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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Law in Action

Running since 1984, Law in Action is a BBC Radio 4 programme which discusses legal issues which arise from topical...

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Battle of Ideas

The Battle of Ideas is a two-day annual festival which encourages free-thinking and open-ended discussion about a number of current...

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Thinking Allowed

Thinking Allowed is a BBC Radio 4 programme presented by former Professor of Sociology Laurie Taylor, looking for half an...

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Yale Open Courses

Yale is one of the USA’s top universities, and they have a great selection of lectures and materials from their...

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Law in Focus

Interested in the legal issues surrounding current affairs? Hear Cambridge academics discuss the law behind topical debates such as EU immigration,...

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Villiers Park Extension Activities

The Villiers Park website has a fantastic selection of extension activities perfect for students studying at A Level. If you’ve...

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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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Royal Society lectures

The Royal Society is a collection of the world’s top scientists who host a range of public lectures, many of...

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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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MDG Visualisation

A great interactive visualisation from the NHME on how different countries are progressing towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). If...

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Public law for everyone

A great blog on public law written by Dr Mark Elliott from the Faculty of Law at Cambridge. Lots of...

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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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Fitzwilliam Essay Competitions

Fitzwilliam College in Cambridge runs annual essay competitions, usually for those studying in the lower sixth, to reward gifted students...

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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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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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Corpus Christi College essay competitions

Every year, Corpus Christi College in Cambridge runs a series of essay competitions for Year 12 students. Participants get the...

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