Information Technology (IT) training is available at Sussex to help you develop basic computing skills which will be invaluable during your time at the University and afterwards. Courses are available for both students and staff, and range from introductions for users with very little experience to more advanced topics.

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Booking courses

See our booking information page for more details on how to book courses on Sussex Direct or see our list of courses and click on the links for the course you would like to take.

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Our training videos offer short introductions to useful topics.

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Forthcoming courses

These are the courses we've got planned in the next few weeks - click on a course for more information and to reserve a place.

Excel 2016 - Functions (23 Jan)
PowerPoint 2016 for Beginners (28 Jan)
PowerPoint 2016 – Further skills (29 Jan)
Excel 2016 for Beginners (1 Feb)
MindView 7 – Get started with Mind Mapping (6 Feb)

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Staff Training Surgery

Free training workshops

If you or your team need some help with existing programs or want to learn something new like Mindview, Photoshop or InDesign contact us to organise a tailored session for your team.

Skills Hub

A website showing you all the resources at Sussex that can help you to develop your skills:


Training videos
Short videos on useful topics.

Online resources
Links to online training courses and materials.

ITS Training on Study Direct