Resources for teachers

Teachers of pupils of all ages can access useful activities, presentations, handouts and more for free – all developed by academic staff and postgraduate students at The University of Manchester.

We want to support you and your students as much as possible throughout this difficult time, so we've put together a list of resources to help.

Resources for applicants

Academic skills

  • We have lots of useful advice about extended project writing, with tips on advanced academic writing to help prepare your students for university study.
  • You can access ‘My Learning Essentials’, a library of resources designed to improve academic skills.
  • Our library has resources for academic and research skills for aimed at post-16 learners.
  • ‘The Essential Skills for Online Learning’ is a resource developed by the University Library to help students develop skills to get the most out of being an online learner.

Biology, medicine and health

Maths, science and engineering


Cultural institutions

  • The Manchester Museum has created a new in quarantine website with fun activities for all ages.
  • The Special Collections Division of The University of Manchester Library holds outstanding collections of rare books, manuscripts and archives. Spanning five millennia, the manuscript collections include literary, historical, antiquarian, genealogical, biblical, devotional, ritualistic, medical, scientific, legal and administrative texts in numerous languages.