Your subject

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) provides subject-specific support for enhancing the student learning experience through its nation-wide network of 24 Subject Centres and one ‘HEALTH Network Group’.

The centres are located in higher education institutions and each engages in a wide variety of activities to support academics, departments and institutions.

Teaching resources and general links for all subjects


  • Through Jorum, you can find and share learning and teaching resources, shared by the UK Further and Higher Education community.

The Teaching Professor

  • An acclaimed newsletter devoted to the art and science of better teaching.  It has information and inspiration for over 10,000 educators at universities and colleges worldwide.

The Higher Education Academy

Tomorrow’s Professor

  • A fantastic Learning and Teaching resource featuring articles and information on a very wide range of topics.  You can either view articles using the link above or you can subscribe to the service.

The BBC website

  • Lots of useful information and current news articles on a wide range of subjects.

Apple iTunesU

  • iTunesU is an easy way to design and distribute complete courses featuring audio, video, books, and other content.  These can then be viewed via an app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.

YouTube Education

  • YouTube education brings learners and educators together in a global video classroom.  There’s access to a broad set of educational videos that range from academic lectures to inspirational speeches.

Harvard University videos

  • A range of video lectures from Harvard University.


  • You can browse web resources by subject and access the Virtual Training Suite.  Please note that the Intute website closed in July 2011 and is no longer being updated.  However, you can still freely access the tutorial information.



Archaeology and Classics

Area Studies

Art and Design

Biological Sciences

Built Environment

Business and Management

Cinematics and Photography


Dance, Drama and Music





Finance and Accounting

Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

The HE Academy and Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (GEES).

Google Earth.

Living Books About Life - A series of 21 ‘living books’ available as online eBooks as part of a pioneering initiative designed to provide a bridge between the humanities and the sciences.


Health-related studies.

The ALPS website (for teaching as it is multi-professional).


The HEA Academy and History.

WEMSK – What Every Medievalist Should Know

  • Intended for the beginning to semi-advanced graduate student, this website serves to orientate students to various subject areas within medieval studies.  Contains information about a range of topics, and is an indispensable guide for any student of medieval studies.

The ORB – Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

  • Primary and secondary-source material, for classroom use, including an Encyclopedia with entries covering a broad geographical and chronological range.  Also contains links of interest to non-specialists.

The Labyrinth

  • Labyrinth medieval studies website, organized by Georgetown University.  Information about a range of medieval topics, with links to primary and secondary texts, visual sources (art, architectural, archaeological, maps), audio material, glossaries, bibliographies, organisations and discussion lists.

International Medieval Bibliography as part of

  • Contains the leading interdisciplinary bibliography of the Middle Ages, with over 300,000 records of publications dating from 1967 to the present.  For further details refer to the University of Leeds site.

Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism

Islamic Studies







Maths, Statistics and Operational Research

Media Communications

Medicine and Dentistry


Philosophical and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences



Social Work and Social Policy


Veterinary Medicine


The Intute Virtual Training Suite hosts a set of free Internet tutorials to help you develop Internet research skills which you may find useful.