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Wednesday, August 05, 2015

13 free websites and apps you can use to educate yourself to avoid university tuition fees and costly living expenses

Bridie Pearson-Jones writes, "Thinking about studying at university can be a big decision and the prospect of three to four years of education is often outweighed by the burden of debt that comes along with it."
All you need is an Internet connection, an eagerness to learn, and you're off. 
Photo: The Independent

Whether you’re at university, or have no plans on going, there are a myriad of ways you can get an education for no cost at all. All you need is an Internet connection and an eagerness to learn.

There are thousands of massive online open courses (MOOCs) which are a great thing to look at when deciding whether or not to spend several more years studying after school.
A MOOC is a free, open, and online course – often from the world’s leading universities – which anyone can study. Call it the 21st Century equivalent to a library card, MOOCs allow learners to set their own pace and place of study.

So, if you’d like to learn further, but don’t want to commit to a university, here are 13 ways you can do so – free:
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Source: The Independent

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