Talking Politics

Corbyn! Trump! Brexit! Politics has never been more unpredictable, more alarming or more interesting. TALKING POLITICS is the podcast that...

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Age of Revolutions Blog

The word “revolution” is a human tool. At any point in time, its meaning has shifted to accommodate those wielding it. The...

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Houses of History

Explore the story of Parliament through one thousand years of British history- Houses of History explores 50 key British historical...

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Crash Course

Crash Course provides 10 minute YouTube video series on a huge range of topics, building up from an introductory level...

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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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TES Teaching Resources

The Times Education Supplement (TES) is a great forum for discussion on all things related to education. Aside from articles...

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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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Big Picture

Big Picture is an online magazine with loads of fantastic articles, activities, images, games, videos and more, all aimed at...

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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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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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History of Parliament

The History of Parliament website allows students to explore by period and theme the history of British politics. There’s a fantastic schools...

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Social Science Bites

Their own website explains it best: “hear leading social scientists present their perspectives on how our social world is created,...

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Viva Voce podcasts

Interested in hearing about current research in the humanities and social sciences? Viva Voce asks current and former PhD students...

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ELECTION politics podcast

ELECTION is a weekly politics-themed podcast from the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge. Each week, Professor David Runciman...

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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 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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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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Parliament TV

Want an insight into how the British political system works? Parliament TV offers live and archived coverage of all public parliament...

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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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CRIAViews

CRIAViews is a blog which aims to engage audiences with articles on international affairs. Many of the authors are academics...

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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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Politics In Spires

Politics in Spires (see what they did there?) is a joint blog between researchers at Oxford and Cambridge who are...

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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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