University of Reading Study Guides

The University of Reading have put together a number of handy study guides for its undergraduates. Although some of the...

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Discover Downing Alternative Prospectus

View Discover Downing's Alternative Prospectus

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The Greeks, the Romans, and Us

Have you considered Classics? The Cambridge Classics Faculty have launched a new website designed to provide insight into what current...

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Newnham Essay Prizes

Newnham College’s essay prizes are open exclusively to girls studying in Year 12/Lower Sixth and feature a £500 prize for...

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Science Friday

Described as “your trusted source for news and entertaining stories about science”, Science Friday hosts a range of weekly podcasts,...

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Current Archaeology

Magazines are a great tool for keeping up to date with recent research and findings in the subjects you’re interested...

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Royal Anthropological Institute on YouTube

Keen to explore what Anthropology and Archaeology are all about? You can’t do much better than watching these videos from...

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Discover Anthropology

What is anthropology? It’s not a subject which many will have studied at school or college, but it’s an incredibly...

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PhDCasts

‘So… what is it that you actually do?’ PhDCasts takes current Cambridge PhD students in the Arts, Humanities and Social...

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PopAnth

PopAnth looks to take the work of anthropologists around the world, who research and explore current and historic human societies,...

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Khan Academy

You can learn anything! Founded in 2006, Khan Academy delivers hundreds of micro-lectures on topics ranging from algebra to Buddhist...

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Bill Bryson Prize

If you’re good at explaining complex scientific topics to your friends, family or pets, then why not enter the Royal Society...

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CRASSH blog

CRASSH is the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, based in Cambridge. Their blog invites contributors...

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The Conversation

What happens when academics and journalists work together to produce a news website? No matter your interests, be in in...

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Gresham College lectures

Gresham College, founded in 1597, exists to disseminate knowledge by providing free public lectures. You can view past lectures on their...

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Hay Levels

The Hay Levels are a series of five minute videos from some of the world’s leading academics and teachers which...

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Day of Archaeology

Keen to find out what Archaeology is all about? The Day of Archaeology project brings together those studying or working...

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National Geographic

The go-to magazine for any budding geography student, National Geographic has been publishing amazing articles and photographs relating to geography,...

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FutureLearn

What would you like to learn? Whether it’s ecosystems, health, business, stem cells, climate change, programming, religion or quantum physics,...

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edX

EdX offers interactive online classes and MOOCs from lots of US and world universities. There are over 300 short courses...

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Coursera

MOOCs (or Massive Open Online Courses) have really taken off in popularity in recent years. Coursera partners with top universities...

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Cambridge on YouTube

YouTube is probably one of the easiest ways to explore your subject nowadays. The University of Cambridge’s account is great,...

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iTunes U

iTunes U is a dedicated section of Apple’s iTunes Store that houses an endless supply of educational audio and video files from...

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Festival of Ideas

The Cambridge Festival of Ideas is an annual celebration of the arts, humanities and social sciences. Hundreds of talks, performances, films...

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Peterhouse Essay Prizes

Peterhouse, one of the Colleges which makes up the University of Cambridge, organises essay competitions each year for students in...

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Aeon Magazine

Aeon is an online magazine which features oodles of essays and video documentaries on issues in science and society. It...

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TED talks

These definitely are ‘ideas worth spreading’. You’ll find a huge range of short (18 minutes or less) yet extraordinary scientific, cultural...

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Cambridge SMS

The Cambridge Streaming Media Service (SMS) is a huge online vault of recorded public lectures and other events which have...

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BBC iWonder

BBC iWonder features a range of interactive online guides which organise videos, audio files, infographics, activities and written sumaries to...

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In Our Time on Radio 4

BBC Radio 4’s ‘In Our Time’ has become a hugely popular discussion programme, attracting over two million listeners who want...

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