On this page, you can find a range of different learning resources for all different ages and abilities. We have even included some teaching materials for school and university staff.
The team at the Public Engagement with Research unit (PERu) has collated some of their favourite online courses, free for everyone to access and join. How about:
Explore the half of our world covered by deep ocean, and how our lives affect the hidden face of our planet.
Four-week course - find out more here.
Discover the fascinating story of author Jane Austen, from her own life in Hampshire to what she means to a global audience today.
Three-week course - find out more here.
Teachers can find a variety of resources on this page, but below are the sectors teachers may wish to explore:
Head to the Southampton Cultural Services YouTube channel for fun, educational and entertaining content about
Southampton City Art Gallery, SeaCity Museum and Tudor House. Learn about what lies beneath Tudor House, the sculptures in Southampton City Art Gallery, the secrets of Southampton Civic Centre and much more!
You can also visit SeaCity's Learning Deck or the Tudor House online resources page for fun ways for children to learn about Southampton's history through activity packs and other downloadable materials!
Missing those music lessons or looking to try something new?
The Southampton Music Hub are offering virtual music lessons - From total beginners, to experienced players, and even those a little out of practice: anyone can enjoy learning a musical instrument in a safe, virtual environment. Thanks to an experienced team of music teachers, Southampton Music Services can help you pick up a musical instrument and get playing.
Lessons last 20 minutes, and cost £95 for ten weeks. Lessons can be for individuals of any age, or groups from within a household. Families can even learn together.
With a wide range of instruments on offer (including brass, guitar, keyboard, percussion, singing, strings, ukulele, woodwind, and more) you can choose an instrument that feels right for you. With affordable instrument loans, many of these are available to borrow for just £30 a year.
Get in touch, and the team will help you get started, including a free taster lessons (where possible).
Solent University is hosting a series of free interactive lectures called ‘Virtual Insight Series’ for the local community, staff, students and alumni to get involved with from home. Staff will share projects, passions and knowledge in specific areas, with a variety of topics covered.
You can view previous lectures below