Learning

Expand your knowledge on plant and fungal science from the world's best experts.

Drosera venusta, a plant at Kew

We are accepting bookings for school visits. 

School programmes

Inspire your children with a visit to our two botanic gardens.

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    Schools at Kew

    We are currently accepting bookings for school visits. 

    Kew is the perfect setting for an outdoor classroom. We offer visits for all educational organisations.

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    Schools at Wakehurst

    Wakehurst is the perfect place for curious minds and hands-on learning.

    Come and join us in the great outdoors.

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    Teaching resources

    Endeavour has everything teachers need to deliver inspiring lessons about plant science and the environment.

    It is packed with free, innovative, curriculum-aligned activities for pupils of all ages.

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    Teacher training

    Discover how you can use plants to bring the curriculum alive and engage pupils in learning new scientific knowledge and skills.

Study with Kew Science

Find out more about Kew's MSc course, PhD opportunities, training courses and internships.

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    MSc study

    Our MSc programmes offer an opportunity to study at Kew and gain access to our unrivalled scientific collections, laboratory facilities, partnerships, and landscapes.

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    PhD opportunities

    Over 80 PhD students carry out doctoral training and research at Kew, with access to our world-class scientific collections, facilities and expertise. 

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    Continuing Professional Development

    We run short courses aimed at equipping working professionals with specialised skills.

School of Horticulture

The School of Horticulture is a centre of excellence for horticultural and botanical education. Study for one of our world-renowned qualifications.

Other ways to learn at Kew

Whether you're after a one-day course, or part of a community project, we have something for you.

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    Short courses

    Looking to brush up a few skills or start something new? Take one of our courses in photography, art, horticultural or wellbeing. 

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    Talks and lectures

    Our experts are passionate about sharing knowledge. The Kew Mutual Improvement Society lecture series will update you on the latest discoveries. 

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    Community and access at Kew

    There are many accessible opportunities for groups and individuals to learn more about science, history, collections and horticulture.

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    Community and access at Wakehurst

    There are services available for people who face physical, sensory, psychological, or social barriers to visiting Wakehurst independently.