Other Training Providers
On this page, you will find helpful links to other providers of staff/student development and accredited programmes, both within Imperial and outside.
Internal Course Providers
- Societal Engagement: Imperial delivers a range of societal engagement-related training opportunities designed to support our staff and students in developing high-quality engagement work. Such as Engagement Masterclasses and Engagement Academy.
- Professional Development combines academic, teaching and student educational skills with those of commercial, outward-facing engagement.
- The Centre for Academic English offers courses, workshops and consultations for all College members to enhance their science communication.
- The Educational Development Unit, which was established to work collaboratively across Imperial to help raise the profile of learning, teaching, assessment and course design. These web pages describe the Imperial programmes, workshops, networks and schemes which the unit runs.
- Department of Medicine's Professional Development provision
- Research Office - Research Administration and Systems - Training and Guidance
Courses for Students
- Graduate School
- Career Services - Resource Centre
- Centre for Academic English
- Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication
- Library Services - Learning Support
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 promote and publish research into that system of education. In practice, they do this by 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 working with other bodies to advocate for our members. Further information on the College's membership.
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 the AUA 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.
coursesonline.co.uk has a vast range of courses from the UK's leading online providers. Categories, including business, nutrition, education and child care, photography, beauty, interior design and many more. The website has a helpful course navigator that will guide you in your search.
ERASMUS+: Funding opportunities for short training visits within Europe are available through the EU's flagship education and training programme (Staff across academic and non-academic departments are eligible). Further details.
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 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 opportunities. 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 Ailish Harikae.
ICS Learn: Our L&D courses are highly flexible, making it easy for you to find the perfect balance between study, work, and life. You can learn at your own pace, study from anywhere, and get one-to-one help from your expert L&D tutor whenever you need it.
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.
The Skills Network
Product/ Service: Online training & development courses for learners and employers
Level of Discount: 10%
Restrictions: save 10% on SELECTED level 3 and AAT courses
Proof required: Enter code staff10 at checkout
The Skills Network 10% discount on selected level 3 and AAT courses by entering staff10 during the checkout process when prompted.
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 the study loan web pages.
Tuition fee remission scheme for staff
Staff who register for a part-time postgraduate degree at Imperial may be eligible for reducing their tuition fee through the tuition fee remission scheme.
This includes part-time MBA programmes at Imperial College Business School.
You may find full details and exceptions to the general rules on the College website.