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Isolation Resources

Last week, we posted some helpful links to resources that can help students gain work experience from the safety of home. This week, we would like to remind you of some of the other initiatives and opportunities available, both for furthering education and knowledge, but also for well-being, entertainment and enjoyment.

Please see some examples below and do not forget to share anything you find useful with your friends; it may help them as much as it helps you.



  • WaveLength, the UK’s leading loneliness charity, has teamed up with some major outlets and are giving away free DAB radios  to those in need. 


  • Jamie Oliver shows us some incredible recipes, tips and hacks, tailored for the unique times we're living in.


  • Have a look at EduTuber Maddie Moate.  Packed with videos about animals, plants, travel and technology, there is lots to see and a few things you might like to try.


  • If you’re looking for a pub quiz to keep your minds sharp, here is a selection to choose from, as lots of pubs and breweries move to online entertainment.




  • Amazon previously cancelled the subscription of books and audio stories for children and students of all ages for as long as schools are closed. You can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across 6 different languages.


  • The Guggenheim in NY have made a large collection of art books available to read online for free. 


  • The Metropolitan Opera is streaming free encore presentations of its Live in HD series.


  • Free musicals and plays you can stream daily, including The Croft, The Habit of Art, I And You, The Wind in the Willlows and much more are available here.


  • The Seattle Symphony is offering free performances several times a week. They are available via YouTube and Facebook.  Click here for more.


  • The Monterey, California, aquarium is giving visitors a virtual look at its colorful sea creatures via free live camera streaming.


  • Have a look at the British Museum’s interactive timeline here.