Learner Resources

On this page you will find information on scholarship, employment, learning and teaching resources.

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Free Software for Students

caro : August 11, 2017 1:41 pm : learners

Software that is useful for students, all free, all online. Most of these need to be downloaded, but once done you can often use them offline.

I want to….

… write an essay

AbiWord https://www.abisource.com/
OpenOffice https://www.openoffice.org/

… add references to my essay

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Free Software for Research and Teaching

caro : August 11, 2017 1:38 pm : learners

Software that is useful for educators, all free, all online. Most of these need to be downloaded, but once done you can often use them offline.

I want to….

… write an article

AbiWord https://www.abisource.com/
OpenOffice https://www.openoffice.org/

… add references to my article

more »

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Online Courses for FREE

caro : August 8, 2017 12:58 pm : learners

These courses are free but you are charged in you want to receive a certificate.

Coursera offers financial aid to students who want the official verification certificate and can’t afford it.

This is a fabulous help for curious students or those struggling with a course. Click the below links, chose your class, build your degree!

 

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Do you want to study Law? Free online courses.

caro : August 11, 2017 1:25 pm : learners

LIST OF COURSES FOR A DEGREE IN LAW

These courses have been cross-referenced against law degrees from top universities. If you want to study for free or supplement your knowledge, here are the courses you can follow online for free.

A Law Student’s Toolkit
Yale

English Common Law: Structure and Principles
University of London

An Introduction to American Law
University of Pennsylvania

International Law
Université catholique de Louvain

Introduction to International Criminal Law
Case Western Reserve University 

International Humanitarian Law
Université catholique de Louvain

International Investment Law 
Université catholique de Louvain

Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

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Do you want to study an MBA? Free online courses.

caro : August 11, 2017 1:19 pm : learners

LIST OF COURSES FOR AN MBA DEGREE

These courses have been cross-referenced against MBA degrees from top universities. If you want to study for free or supplement your knowledge, here are the courses you can follow online for free.

Finance for Non-Finance Professionals
Rice University

Financial Markets
Yale

Maths Essentials for MBA Success 
Imperial College London

International Business Environment
University of London

Accounting Essentials for MBA Success
Imperial College London 

Corporate Financial Policy
University of Michigan

Project Risk Assessment
University of Michigan 

 

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Do you want to study health? Free online courses.

caro : August 11, 2017 1:32 pm : learners

LIST OF COURSES to study health.
If you want to study for free or supplement your knowledge, here are the courses you can follow online for free.

Essentials of Global Health
Yale

Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Overview
University of Geneva

Global Health Diplomacy
State University of New York

Global Health Policy
University of Tokyo

International Women’s Health and Human Rights
Stanford University

Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics
University of Cape Town

Health in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
Emory University

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Our Teaching Tips

caro : August 1, 2017 9:41 am : learners

 

Click here for the teaching primer pack by Richard Adams.

Our lecturers have all been trained using this philosophy to best engage with students using the latest available research and technology. Please feel free to adopt, adapt and send us feedback.

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Where to find scholarships

caro : July 27, 2017 12:51 pm : learners

 

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Scholarships in China

With the improving relations between China and Africa and the development of China, more and more African students want to study in China. Many Chinese universities offer scholarships for African students who want to study in China to ease their financial pressure.

Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK

Scholarships in Italy
The Università Cattolica Africa Scholarship and is offered by the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) in Italy. The scholarship is part of its mission to foster relationships with developing countries developed the Africa Scholars Program for students, both citizens and residents, from the African continent. The UCSC Africa Scholarships program aims to enable students to study selected Masters degree programs taught in English at UCSC’s Milan, Piacenza and Cremona Campuses. Cattolica offers scholarship opportunities for 1-year English-taught specializing Masters as well.

Scholarships in Finland
If you’re interested in studying in Finland the link below provides information on scholarship opportunities in Finland for international students, as well as financial advice and the application process for university study at all levels.

Scholarships in Sweden
The Swedish Institute, a government agency, and several Swedish universities offer a range of scholarships each year for international students and researchers wishing to go to Sweden. There are also scholarship competitions and other scholarship opportunities provided by private institutions and foundations.

 

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Scholarships for Women from Africa

caro : August 18, 2017 12:36 pm : learners

With many education foundations and charities working to increase opportunities to higher education, there has been a rise in the number of scholarships available for African women

African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) provides scholarships for African women in sub-Saharan Africa working within agricultural science.

Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) Fellowship program is a fellowship that provides training for African women to become human rights lawyers within their home country. It places an emphasis on advancing gender equality in the African legal system.

Mwalimu Nyerere African Union Scholarship Scheme is specifically for female African students pursuing master’s or PhD programs in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and education science at an African university.

NYU Wagner Public Service Fellowships for African Women offer scholarships for African women wishing to pursue careers in public service within their home countries.

Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women is a joint initiative of King’s College London (UK) and the University of Nairobi to train African women in conflict, security and development.

Zawadi Africa Education Fund provides scholarships for African women to study in Uganda, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya or the US.

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Scholarships for African candidates

caro : July 27, 2017 1:36 pm : learners

International Scholarships for African students
A list of current opportunities including helpful links and advice.

The Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme is for Masters and PhD level African students with special circumstances. It caters for study across the globe.

Africa London Nagasaki (ALN) Fund provides graduate scholarships for African scientists to gain financial assistance for a master’s degree in subjects related to disease control in Africa. Successful scholarship candidates can study at London’s Institute of Tropical Medicine, the London School of the Hygiene and Tropical Medicine or Nagasaki University in Japan.

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are international scholarships for African students within the Commonwealth to study a Masters degree by distance learning from selected universities in the UK and worldwide.

Opportunities for Africans is a listof scholarships for study at all degree levels. It also has jobs listings.

The Beit Trust Scholarships provides international Masters degree and PhD scholarships for African students from Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe to study in the UK, Ireland or South Africa at a leading university.

Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarships offers international scholarships for students from developing countries (including African nations) to gain funding for university at home and abroad.

Women Techmakers Scholars Program is a scholarship programme for women from Africa (as well as Europe and the Middle East) to study computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field at any study level at a university in one of the aforementioned regions.

 

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