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Free Online Courses you Need to Take Right Now

Free Online Courses you Need to Take Right Now

Have you ever wanted to learn how blockchain works? Or how to create a super-efficient sheet on Excel? Well, now it’s the perfect time to do it! And now, more than ever, there are several amazing free (YES, you heard it right) online courses you can take to improve your know-how. 


One of the best things about staying home is to fit new habits into your routine. We know that many are homeschooling or working remotely right now, so this is a great opportunity to develop a range of skills


From Yale’s most saught-after course to classes that will help you get that dream job: here are 5 free online courses you should take right now.


Coursera: “Blockchain Revolution Specialization”


Coursera is like the Holy Grail of the online courses. This online platform offers open classes, specializations and degrees on subjects such as engineering, data science, business, computer science, digital marketing, and more. 


This four-course specialization introduces you to the world of blockchain technology—explaining what blockchain is and how it works.


You will also learn about various categories of crypto assets, and the ways they can be transacted on a blockchain.


Udemy: “Microsoft Excel – Excel from Beginner to Advanced”


We promise: after taking this course, you won’t be embarrassed to present your sheets to your teammates anymore. With more than 15 years of Excel training, the instructor will guide you step by step through the beginner to advanced level and beyond. You’ll learn how to create effective spreadsheets; to manage large sets of data, and create dynamic reports with PivotTables. 


Coursera: “The Science of Well Being”, by Yale University


Let us introduce you to Yale’s most famous course: The Science of Well Being. You’ll engage in a series of challenges created to increase your happiness and build-up your productivity. After completing the course, you’ll be prepared to successfully wellness activities in your daily life. 

A life-saver for the uncertain times we’re living in! 


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Codecademy:”Introduction to HTML”


Codeacademy has a myriad of free and paid courses for you to uncover. Whether you’re trying to level up your career, build your side project, or get familiar with programming, this is the place to start. For beginners, we recommend the Introduction to HTML course. You’ll learn the common HTML tags, and get ready to create HTML tables to present tabular data efficiently.


Future Learn: “How to Succeed at: Interviews”


This three-week course will give you the necessary tools for you to master the art of being great at job interviews. Experts of the Careers Service of the University of Sheffield will prepare you to land your dream job, from writing a killer CV to dealing with anxiety and anticipating key questions. 


Did you know any of these courses? We would like to read other suggestions of free online courses that you may have and want to recommend us. And remember: if you are abroad and you need student accommodation, you’ll find the student home you’re looking for on Uniplaces.

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