IT Skills

An introduction to basic IT skills for beginners

If you are new to computers and need to know the basics, or simply want to improve your internet connection then this resource is for you!

We feature a comprehensive short video course from the Goodwill Community Foundation, and links to their online learning portal. By the end of the course you should know everything you need to get started with IT.

If you're wondering what IT equipment you need to study with us, you can check this page on the University website to find out more: IT Essentials

If you would like to learn more about specific programs, we have resources to get you started with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, LaTeX, HDrive, Student Email and IT Security.

Finally, you can find information about choosing broadband, or improving your internet connection in the Links section below.

Last updated on 24 August 2023