Learning

Learning
Learning, education and training can be a key factor in helping you to meet your full potential. The opportunities to learn are endless and, whether you want to do a higher education course or develop new skills through training, there are a number of ways in which you can do so. Training opportunities and higher education courses are available to people of any age and ability.

General information about learning, employment and training within Glasgow is available. Alternatively, information on Community Learning can be found at the address below:

Community Learning
Glasgow Life Community Learning
The Mitchell Library Level 5
North Street
Glasgow G3 7DN
Phone: 0141 287 2906

There are a number of universities within Glasgow which offer a variety of higher education courses:

University of Glasgow
University of Strathclyde
Glasgow Caledonian University


All offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in a range of subjects. Information about the facilities and services provided at each university, as well as courses available and their specific entry requirements, can be accessed through the links above.

It is also possible to study for university qualifications from home. The Open University provides long distance courses which you can undertake at home. These courses are based around online learning and all assessments are completed online, meaning that there is no need to travel in order to sit final examinations. Information about courses, as well as learning and training opportunities, are available on the Open University website

Higher education courses are also available through several colleges in Glasgow:

Anniesland College
Cardonald College
City of Glasgow College
Langside College
Glasgow Kelvin College


All provide a variety of services and courses which give you the opportunity to develop new skills and improve your employability. More information about the services and courses available at these colleges can be found through the links above.

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland offers a variety of performing arts courses. It is a renowned institution and is perfect for anyone with an interest in music, dancing, acting and the technical elements involved in performing arts. More information on the courses can be found on the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland website.