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Student wellbeing is something the Department takes very seriously and taking a break from your studies is something that we encourage you to do regularly. Below are some ideas that you can use to de-stress and help maintain your wellbeing.

Fitness and Wellbeing

  • Core Power Yoga - Watch Core Power Yoga's free videos. Find out more.
  • Gym Shark - Download the app to access all of their free home workouts. This can be found on the app store.


  • TED Talks - TED is a non-profit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). Find out more.

Further Reading

  • Audible - Explore a range of free audiobooks, including literary classics. Find out more.
  • Guggenheim Museum Books - The Guggenheim Museum has made more than 200 of their books on modern art free to read and download. Find out more.
  • - Explore the millions of free e-books, music, films and more. Find out more.


  • FutureLearn - Explore online courses to continue studying, build professional skills, and connect with experts. Find out more.
  • Corsera - Start streaming on-demand video lectures today from top instructors in subjects like business, computer science, data science, language learning, & more. Most courses have free access however some charge as fee if you would like the certificate at the end. Find out more.
  • Rosetta Stone - Providing students with up to 3 months free access to keep minds sharp and give you a much needed break. Find out more.
  • Virtual Museum Visits - View a list of famous museums and galleries you can visit virtually from home. Find out more.
  • Virtual Opera - View live streams of opera from the Metropolitan Opera. Find out more.
  • - Explore the millions of free e-books, music, films and more. Find out more.
    • Old Time Radio - Listen to and download old time radio shows. Find out more.
    • Feature Films - Watch feature films, shorts and silent films. Find out more.
    • European Libraries - Browse scanned books from a wide range of European libraries. Find out more.
    • Live Music - Stream Live Music to your device. Find out more.
    • Speed Runs - Watch videos of the fastest possible playthough for a wide range of computer games including recent pages and those from the past. Find out more.
    • The Magazine Rack - Read a wise range of magazines online. Find out more.
    • The Manga Library - Manga are comics created in Japan, or by Japanese creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. Find out more.
    • The VHS Vault - A wide collection of trailers, shows and recordings captured on VHS. Find out more.
    • NASA Audio Collection - Find out more.
    • Great Books - Scans of classic literary books. Find out more.