LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content is a premier video training site, with thousands of online courses taught by industry experts in technology, software, creative, and business skills. It is designed for all learner levels and is available whenever you’re ready to learn.

AUSU provides all members with FREE access to LinkedIn Learning! Just sign up using your @athabasca.edu email address for your free account.

AU students can benefit from training in Microsoft Office and many other software programs used for AU courses. You can also access training in Business Skills, Career Development, Marketing, Programming, Photography, Graphic Design, Time Management, and much more.


What does this mean for you?

  • Free access to industry-leading training videos and content from Lynda.com
  • A highly personalized learning experience
  • Insight-based recommendations to make your learning relevant and applicable
  • Learn wherever you are, either on the mobile app or on a browser through LinkedIn
  • Tie LinkedIn Learning courses to your goals and career plans
  • Simple direct sign-on with your @athabasca.edu email address
  • Connect your acquired skills and courses to your LinkedIn profile


Who is eligible for LinkedIn Learning?

To get free access to LinkedIn Learning through AUSU, you must be a current member of AUSU. Membership is included with all AU undergraduate courses taken for credit. Membership begins on your course start date and ends when your final grade is posted or your contract date arrives, whichever comes first.

How do you access LinkedIn Learning?

Go to LinkedIn Learning to sign up. You will need to use your Athabasca University email address (@athabasca.edu) to get free access to LinkedIn Learning. If you do not already have your AU email address set up, find out how to do this online here.

If you have already signed up for your free LinkedIn Learning account, log in to LinkedIn Learning here.

You can also use LinkedIn Learning through the Mobile App!


Need Help?

For help with any content within LinkedIn Learning, contact LinkedIn Learning Support. (Scroll to the bottom to access live chat, request a phone call, or submit a ticket).

For questions about access to LinkedIn Learning, use our Contact Form. Remember, you must be in an active undergraduate AU course and sign up using your Athabasca University email address to get free access to LinkedIn Learning from AUSU.

If you do not yet have your Athabasca University email address set up, you can find information about how to set it up online here. Athabasca University provides all AU students with a Free Office 365 account including an @athabasca.edu email address. You will need to use this email address to sign up for free LinkedIn Learning through AUSU.

If you already have a LinkedIn account, you can still set up your free LinkedIn Learning account through AUSU using your @athabasca.edu email address. Once you have set up your free LinkedIn Learning account from AUSU, you can link it to your existing LinkedIn profile. Find more information about this online here.

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