is an online learning library that can help you to learn software, education, business, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. is compatible with Mac, PC, and mobile devices.

Undergraduate and postgraduate students on UK-based programmes are entitled to a free subscription worth £250. This gives you:

  • unlimited access to 6,000+ courses
  • 30 new courses weekly.

How to log in to Lynda

To log in to, you'll just need your University username and password.

Log in to


If accessing via the website, select ‘sign in’, then ‘Sign in with your organisation portal’ and then enter ''.

A personal account with the default name 'University of Westminster member' is created when you first log in to

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Who is Lynda for? 

There is something for everyone on Lynda, including courses on study skills, productivity, employability, and most software packages. There are particular strengths in the following areas:

Success tips

To get the most out of Lynda try the following:

  • schedule time for regular learning.
  • bookmark videos for future reference.
  • learn in short bursts of 15 minutes.
  • set goals and reward yourself for staying on track.
  • listen on the go just like a podcast via the app.


Have a look at the following playlists to get started:

Download the Lynda app

To set up the Lynda app on your device, you'll need to:

  1. Download the app to your mobile device
  2. Open the app on your device
  3. Open the menu and select ‘Log in’
  4. Go to the ‘Organization tab’
  5. From the Web portal, type in ''
  6. Type in your university username and password into the University of Westminster log-in screen.

If you experience any problems accessing the app, try installing any updates or uninstalling and reinstalling it. You can watch Lynda courses online via the app or download courses to watch off-line.

Contact us

Tell us what you think of Lynda or ask for help by contacting us at [email protected].