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Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about FutureLearn and what they use it for.
  • does anyone know a quick way to learn history? is good for British History. - Source: Reddit / 15 days ago
  • 28 years old, desperate supermarket cashier, no college degree man who feels worthless and of no value in this world
    Have look at as a way of looking at sme new skills. There is also and that offer free courses. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Learning Norwegian online
    Correct. The course(s) was/were created by UiO but is/are offered by Well worth doing (and worth repeating). - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Free online course - Virtual Rome. A full 5 week course on the history of Ancient Rome from the UK's University of Reading, beginning on the 15th November.
    I found this link by chance on Pinterest and thought it might be of interest. It does require a sign-up to but it's quick and easy to do. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Registered for CELTA, and some questions
    For a 4 week course, CELTA is hard to beat in terms of quality. Our course in 2018 had just one module on teaching young learners but you could do additional training (eg if you didn't want to dive right in after CELTA. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Hello everyone I hope you are doing well, I'm eager to learn more about Blockchain and I wanted to know your opinion on which organization you think would provide me the best course in this regard.
    HPB has created a Blockchain Course on Jikexueyuan for Chinese students: If you need an affordable course in English you could search for 'blockchain' on, or where you will find various options. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Online courses
    I recently took Start Writing Fiction at and I really enjoyed it. It's not about plotting at all, it's mostly about characters and I don't consider myself a novice, but I did learn a lot. It's free unless you want a certificate. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Exploring Body Neutrality and Body Image with Jameela Jamil
    Just wanted to share this course with you all as it is something that I really enjoyed and got a lot out of. It is available for free on, and only takes couple of hours to complete. You can do it at your own pace, and it comes with some great ideas and resources. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • My grandmother is struggling with her body image, and I don't know how to help her.
    I also did this course for free on which introduced me to Jameela Jamil's iweigh community site. I 100% recommend doing the course (it only takes a couple of hours and you can do it at your own pace) as it gives some really great strategies to start with. In fact, I think I'm going to share this as this is the second time I've recommend it to someone. :). - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

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