We provide a range of online, face-to-face and one-to-one training opportunities, tailored to the needs of University students, researchers and staff.
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You will find a range of options to help you build on your existing skills including workshops and online material on the .
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The applications in the Google Workspace can help with many everyday tasks.
Posters are often used to communicate research proposals and outcomes in a range of environments. PowerPoint can be used for this purpose.
Creating text documents is a common task, whether you're making essays, academic papers, reports, notes, or otherwise. Our resources explore using the features of Microsoft Word and Google Docs well, and knowing which is best for your purpose.
Printable guides on creating a thesis in Microsoft Word:
Academic work needs accurate referencing, and reference management applications help with collecting, organise and citing.
University Information Systems
SITS, Data Warehouse & Agresso course materials:
Staff Digital Skills Framework
The University is supporting staff to enhance their skills by using a Staff Digital Skills Framework. This provides one of the foundations for the wider digital strategy that is being developed by the University.
Staff and research postgraduates
IT Services courses are open to all 四虎影院 staff and research postgraduates, and are provided at no charge to members of the University.
- Staff: Details of courses and booking are available for staff through the
- Research Postgraduates: Register for courses through
We also have tailored listings of forthcoming digital skills training of particular relevance to and .
For details of research computing training provided by IT Services, see:
There are lots of ways by which you can present information to an audience, and not all of them involve projecting text and images from a software application. It's a common approach, though, and the Skills Guide provides information on the main applications people tend to use.
Working with data
Managing data effectively is a key skill in all aspects of academic life. Spreadsheets and databases are two commonly-used generic applications.
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