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  • Udemy Recognized by Fortune Magazine as a Company Changing the World

    We are thrilled to be included in Fortune Magazine’s prestigious “2020 Change the World” list For inclusion in the annual list, Fortune measures social impact, business results, innovation, and corporate integration, and honors the top 50 companies making a positive social impact through activities that are...

  • THE UPSKILLING IMPERATIVE

    The past six months have spotlighted how rapidly the world and business landscape can change, placing even more imperative on individuals and businesses to learn new skills to sustain growth, and unfortunately for many businesses, to stay afloat The Imperative To Continuously Learn First as a high school...

  • Udemy In Depth: The Portrait of a Pandemic at Work

    Employees accustomed to working in an office with co-workers, socializing in and out of working hours, and taking business trips, continue to be isolated at home and connecting online only Others are being furloughed or laid-off as companies make difficult decisions to keep afloat Adding to this, employee concerns...

  • Announcing Udemy Notes

    Remember those spiral notebooks you accumulated all through your years of school Or those thick binders stuffed with loose-leaf paper and covered in notes Maybe you’re in school today and notes fill folders and files on your laptop Turns out, all of those notes serve a very specific purpose in our lives Many...

  • Online Learning Steps-up: What the World is Learning (from Home)

    Whether it is working remotely, looking for another job, schools being closed, or missing our friends and loved ones; shelter in place and social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic have forced us to adjust to a new way of life At Udemy, we are witnessing the resolve of people across the globe as they turn to our...

  • Udemy and the Changing World of Remote Working, Teaching, and Learning

    If we don’t change, then we don’t grow Unfortunately, change has been thrust upon us as a global pandemic makes its way from country to country, from one community to another In our own small way, our global team is adapting to this change by working to meet the needs of students, experts, and businesses who...

  • Introducing the Udemy Free Resource Center

    Udemy Community, In these times of challenge and change, Udemy’s mission to improve lives through learning is more vital than ever We remain committed to providing people around the world affordable access to the skills needed to meet the demands of our changing world Since Udemy’s founding over a decade...

  • Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020

    “I like to learn That's an art and a science” Katherine Johnson Equal rights for women has come a long way since the first International Women’s Day on March 8, 1908 First-wave feminism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries tackled discrimination on the basis of sex in many locations, on many...

  • Meet Udemy’s 2019 Interns!

    This article was written by summer intern Irene Suarez From ping pong tournaments to Friday lunch outings, we interns made the most of our time here at Udemy With a total of twenty interns from all over the world, we learned and grew in personal and professional ways throughout the internship program, while...

  • 5 Lesser Known Instruments to Learn on Uncommon Musical Instrument Day

    Today (July 31) marks Uncommon Musical Instrument Day, a special day to appreciate the weird, bizarre, and truly extraordinary instruments of the world—from the water-powered hydrolauphone to the touchless theremin If you’ve ever imagined yourself blowing a didgeridoo on an Australian beach, today is a great...

  • Instructor Spotlight: Alexandra Cote

    From teaching English classes to elementary school kids to creating an interactive learning experience for over 25,000 students, Alexandra Cote never fails to find unique ways to develop her own skills and educate others She aims to become an influencer in order to spread her knowledge and motivate the online...

  • Student Story: Fernando Alvarado-Sandoval

    Fernando Alvarado-Sandoval lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and two kids Although he's currently a technical support specialist, Fernando is using Udemy to brush up on his graphic design skills in pursuit of a more creative career Between raising a family and working full-time, Fernando...