LinkedIn Learning for students

Enhance your CV and stand out from the crowd by accessing over 13,000 professional courses, all developed by industry experts.

In response to student feedback for training to enhance your digital and other employability skills we are pleased to offer all students free unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning worth £250.

The latest Student Digital Experience Insight Survey revealed that 46% of students who took the survey use online videos and resources to help with their learning. This free online resource can help you broaden your knowledge and enhance your academic, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos.

You have access to over 13,000 professional courses, all developed by industry experts. This is a great way to enhance your CV and stand out from the crowd when you are looking for work and work experience.

  • Improve employability skills.
  • Earn certificates of course completion.
  • Download content to watch offline using the app on your mobile device.

You can sign into LinkedIn Learning with your City email address and read the Trust and Privacy Guide for more information about your privacy when using LinkedIn Learning.

Should I connect with my LinkedIn Profile?

When first logging in, LinkedIn Learning offers you the opportunity to link your profile to your personal LinkedIn account.

Benefits of connecting your account include:

  • relevant courses appearing in your feed
  • personalised learning based on your profile and others in your industry
  • easy access to LinkedIn Learning from
  • and Q&A and social learning functionality whilst watching videos.

If you choose not to connect to your personal LinkedIn Profile, LinkedIn Learning will not ask you to again, but you can go into settings at a later date to link to your account if you wish to.

How do I use LinkedIn learning?

You can choose to learn something by following a full course or “playlist” or you can simply select specific content to learn.

With the app, you can download content and learn on the go. Courses often come with extra resources in order to help you continue your learning.

Tutorials are subtitled and include exercise files. On-screen controls mean you decide the pace of your learning. LinkedIn learning app available on iPhone and Android.

Can LinkedIn learning be used by graduates?

No, unfortunately you will lose access to LinkedIn learning once the university systems have been updated to show you are a graduate. However, if you connect your LinkedIn profile before you graduate you can keep a record of any courses completed and choose to display these on your LinkedIn profile.