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Our top 5 LinkedIn learning courses

By HWResLife 29 Apr 2021

Did you know, that as a student of Heriot-Watt, you have access to LinkedIn Learning?

Find the link on your myHWU homepage and browse the hundreds of courses available. Not just academic skills, but useful for all areas of your life.

We have listed our top 5 LinkedIn courses here:

  1. Embracing Unexpected Change
    In this short 15 minute video, Dr Todd Dewett explains how you can harness the power of change for your benefit and the benefit of those around you. Learn how to put change in the proper context, create the right perspective, and ultimately become more resilient.
  2. Succeeding in University: Effective Skills to Navigate University Learning  
    This series of courses covers 5 skills to make the most of your time at university - Time Management is key to Self Management, Critical Thinking, Academic Writing, Communication Accounts for 85% of Success and Presenting your Work.
  3. De-stress: Meditation and Movement for Stress Management: Out of your mind
    Instructors from Desk Yogi lead you through grounding techniques to clear your mind while you’re seated at your desk. Practice the ancient art of Qi Gong, discover how to centre yourself with your breath, and relieve pain and fatigue with stretching and massage.
  4. Communicating Across Cultures -Overcoming cultural bias
    Heriot-Watt University welcomes students from across the globe. Learn how to adapt your communication style, overcome hidden bias, and build rapport with fellow students from around the world.
  5.  Improve Your Microsoft Excel Skills
    Increase the number of skills you have and improve your spreadsheet expertise by expanding your use of the versatile features in Microsoft Excel. Learn how to work smarter with this essential business tool. Master working with formulas, charts, PivotTables, and more. This is a series of 4 courses:

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