IT training sessions for students

The following IT training sessions are available to Lancaster University students and are FREE of charge. 

Sessions take place in a designated room on the Lancaster University campus and are delivered using Microsoft Office on a Windows PC (unless otherwise stated).

Training sessions are repeated each term and are aimed at beginner to intermediate level users. Please click 'View session content' for topics covered in each session.


Booking Information

This term we are using a new booking system. Following your booking please check the information that displays on the screen carefully.

Places are limited and are allocated on a first come, first served basis. If you would like to book a place you can do so via the following book now link: Book now

If you are unable to register because a session is fully booked, please check back regularly as a place/s may become available due to a cancellation/s. Any enquiries or if you sucessfully register but due to circumstances need to cancel your place please email iss-training


  • Introduction to EndNote Web - reference manager and writing solution

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    Monday 08 February | 14:30 - 16:30 
    Repeated: Wednesday 02 March | 14:30 - 16:30


  • Introduction to SPSS - Part 1

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    Wednesday 10 February | 14:00 - 16:00


  • Mind Mapping with Mindjet MindManager

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    Wednesday 10 February | 14:00 - 16:00


  • Introduction to SPSS - Part 2

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    Thursday 18 February | 17:00 - 19:00


  • Perfect Posters (using PowerPoint)

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    Monday 22 February | 14:00 - 16:00


  • Producing Presentations (using PowerPoint)

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    Monday 22 February | 17:00 - 19:00


  • Introduction to Paint.NET

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    Wednesday 24 February | 14:00 - 17:00


  • Introduction to Read&Write

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    Wednesday 02 March | 14:00 - 16:00


  • ePortfolios:  An Introduction to Mahara

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    Wednesday 27 April | 16:00 - 17:00


Feedback welcome

We welcome any comments to help improve our service.

Quick questions

Do you need help with specific features in Word, Excel or PowerPoint? Don't forget, ISS are in the Learning Zone (Alexandra Square) and can help with your Word, Excel or PowerPoint 2007/2010/2013 queries. Alternatively you can get answers to your IT questions and problems online at any time using LancasterAnswers