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What are we going to do together? It’s about feeding your mind… we want you to explore our YRD like it is your own. Join the conversation. Join the community!

Do you want to thrive in life? Earn what you like when you like? Be who you want to be? Work where you want to, how you want to? Well sign up for some of your favourite session subjects, build your skills and get ahead, open a new door.

Your Life

You need skills to play the game of life well. We’ll bring you the very best of sport, music and digital for life and learning and you select the perfect mix for you.

Your Journey

Your journey is the key to your life… it makes you who you are and shapes your future. It’s time to open a new door. Try a few here and see which direction works best for you.

Your World

You can access some of the hottest celebrities, thought leaders, sports people and influencers on the planet. Get comfy…

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HAVE YOU JUST RECEIVED YOUR EXAM RESULTS? YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT TO DO NEXT, YOU WANT TO GET MORE SKILLS FOR A HIGHER PAID JOB, BUILD A BUSINESS? WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU.

SEE OUR COURSES FOR WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH YOUR RESULTS, HOW TO GET A JOB? APPLYING FOR THAT DREAM JOB, SETTING UP A BUSINESS… SEE BELOW

Make Money on Social Media

Stop that aimless late-night scrolling and learn how to make some actual cash from your social media accounts! In this interactive workshop Jessica Bruno shares her proven ways to make some cash using Social Media.

Dream Big and Think Big Using Vision Boards

Write it, See it, Do it! You can use your imagination to create what you want in your life and we show you how… In this workshop Tendai will show you techniques to practice and how to create the ultimate vision board!

Delving into Rap tracks & artists to inspire your own raps.

Explore beat, rhythm, writing techniques, how to find inspiration and turn it into a rap. Take part in group writing, cypher, freestyle and rap battles. Find your flow and tell your own story.

This month we are focusing on PERFORMANCE, and we’ll have an opportunity for some of you to share your work in an online showcase.

Explore writing techniques, inspire your creativity and tell your story through creative writing and poetry with published poet and writer, MC and teacher MC Angel. Whether you’ve taken part in MC Angel’s poetry sessions before, or this is your first time, you are welcome – we will explore new ideas and techniques in a new intensive way!

This month we are focusing on PERFORMANCE, and we’ll have an opportunity for some of you to share your work in an online showcase.

Get your dream job

Get your online and offline CV looking amazing and get your dream job. We give you the top tips, tricks and tools…

digilearning - digital skills

You have always dreamed of making it big. We tell you what it takes and how to do it. Create the perfect business.

TRY SOMETHING NEW. OPEN A DOOR. SIGN UP.

Select your perfect mix from our skills sessions and workshops below. It takes one moment to make a difference to your life.

In these workshops professional singer Zola will take you through some awesome ways to improve your singing technique while simultaneously encouraging you to speak up for everything you believe in! There are no holds barred and we are here to enjoy, relax and release.

This month is all about showing off your best work! Zola will be listening to the pieces you’ve written and helping you maximise your performance. We may still be online, but your time to shine is still coming!’

The healing power of music:

Improve and explore your singing voice with professional singer Alessia. From warm ups which you can practice at home, through vocal range, to delivery of your own songs.

This month we are focusing on PERFORMANCE, and we’ll have an opportunity for some of you to share your work in an online showcase.

Podcast Workshops

In these weekly online workshops you will learn how to make your voice heard by setting up your own podcast.

Setting Goals

Do you have goals? If you don’t you should and you will if you attend our workshop. Having goals is like having a map. You know where you are heading, and this gives you zest, motivation, more energy and a reason to get up in the morning. 

Pitch Perfect

Pitching your business idea can be tough. Creating the “perfect” pitch deck can be even more tough. But we’ve got you’ve covered in this free workshop! Learn about the do’s and don’ts for a concise pitch, overall best practices, and how to create engaging slides that will interest any audience and help reinforce your pitch presentation!

