FAQs

General Course FAQS

How do I attend a course via Zoom?

First you need to enrol on a course. In the Autumn 2020 term, all of our courses will be held online via the Zoom application, which we use to deliver all our online courses. Zoom is easy-to-use and can be accessed through a PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet.

Please follow this link to download Zoom onto your device. It would be beneficial to take some time to familiarise yourself with the app. This link provides guidance on the app and how to join a classroom.

How do I register for the course?

Online or by calling 020 7034 4000 (while our building is closed, the temporary number is 020 3287 1443). If you register online, you will receive a confirmation email with your day of attendance. If you register by any means other than online, you will receive a receipt confirming your registration.

For online courses, you will receive an email with your Zoom log-in details a few days before the start of your course.

Introductory Practical Philosophy FAQs

How is the course run?

A tutor presents material, and leads a discussion based on what arises. Being practical rather than academic, the emphasis is on personal knowledge. Students are encouraged neither to accept nor reject the ideas put forward, but to test them in practice for themselves, in the light of their own experience. In this way, for those who wish, the whole week between sessions can become a learning opportunity.

As the course continues, the most vivid and valuable part of the evening meetings is often sharing what has been seen in daily life between individual sessions.

Do I need any previous qualifications?

No. The course is intended for everyone, regardless of education, occupation, race, political or religious belief.

What does ‘Practical Philosophy’ mean?

The course is practical in the sense that it is designed to be of direct use in our everyday lives. The intention is to stimulate enquiry and through this expand the way we look at the world and ourselves.

Introductory Economics with Justice FAQs

How is the course run?

A tutor presents material, and leads a discussion based on what arises. Being practical rather than academic, the emphasis is on personal knowledge. Students are encouraged neither to accept nor reject the ideas put forward, but to test them in practice for themselves, in the light of their own experience. In this way, for those who wish, the whole week between sessions can become a learning opportunity.

As the course continues, the most vivid and valuable part of the evening meetings is often sharing what has been seen in daily life between individual sessions.

Do I need any previous qualifications?
No. The course is intended for everyone, regardless of education, occupation, race, political or religious belief.

What do I need to bring with me?
Just an open and enquiring mind, and an interest in the subject matter. Every two weeks a handout of the material will be emailed to you.