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  • Udemy: The next generation

    In honor of Father’s Day weekend, we’re paying tribute to a bunch of Udemy dudes who’ve become Udemy dads in the past year (or are counting down the days) Whether welcoming a first child or adding a new brother or sister to the family, all are likely in various stages of sleep deprivation Please enjoy a dose...

  • Hidden gems for June

    This month brought us a bumper crop of decidedly different courses, and Caroline and DQ from the review team have handpicked a few notable newcomers Plenty to choose from if you like to party, play, and decompress The Complete MEGA JAM Hip Hop Class What we liked: In this excellently produced hip-hop dance...

  • Hidden gems for May

    Check out this new batch of quirky courses published in the Udemy marketplace this month DQ and Caroline from the quality team are back with their picks for these under-the-radar topics you shouldn’t miss How to Create an Abstract Painting with your Dog What we liked: Instructor Tatiana Ambrose takes a unique...

  • Celebrating “Best Places to Work” 2016

    2016 has been off to a big start for the Udemy team -- we surpassed 10 million students, acquired Talentbuddy, simplified our pricing, and launched a new course-taking experience, just to name a few We’ve been busy making major strides toward delivering the best possible learning and teaching experiences to help...

  • Unearth these hidden gems on Udemy

    Many people associate Udemy with courses on tech, business, and professional development, and it’s true those are popular categories, but they hardly represent the full breadth of courses you can find in our marketplace Spend some time digging through our library, and we guarantee you’ll come across some...

  • Teaching, learning, and sketching together

    We’ve written before about Udemy employees who’ve published courses on their own They help us better understand how instructors go through the process of course creation and how best to support students over the long haul while also having some fun sharing what they know Now, we have another Udemy insider getting...

  • Movin’ on up: Udemy settles into a new home

    Monday was moving day at Udemy, as we took up residence in a brand-new office Though we only went one block east of our last location, the contrast in how the new space looks, feels, and functions is light years away from our previous spot A few notable factoids: Udemy was in its last office for about 16...

  • Happy instructors = Music to our ears

    When we say the lunches rock at Udemy, we’re not just talking about the catering! Recently, we were treated to a lunchtime concert by rock and blues guitarist Jimmy Dillon, who teaches our Ultimate Acoustic Blues course Over the span of a long and successful career, Jimmy’s shared the stage with such music...

  • Udemy summer interns are here!

    Ah, summer… time to kick back, relax, and soak up the sun, right Well, for the current batch of Udemy interns, this is a season for learning about the workplace and soaking up knowledge We are so excited to have these bright, hungry minds in our office for the next ten weeks and look forward to their contributions...