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

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 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 successfully book but due to circumstances need to cancel your place please email iss-training


  • Introduction to Read&Write

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    Session Guide

    Wednesday 18 May | 14:00 - 16:00


  • Producing Presentations (using PowerPoint)

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    Practice Files

    Wednesday 01 June | 14:00 - 16:00


  • Introduction to EndNote Web - reference manager and writing solution

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    EndNote Web Quick Start Guide

    Wednesday 01 June | 14:30 - 16:30


  • Introduction to Paint.NET

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    Session Guide | Practice File

    Wednesday 15 June | 09:30 - 12:30


  • ePortfolios:  An Introduction to Mahara

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    User Guides

    Next session Michaelmas term 2016


  • Mind Mapping with Mindjet MindManager

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    Session Guide

    Next session Michaelmas term 2016


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Quick questions

Ask a Digital Advisor or attend a DigiBites training session, available during term time only, dates, times etc. can be found via the following link: Learning Zone, Pod 1.  You can also search for answers on your IT questions and problems online at any time using LancasterAnswers