On this page you will find useful links to other providers of staff/student development and accredited programmes, both within Imperial and outside.

Internal Course Providers

Courses for Students

External Course Providers

ASET: The Work-based and Placement Learning Association
ASET was established to advance the prevalence, effectiveness and quality of work based and placement learning in Higher Education and by promoting and publishing research into that system of education. In practice they do this through running workshops and conferences, publishing good practice guides and viewpoints, promoting and supporting research, facilitating discussion through online forums and dissemination through e-bulletins, and through working with other bodies to advocate on behalf of our members. Further information on the College’s membership can be found here.

ERASMUS+: Funding opportunities for short training visits within Europe are available through the EU’s flagship education and training programme (staff across academic departments and non-academic departments are eligible). Please view here for further details.

AUA   - The AUA (Association of University Administrators) is the professional body for managers and administrators working in Higher Education. Its overall aim is to promote professional excellence in HE and it does so by raising the profile of management and administration, developing best practice and championing high standards. It is not a trade union and shouldn't be confused with the work of the trade unions. Membership is open to all staff within Imperial College London performing managerial, administrative or clerical duties.
If you have any questions please visit their website

Capita Learning and Development   - Information on Public Courses, In-house Training and Books and Videos.

CIPD - Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. The CIPD, with over 90,000 members in the UK & Ireland, is Europe's largest professional institute for those involved in the management and development of people.

Floodlight   - Floodlight is the official guide to courses in London. This includes all the part-time and full-time courses run by public-sector colleges, universities and adult education centres in all the London boroughs. Whether you want an introduction to local history or a postgraduate degree in economics, you'll find it here.

Futurelearn.com: Try high quality online education – enjoy free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations.

Higher Education and Technicians Education and Development (HEaTED) This is a national initiative that has grown in response to demands from within the technician community for a central source of information and development opportunity. They are linked to Myscience supported by the Gatsby Charitable Foundation and funded on operational issues by HEFCE.
If you have any queries regarding our membership of HEaTED, please contact Lindsay Comalie

Leadership Foundation for Higher Education   - LFHE is dedicated to supporting the professional development of all staff employed by universities and colleges. The website contains general information about LFHE and a Members' Area accessible by staff working at subscribing institutions. The members area provides access to networking opportunities and discussion lists, publications (paper-based and electronic), courses and conference information, advisory and consultancy services, the resources database, and the new LFHE Advisory Group Task Forces.

Study Loan Scheme

College staff can benefit from an interest free loan to help with the costs of part time study while employed by Imperial. See details on our website.

Tuition fee remission scheme for Staff

Staff who register for a part-time postgraduate degree at Imperial may be eligible for a reduction in their tuition fee through the tuition fee remission scheme.
This includes part-time MBA programmes at Imperial College Business School.

Full details and exceptions to the general rules may be found on the College website.