- Creative writing
- Cultural studies
- Next steps and continue your learning
Broaden your horizons with our wide variety of fascinating courses covering topics in History, Psychology, Counselling, Cultural Studies and Nutrition.
Our tutors are passionate about their subject, knowledgeable and have experience in teaching adults.
Choose from a short 2 hour lecture, right up to a full term's course.
Learn how you can add range, meaning and nuance to your words, as well as how to listen deeply to yourself, fellow actors and your audience. On our beginners course learners will also look at text and learn to 'taste' the sounds and understand the punctuation and meaning of the characters.
Learn basic counselling skills to use with family, friends or in the workplace. Our Counselling courses are also a great first step towards training as a counsellor.
Let your imagination run and learn how to turn your ideas into credible stories, and experience various genres and forms. Our courses will help you whether you are interested in learning about life writing, plotting and structure, science fiction or fantasy or bringing your characters to life on the page.
How do other countries celebrate Christmas? Why are gestures so important in Italian? And where did the legend of the Chinese dragon begin?
Learn the answer to these and many more questions with our series of one-off cultural lectures.
Lectures coming soon!
Explore aspects of Royal History, find out about life in Ancient Greece and Rome or take a historical tour around London. Our courses are a fantastic way to learn more about history in bite-sized chunks.
We offer lip reading courses for adults with hearing difficulties. Learn about lip shapes and tactics to help you manage difficult listening situations.
Do you want to know more about how to manage stress through diet? Or perhaps you're interested in understanding which foods can help you sleep better? Find out how to use optimum nutrition to improve your health with our nutrition courses.
Explore the workings of the mind with short courses designed to spark an interest in Psychology or join one of our longer courses to really get to grips with how we think.
Next steps to continue your learning
When you finish your course you may wish to explore other humanities and social science areas - take a look at the course options above.
There are also many other courses from Surrey Adult Learning that may be of interest.
There are other providers you can contact to help build your knowledge and skills too.