Community Learning

Community Learning

Exeter College is committed to providing accessible and supportive learning environments to the wider community,
helping all adults to engage and connect with educational opportunities which can enrich and transform lives.

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Urban Learning Academy

Exeter College is working in partnership with CoLab Exeter, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council to provide the Urban Learning Academy – community-based adult learning to empower and transform the lives of people who find it hardest to connect and engage.

Urban Learning Academy programmes are based in community locations, delivered by community learning specialists and cover the following themes:

  • Wellbeing
  • Digital
  • Creativity
  • Employability
  • Life skills

To find out more and find out about what is happening near you, visit the Urban Learning Academy website or email


Multiply offers easy access to free numeracy courses and initiatives that can help you brush up on your Maths skills and help you become more confident with numbers. You will be able to learn at a pace that suits you.

Whether you are new to Maths or simply want to brush up on existing skills, Exeter College, in partnership with the Urban Learning Academy, is offering a whole host of free courses, workshops and events. Multiply is a government initiative aimed at increasing the levels of functional numeracy in the adult population across the UK. If you are aged 19+ and do not already have a GCSE at grade C (or equivalent) in Maths, Multiply is available to you.

It includes:

  • Pop Up Maths events
  • Maths for life (budgeting, managing bills etc)
  • Pre-GCSE Maths (6 x weeks)
  • Design and Craft with Numbers

Visit our Exeter College Community Learning Facebook page to find out which community location we are visiting next. 

Leisure courses

Discover a new hobby, spark creativity or learn new skills with a day or evening adult leisure course with Exeter College Community Learning. Join us to unwind and dedicate time doing something that makes you feel happy.

Make art, write short stories, craft clay pots, learn a language, play guitar, create silver jewellery or relax with yoga – what will you choose? Why not give the gift of learning with an Exeter College Gift Voucher? Read more about this.

Visit our Exeter College Community Learning Facebook page for more information or click below for our courses which can now be paid for online.

Our Leisure Courses are popular and we advise booking early to avoid disappointment. While we don’t run a wait list for sold out Leisure Courses we recommend checking online bookings in case of any course openings.