Library

Digital Tuesdays

As part of our Digital Skills service, we are offering a series of short workshops over the Spring term. These are taking place in the Library Open Learning Space every Tuesday at 12pm.

LinkedIn and your digital Identity 

Join us for this Digital Skills workshops to get some top tips for managing your online identity, ask questions about using social media and to see what's coming up in this week's Take 5 online course.

Book your place - Tuesday 6th February

Digital productivity: Tools for note-taking, annotating pdfs and time management

A session to boost your productivity. Learn how to use MindView & OneNote for note taking, annotate PDFs to improve on-screen reading, and use time management tools to keep your focus.

Book your place - Tuesday 13th February

Cloud storage: Using OneDrive to save and back-up your work

Learn how to use OneDrive to store your work so that have your files with you wherever you go. We will discuss safety and security of your data, as well as the benefits of using Cloud storage over other methods.

 Book your place - Tuesday 20th February

How to handle fake news: Finding your way through the digital deluge 

This session will introduce approaches to searching for and evaluating information. It will also cover digital tools such as Pinterest, Scoop.it! and Flipboard to help you organise and store these sources for your studies. 

Book your place - Tuesday 27th February

Blogging

Want to start blogging? Don’t know where to start or what to write? Or do you already blog, but want to take things further? If you answered yes to any of these, then this session is for you. We’ll be on hand to help you get started. Find out about blogging tools available, how it can help you build your digital identity and some thoughts on managing a blogging schedule. 

Book your place - Tuesday 6th March

Digital skills and employability

You'll get an overview of key digital skills of interest to employers and an opportunity to reflect on your digital skills (eg use of Word, Excel, e-portfolio, social media, etc.) use at University and how this is relevant to the workplace. The session will also cover online job searching including vacancy sites, networking, your online presence and digital footprint.

Book your place - Tuesday 13th March

Apps for study 

Psychology students will share their top apps for studying. 

Book your place - Tuesday 20th March


Digital Accelerator course

As a University of Sussex student, you have the opportunity to enroll on a free 3-week course of intense digital skills training worth £2,600. Runs monthly in Brighton.

For more information including how to book, see Digital Accelerator diploma

DigitalGrads

A free online marketing course for students and graduates.

Paid internship opportunities available on completion.

For more information including how to book, see DigitalGrads