Digital skills support

Digital skills

Digital Skills Discovery Tool

Access the Discovery tool to reflect on your digital confidence, identify your strengths and find opportunities to develop your digital skills to support your studies and career potential. If this is the first time you have used the tool try the New Student question set first – it will take about 10 minutes to complete.

Online workshops 

Digital skills support is available from our online workshop programme. These workshops are open to all students and cover a range of topics and programmes. To view available workshops and to book your place, please visit CareerHub.

Workshop topics


Improve your skills on Excel by learning more about conditional formatting, pivot tables, functions and shortcuts. These workshops will ensure your spreadsheets are more efficient and productive.


Discover how to use Word's built-in features that work to automatically format your document for you. This is especially useful when dealing with long, complex documents, and working to tight deadlines. Topics covered include: styles; automatic table of contents; multi-level lists; page breaks vs section breaks; headers and footers; arranging tabular data; and working with images.


Find out how to use the automatic features in Outlook to help organise your workload and save precious time.


EndNote is the University’s free, recommended and supported reference management tool. EndNote will save you valuable time by removing the manual labour associated with creating and formatting references. You can now access the fully-featured desktop software and manage your EndNote library from multiple computers including your personal device. 

Digital Skills Moodle Course

This Digital Skills Moodle Course provides you with video guides to get you started, on how to use several of the resources available to you while you are studying at the University.

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Need help?

If you need any further help and advice, please contact or visit the Student Services Hub who will be happy to assist you.