COURSES / WORKSHOPS / EVENTS
Crime Club is a community education organisation founded in 2016 to offer free criminology courses.
We reject the fossilised mechanisms of the formal education system, instead offering intellectually challenging material in a fun, playful, cooperative and non-hierarchical manner. As a result we attract a significant number of students who have either ‘dropped out’ of formal education or who feel that their needs are not being fully met within their existing schools, colleges or universities. Crime Club therefore exists for some as a supplement and for others as an alternative to formal schooling.
Crime Club is registered as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO)* and is regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). If you are able, please consider supporting us with a donation - it's thanks to people like you that we can continue to run our free courses, workshops and events.
If you have any queries then please drop us a line via
Click here for further information on our organisational structure and to download minutes of meetings, our constitution and other relevant documents.
*Scottish charity number: SC047380
Crime Club is a non-profit organisation. That is to say that we have no shareholders, investments or any involvement in any of the myriad financial schemes which for-profit outfits engage in. We are 100% devoted to education, with every penny we make going towards our direct running costs.
We oppose hierarchies and make every effort to minimise all structural forms of inequality. To this end we have a small board of trustees who are responsible for the running of the charity, the majority of whom have been, or are currently, students on one or more of our courses. Decisions are made by consensus, ensuring that we are driven by cooperation and compromise rather than edicts and authority.
Our funding comes from three main sources, namely public donations, fundraising campaigns and charitable grants.
We are registered as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). On the left you will find all relevant information regarding our structure, purposes, trustees, decision-making processes and so on. If you would like to request information that you don't see here please drop us an email at and we'll be happy to help.
"WE BOTH REALLY ENJOYED LAST NIGHT. BIG FAN OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND GENERAL VIBE THAT WAS CREATED. THANKS AGAIN."
"I NEED THIS COURSE TO GET THROUGH UNI."
"CRIME CLUB FEELS LIKE ONE BIG FAMILY."
"WOKE UP IN A PANIC WITH MEGAN SITTING ON MY CHEST SAYING SHE WAS TRYING TO 'BURKE' ME.
WTF ARE YOU TEACHING PEOPLE?!"
"A VERY COOL LEARNING EXPERIENCE. EVERYONE SHOULD DO AT LEAST ONE COURSE."
"CRIME CLUB IS ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT. IT'S PRESENTED IN A NO-PRESSURE, NO-HIERARCHY WAY AND YOU CAN LEARN AT YOUR OWN LEISURE. I ALWAYS CAME OUT OF THOSE CLASSES HAVING LEARNED LOADS, AND HAVE STILL RETAINED THE INFORMATION EVEN NOW! I'M STILL IN TOUCH WITH THE MAJORITY OF PEOPLE AND WE HANG OUT ON THE REGULAR, SO IT'S A DOSS SOCIAL OP TOO!"
All courses and workshops are free but booking is essential - we do not accept walk-ins on the night.
Please only book if you intend to commit to the full course.
Bookings for each course will normally open one month prior to the start date.
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