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Undergraduate IT training

Find out what training and support we offer through the SU Skills programme

Who we are

We provide training on a wide range of applications to help you study effectively, manage and present your data, and help you with referencing.

Trainer demonstrating a task in Excel in front of the trainees.

We provide a wide range of self-paced courses designed to help develop your IT skills and to use applications more effectively, both within your academic studies and to improve your career prospects. IT training sessions, through the SU Skills programme, normally take place on Wednesday afternoons and Thursday evenings during semesters one and two.

Courses we offer

Our courses cover a number of different key applications and levels of proficiency.

Students using computers

EndNote Web

  • Manage your references and bibliography


  • Get started with spreadsheets
  • Increase your Excel skills
  • Creating formulae and functions
  • Sorting, grouping and summarising data
  • Create charts and graphs to present your data
  • Use Pivot Tables to summarise data

Microsoft Teams

Collaboration using Teams


  • Create and manage notes from meetings and lectures


  • Creating perfect presentations


  • Structuring dissertations and reports