Skills Hub

Workshops and Tutorials

PowerPoint 2016 - Further Skills

This session is for people who want to learn more about PowerPoint and aims to continue from the PowerPoint: Introduction course.

Friday 17 August 2018 14.00 - 15.30

Adobe InDesign CC 2017 - Up and Running

This course will introduce you to InDesign CC 2017. It will also be equally useful for users of other recent versions of InDesign.

Tuesday 21 August 2018 10.00 - 13.00

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 – Getting Started

This courses will introduce you to Photoshop CC 2017. It will also be equally useful for users of other recent versions of Photoshop.

Thursday 23 August 2018 14.00 - 16.30

Excel 2016 - Functions

This course builds on your basic Excel knowledge. You will learn how to harness formulas to unlock the mathematical power of Excel.

Tuesday 28 August 2018 10.00 - 12.00

Adobe InDesign CC 2017 - In Practice

This course is for those who have a basic knowledge of InDesign or who have attended our InDesign CC 2017 - Up and Running course.

Wednesday 29 August 2018 10.00 - 13.00

Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 – Further Skills

This course will develop your existing Photoshop skills. It will be equally useful for users of other recent versions of Photoshop.

Wednesday 29 August 2018 14.00 - 16.30

Excel 2016 for Beginners

This course provides a basic introduction to Excel 2016. You will to create simple worksheets to carry out a range of basic operations.

Thursday 30 August 2018 10.00 - 11.30

Excel 2016 - Charts

This course will enable you to produce charts in Excel. You learn how to add and format charts of different types.

Friday 31 August 2018 14.00 - 15.30

Workshop Handouts

 We will add new handouts in autumn 2018.



Support from the Library

The Library offers bookable one-to-one help for all undergraduate or postgraduate taught students. These one-to-one sessions are tailored to your specific needs which can include help with improving your search skills; locating full-text journal articles; finding high quality information for your subject area; searching the Library's online databases effectively. If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate taught student Click here to book a one-to-one session

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Sussex Centre for Language Studies

The SCLS providesworkshopstutorials and drop-in sessions for full-time international and European students with English as an additional language. You may also like to visit the In-sessional Academic Development Study Direct  site. 

The Royal Literary Fund (RLF) Fellowship Scheme

Support for students who would like to improve their writing skills for their essays, projects or dissertations. Our two fellows, Hannah Vincent and Sue Roe, offer free one-to-one tutorials. You can make an appointment for a forty five minute tutorial through Study Direct.  Please note: You will need to provide a specific piece of your own writing to discuss. 



Student Mentors

Student Mentors are second and third year undergraduates and postgraduate students who have been trained to offer advice and support to other students. Mentors can offer you advice and support on a range of issues including how to manage your time or improve your study skills. They can also point you in the right direction for other support services at the university. Ask in your School Office about mentors in your school. 

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