Move Over Colleges: 5 Resources Online To Learn A New Skill For Free

With summer fast approaching, this is the perfect time to pick up a new skill. You can spend time and money or enroll for a course in the city,  or you can do it for free online. Here are our picks for the best resources online to finally learn rocking those guitar solos at.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy was started by Salman Khan {not that one}, a Bangladeshi-American educator with a simple aim to redefine education and make it more accessible to everyone across the world. From coding to photography to graphic design, Khan Academy has interactive tutorial videos for almost everything academic for free.

Check out their website here.


Duolingo is an app that should be on your phone right about now if you’re looking to learn a new language. Probably the first free language learning tool that actually helps you, Duolingo works because of its interactive approach to language and unique ways it teaches it to you.

Check out the website here, or download the app on your respective app store.

BBC GoodFood

While you may already know about this, the size of their recipes collection needs a mention here. Whether you want to whip up that perfect dessert for the dinner party or just want to experiment with cooking in solace, this one won’t disappoint. The best part? It’s all free!

Check out their website here.

Let’s Make Robots

Let’s make robots is a platform for budding robot-makers across the world to share their designs and learn from what other people are making. If tinkering with gadgets and robots are things that even remotely facinate you, you won’t hate this one at all.

Check out their website here.