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IT Training Services

Information Services provides a full schedule of training courses for staff and students of the University and Colleges, most of which are free of charge.

IT skills training

Information Services' staff provide IT training courses in the following:

  • General/special topics
  • Bibliographic software
  • Computer systems (Windows, Macintosh and Unix)
  • Databases
  • Graphics and photos
  • Presentation software
  • Programming
  • Project management
  • Spreadsheets
  • Statistical and mathematical software
  • Web publishing and website management
  • Word processing and desktop publishing

In addition, self-taught training courses are available for loan.

You can see further details of these courses and book online:

UIS Training Timetable

Access online courses with LinkedIn Learning

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UIS training and teaching facilities hire

UIS operates several fully-equipped IT training rooms available around the University, complete with MCS workstations (Windows, Linux, Mac platforms), which can accommodate between 15 and 80 participants. These are available to hire.

UIS training facility hire

Enquiries

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We need to accelerate our original plan and fully decommission the Windows Software Update Service (WSUS) server on 30 June, rather than the 1 September, due to security concerns and the need to prioritise our resources to support the University.

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