5 For Friday: Online Courses | Riley Studio

5 For Friday: Online Courses

by Riley Studio |

Online courses are an incredible learning resource and during this time, they are the perfect thing to keep you inspired.


There are such a huge array of courses and topics to pick from, whether it is something you always wished you knew about or something to help you nurture your career - the opportunities are endless. There are so many that have been made available or been made free during this time as well, so really there is no better opportunity than now!


1. Future Learn

An incredible selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. Our favourites are Fashion and Sustainability: Understanding Luxury Fashion in a Changing World by Kerin and UAL and Fashion's Future: The Sustainable Development Goals by Fashion Revolution.

Find out more here.

2. BOF

The Business of Fashion have BOF Education, which is their platform for online learning. Courses feature experts in the fashion industry including Lucinda Chambers and Colin McDowell. 

Find out more here.

3. Coursera

With a huge array of courses available, one of the most popular courses at the moment is The Science of Wellbeing by Yale University, which has been made free for the time being.

Find out more here.

4. EdX

Access to over 2500 courses from 140 institutions such as Harvard, MIT and Berkley - there is so much to choose from. Why not try something new!

Find out more here.

5. Instructables

Perhaps you want a more hands on approach though, that’s where Instructables comes in. Instructables is a community for people who like to make things and their community uploads tutorial videos on how to make things - from knitting, to cooking and sculpting - the list is endless!

Find out more here.