Skills Hub

Digital skills


Excel for Beginners

Use the basic Excel concepts of a spreadsheet. Learn how to create a simple spreadsheet, change the format; build simple formulas.

Tuesday 28 January 2020 14.00 - 16.00

Library Tour

Come and see how the Library can help you; from subject resources to study rooms, learn how to find everything that you need.

Wednesday 29 January 2020 10.00 - 10.30

Level-up Your Library Skills

Learn about the best techniques and tools to help you search for, and reference, academic materials effectively.

Wednesday 29 January 2020 13.00 - 14.00

Word - Managing headers and footers and page numbers for your thesis

Covers how to change the page numbers/header and footer information in different sections of your document

Monday 3 February 2020 10.00 - 12.30

Produce a poster with Canva

Learn how to create visually attractive posters using Canva - a free, fun and easy online tool.

Tuesday 4 February 2020 11.00 - 12.00

Excel for Beginners

Learn how to create a simple Excel spreadsheet, change the format, and build simple formulas like the sum function.

Thursday 6 February 2020 10.00 - 12.00

Excel - Pivot Tables

Pivot tables: a tool which can automatically sort, count and total the data stored in one table or spreadsheet and create a summary of it.

Thursday 6 February 2020 14.00 - 15.15

PowerPoint for Beginners

This session is for people who want to learn more about PowerPoint.

Friday 7 February 2020 10.00 - 12.00

Podcasting with Audacity

This session will introduce you to the basics of recording, editing and publishing your very own podcast using the free Audacity tool.

Tuesday 11 February 2020 11.00 - 12.00

Excel Charts

A session for people who have some Excel knowledge and who want to produce charts/graphs in Excel.

Tuesday 11 February 2020 11.00 - 11.30

Build a blog with WordPress

Learn how to easily build a blog using the free WordPress tool.

Tuesday 18 February 2020 11.00 - 12.00

Create a website with Google Sites

Learn how to easily build a website using Google Sites.

Tuesday 25 February 2020 11.00 - 12.00

Develop your career online

Learn more about digital resources for career choice and job seeking.

Tuesday 3 March 2020 11.00 - 12.00

Studying with Panopto

Learn about viewing options, notes, search features and more.

Tuesday 10 March 2020 11.00 - 12.00

Personal Digital Archiving

Learn how best to care for, and preserve, your personal digital information so that nothing important is lost.

Tuesday 17 March 2020 11.00 - 12.00

Searching Twitter for data

Learn how to navigate and utilise Twitter’s advanced search features to find published content from Twitter’s 330 million users.

Tuesday 24 March 2020 11.00 - 12.00

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