Is FutureLearn Down?

FutureLearn status is operational


FutureLearn problems reported by users

This chart provides user-reported problems for FutureLearn in the last 12 hours. It's a collection of user reports from different sources.

Latest FutureLearn Official Outages

We continuously monitor the official FutureLearn status page for updates on any ongoing outages. Check the stats for the latest 30 days and a list of the last FutureLearn outages.

0 Outages in the last 7 days
0 Outages in the last 30 days
175 Days since last incident

Minor Resolved · started 6 months ago

Degraded performance of FutureLearn site

We are currently experiencing some problems with FutureLearn and are investigating the cause. This may mean you find it difficult to sign in or the site may load slowly for you, or fail to load. Our technical team are working on the problem right now and we hope to be back to normal soon.

Minor Resolved · started 7 months ago

Video outage 23.08.2022

We have an ongoing issue with video playback across several browsers which is currently being investigated, and which we hope to have resolved shortly. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused, and please check back here for updates on this issue. Transcripts should be available for most videos on your course, please look in the 'downloads' section at the bottom of the step to view the transcript.

Minor Resolved · started almost 2 years ago

Large portion of the FutureLearn site was unavailable

For a period of 5 minutes, a large portion of the FutureLearn site was unavailable. This issue has been resolved

Minor Resolved · started almost 2 years ago

Some pages unavailable

Some pages including sign-in are currently unavailable to some users. Our software engineers are aware of the problem and are currently investigating the issue. We hope to be back to normal soon. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Minor Resolved · started about 2 years ago

Malicious attack continuing to cause instability of site

We are experiencing a renewed automated attack on our website, and are working to mitigate it. While we do so, you may see a brief "checking your browser" message when accessing

Minor Resolved · started about 2 years ago

Malicious attack causing stability of site

At 06:47 (UTC) we were alerted to a huge amount of traffic being flooded to the site. This appears to be malicious traffic sent in an extremely high volume. We have taken steps to protect against the stability of the site.

Minor Resolved · started over 2 years ago

Videos not loading

Videos are not loading across the site. We are investigating the cause of the issue.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is FutureLearn down right now? What is FutureLearn current status?
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Was FutureLearn down today?
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