This section gives you information about signing up to our wide range of courses for University staff. 

To find a course, go to the course listings page and follow the sign-up instructions on the individual course pages. Courses are also listed by topic. For all enquiries please contact Learning Services.

To access the course booking system and to manage your booking please click here.

Oxford Learning Institute programmes 

Application processes is now open for programmes in the academic year 2019-2020

To apply please visit the course links below

Our courses

We offer courses in a range of areas, including:

Learning and Teaching | Leadership and Management | Personnel | Researchers and research support | Personal development | New staff | Interpersonal and written communication

Course formats

Our courses are offered either:

  • face-to-face;
  • online; or
  • blended (a mixture of face-to-face and online)

The format of our courses is included in the A-Z listings

Many online courses are hosted on, an online service offering a range of learning opportunities.


Courses are free for all university and college staff.

Compulsory courses

Almost all courses are optional.

However, the Recruitment and Selection course is compulsory for anyone chairing a selection panel, and we recommend it to anyone organising recruitment or taking part in selection.

College staff involved in undergraduate admissions are usually required to take the course in undergraduate admissions interviewing.