STEP Support Programme

STEP Support Programme – free online resources for university mathematics applicants STEP is an additional mathematics examination, taken at the...

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Underground Mathematics

Underground Mathematics is a new project launched by the Cambridge University Mathematics Faculty in collaboration with the Department of Education....

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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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HE+

The HE+ website hosts subject resources written by Cambridge academics and is designed for self-study. This is an absolutely brilliant resource...

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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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Bang! Science Magazine

Bang! is a “graphically gorgeous science magazine” produced by students at Oxford. It aims to bring topical scientific research from the confines...

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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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Ri Channel

You might know about the Royal Institution from its really popular Christmas lectures shown on the TV every year, but...

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James Dyson Foundation

The James Dyson Foundation is all about showcasing what Engineering has to offer for students keen on STEM subjects. Try...

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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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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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HE+

The HE+ project website from Cambridge contains resources such as extra reading material, links to external websites, exercises to try...

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Hay Festival talks from Cambridge

The Hay Festival is a celebration of literature and the arts, and Cambridge often brings along its own academic to...

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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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Isaac Physics

Isaac offers a series of online problem-solving activities for students transitioning from GCSEs up to those heading off to university....

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MIT Technology Review

The mission of the MIT Technology Review is to “equip its audiences with the intelligence to understand a world shaped...

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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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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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I Want To Study Engineering

iWantToStudyEngineering is a collection of over 200 problems for students interested in studying Engineering at university. Perfect preparation for any...

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The Naked Scientists

Don’t fear the name! The Naked Scientists describe themselves as a group of researchers from Cambridge who write articles, create...

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New Scientist

New Scientist seems to be the go-to magazine for any budding Scientist. First published in 1956 and published weekly, it...

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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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engNRICH

Part of the ‘Advanced STEM’ section of the NRICH website which provides “stimulating and relevant resources to explore the ways...

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