Useful Guides

INTO Manchester Learning Centre: Useful Guides

This page contains a round-up of the many useful guides for INTO Manchester students to help you with your studies. The guides include relevant websites to aid your research and knowledge. 

All links are checked regularly to ensure our information is accurate; however,  if you notice any broken links let us know and we can update them.
If you come across any useful and interesting websites on your travels around the world wide web, please feel free to email them to us; we will check them out and add them to the site!

Guides for Your Course

Guides By Topic

Guides to Using Electronic Resources

Useful Websites for International Students

Further Help

Study Links: Guides for Your Course

Click on the course you are following to find useful information to help your studies:


hum2017     sci2017 


genenglish22017    englishall2

Study Links: Guides for Your Topic

Guides to the best places to search for material for your subject: 

There is a longer version of this guide on finding the Best Information for International Year One and Pre-Masters Students. Available here

accounting20172    company20172  econbus2017

org2 market22017 maths20172  politics20172 science20172

 The following magazines are also of use: click on each title to read the guide.

There is a short film to help you with Politics Review here:

There is a short film to help you with Chemistry Review here:

 Guides to Using Electronic Resources

The Learning Centre gives you access to a wide range of electronic databases to help you find quality resources fast. You should be making use of these databases as part of your regular research for your studies. The following guide gives you an overview of the online tools available:


Detailed guides for  each resource are available on the E-Resources page.

Guide To Using E-Mail:  handy reminder on where and how to log in to your student email:

Useful Websites for International Students

The British Council– Help and information for international students in the UK
UKCISA– the UK’s national advisory body for international students in the UK, or those thinking of coming to study here. Packed full of useful advice and information.
International Society – International students in Manchester can join and gain access to trips, advice, language teaching and much much more.
Visit Manchester – What’s on in Manchester, a great guide to the city you are living in.

INTO Links

Official Site and Social Media:

INTO Manchester – INTO Manchester’s website.
Learning Centre’s Twitter – Our Twitter feed.
INTO Manchester Twitter – Our Centre Wide Twitter feed.
INTO Manchester Fan Page – Our Facebook fanpage.
INTO The University of Manchester – International Foundation in Partnership with The University of Manchester.
INTO Manchester Metropolitan University – International Foundation in Partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University. – INTO’s new website
INTO TV – All the latest videos from INTO Manchester on our Youtube Channel.

Further Help

Use Moodle:

Your tutors will have put valuable material on Moodle/ MyInto, the Virtual Learning Environment. It is important that you log in and gain access to your area of Moodle.


Learning Centre Staff:

The staff in the Learning Centre, (Chris, Jacqueline,  Helen and Claribel) are all either qualified information workers or experienced advisors and will be able to offer you help and advice on how to get the best out of your research.
Please make use of their skills and knowledge.
Contact the Learning Centre team via email

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