3 Great Apps for Distance Learning Students

Want to know what we think are great apps for students? Here's our list of 3 great free apps to help you with your studies.


Oxford English Dictionary

girl reading through the oxford english dictionary

English is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. So much of our study, entertainment, work and leisure is done in English. If you're not a native speaker, this may get a little tiring and an app that helps you figure out the correct words you need, their spelling and meaning are going to make your life much easier. If you are a native speaker, there's enough complexity and confusion in English to make you pause when you're trying to figure out if you need to use the word affect of effect in the sentence you're writing. Now imagine having the world's leading authority on English word meanings and spelling in the palm of the your hand making your assignment writing a breeze with the Oxford English Dictionary app.



TED Logo

Sometimes, when we are studying or working hard, our brain just needs a rest. Make the reset valuable and inspirational by taking a break and watching a fascinating talk on the TED app. With over 3000 videos, there is bound to be something in there that interests you and also relates to your subject. It may even help you focus back on your studies!


Simple Mind

woman similing with a mindmap above her head

Sometimes, you just need a tool to help you get your thoughts in order. Mind mapping app, Simple Mind, can help you do this. The free version of this app allows you to mind map on the go, so if you suddenly have a bright idea for your assignment while on the bus, get all that information down ready for when you're sitting at your desk, about to study! The premium version of the app is a one-time purchase and offers more functionality, but for those starting out, the free version will do just fine.


If you've got any great apps for studies, let us know and we'll add it to the list!




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