturbance in ecosystems. It introduces the concept of a fire regime and its influence on the type and distribution of organisms that occur in fire prone ecosystems. It also looks at some of the adaptations of plants that have evolved in these ecosystems and how animals either avoid or exploit ...

Free course
4 hrs
Blood and the respiratory system free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Blood and the respiratory system

‘Don’t hold your breath’ is an expression you’ve probably heard many times, but may not have thought too much about. In this free course, Blood and the respiratory system, you’ll study why respiration is so important for life, including how air enters and leaves the lungs, how oxygen is transported in the blood, the many dynamic factors that ...

Free course
10 hrs