Social Media

Let’s start with one simple fact: your business needs a social media presence. If you are thinking of starting a business you need to know which social platforms to use and we can tell you all that in this hour workshop!

Smart Phone Filming

Whether you’re into storytelling, art, journalism, or vlogging, in this course we will discover the power of film to creatively communicate ideas and explore the world around you.

Working as a small group, and as individuals, we will use improvisation techniques to create a story, uncover and sketch out characters. We will play with methods for effective characterisation breathing life into these characters making them feel like real people that we can relate to.

Learning digital marketing

OUR BRANDS USE DIGITAL MARKETING TO BE HEARD AND BE THE BEST. WE SHOW YOU HOW THEY DO IT.

Your digital reputation

Today, people make their first impressions online. This means that what the Internet says about you can help you or hurt you, depending on what people find when they search for your name. In this session you will learn six great tips on how to manage your digital reputation.

LAST CHANCE TO ATTEND THESE GREAT SESSIONS...

It takes that one moment, to make a difference to your life.

Hulya Erdal - Mind, body and soul

COPY CAT… LEARN HOW TO COOK THE BEST NANDO’S, KENTUCKY, MC D’S LIKE A PRO AND FEED YOU MIND WITH OUT THE RUBBISH. #FOODHACKS

Simone Cohen

SIMONE HAS LIVED EXPERIENCE, SHE NOWS HOW TO ENSURE YOU TAP INTO YOUR SUPER POWERS

Digilearning - digital skills

NEVER WANT TO REMEMBER A PASSWORD AGAIN? DO YOU WANT TO KEEP YOUR PRIVACY AND REPUTATION SAFE ONLINE?

TikTok Digilearning

GETTING YOUR DREAM JOB, BUILD A BUSINESS. BUILD YOUR OWN PROFILE AND OWN IT IN LIFE.

GONE... BUT MORE TO COME SO WATCH THIS SPACE

More courses will be added again soon!

Leadership

Learn what makes you a good leader and how to nurture your own skills to prepare you to take on real-life opportunities and challenges.

Wellbeing Course

Join our weekly Wellbeing Workshops to explore how to look after your own emotional health and wellbeing.

Media Action Workshop

Join this weekly interactive course to explore your passions and create meaningful social action projects tackling issues that are important to you, your community and your world.

Lyrics, Spoken Word & Mcing

If you enjoy writing lyrics, spoken word and maybe some MC’ing these workshops can help you to learn to express yourself, develop your style, ability, content and confidence.

Yuaf - skills for young people

BANKSY EARNS MILLIONS. LEARN ABOUT VISUAL ARTS

MUSIC SKILLS

DAVE STARTED SOMEWHERE. WRITING SKILLS FOR RAPS, POETRY AND MORE

skills for young people

“HOPE IS A POWERFUL WEAPON” WROTE NELSON MANDELA

LYRIC writing with Rio Ferdinands charity

DAVE SANTAN, STORMZY AND LADY LESHURR ALL STARTED SOMEWHERE. WRITING SKILLS FOR RAPS, POETRY AND MORE

VISITING OUR YRD

WE HAVE FOUND YOU THE VERY BEST… THEY HAVE SOME SKILLS TO SHARE WITH YOU.

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Gordon Mac

Mi-Soul

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Luke Gale

Luke Gale

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Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand

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Kanya King

MOBO AWARDS

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Shaa Wasmund

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Ellie Edwards Scott

Advisory Collective Agency

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Jenny Scott

Mothers Meetings

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Remy Joel

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OPPORTUNITIES... OPEN THE DOOR

We will bring you the very best opportunities out there from jobs to apprenticeships and everything in between.

Jobs and apprenticeships

WORKING TOGETHER

The Young Urban Arts Foundation, Digilearning Foundation, the Rio Ferdinand Foundation and partners are working together to create a movement, taking skills to the streets and the streets to corporations.

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