IT training sessions for students

The following IT training sessions are available to Lancaster University students and are FREE of charge. All sessions require submitting an online booking request.  

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 aimed at beginner to intermediate level users (click 'View session content') and are repeated each term. 

If you are interested in attending a training session please use the book now link to submit a booking request.  If your booking is successful you will receive email confirmation of your place within five working days. All sessions require a minimum of five attendees, otherwise they will be cancelled.

Booking information

  • Places are limited
  • We ask that you only submit a booking request if you know you will be available to attend
  • Submitting a booking request does not secure a place
  • If you have been allocated a place, you will receive a confirmation email 
  • If you do not receive confirmation of a place please do not attend
  • Further sessions may be added subject to demand and this page will update accordingly
  • Fully booked - you can still submit a booking request and your details will be added to the waiting list; if a place becomes available you will be emailed confirmation
  • Producing Presentations (using PowerPoint)

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    Wednesday 2 December | 14:00 - 16:00 | Book now  

  • ePortfolios:  An Introduction to Mahara

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    Monday 11 January | 14:00 - 15:00 | Book now 

  • Introduction to EndNote Web - reference manager and writing solution

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    Wednesday 13 January | 14:30 - 16:30 | Book now
    Monday 8 February | 14:30 - 16:30 | Book now
    Wednesday 2 March | 14:30 - 16:30 | Book now

  • Introduction to Read&Write

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    Wednesday 20 January | 14:00 - 16:00 | Book now

  • Mind Mapping with Mindjet MindManager

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    Wednesday 10 February | 14:00 - 15:30 | Book now  

  • Introduction to Paint.NET

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    Wednesday 24 February | 14:00 - 17:00 | Book now

  • Perfect Posters (using PowerPoint)

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    Next session to be confirmed Lent 2016

  • Introduction to SPSS

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    Next session to be confirmed Lent 2016

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