We provide a range of online, face-to-face and one-to-one training opportunities, tailored to the needs of University students, researchers and staff.
For further software support, please see the Software pages.
You will find a range of options to help you build on your existing skills including workshops and online material on the Skills Guides.
Get started using IT at York or refresh your existing knowledge with our IT Essentials online guide.
How do I?
Guide to using IT applications for common administrative tasks, including case studies and practical advice on the use G Suite applications.
Posters are often used to communicate research proposals and outcomes in a range of environments. PowerPoint can be used for this purpose.
Generating text-based documents still remains one of the primary applications of computer technology.
Essays, academic papers, reports and development plans all require competent use of a wide range of features.
Academic work needs accurate referencing, and reference management applications help with collecting, organise and citing.
University Information Systems
SITS, Data Warehouse & Agresso course materials:
Staff and research postgraduates
IT Services courses are open to all University of York staff and research postgraduates, and are provided at no charge to members of the University.
- Staff: Details of courses and booking are available for staff through the University of York Learning Management System
- Research Postgraduates: Register for courses through Skills Forge
For details of research computing training provided by IT Services, see: University of York training resources
The applications in the Google Suite can help with many everyday tasks.
There are lots of ways by which you can present information to an audience, and not all of them involve projecting text and images from a software application. It's a common approach, though, and the Skills Guide provides information on the main applications people tend to use.
Working with data
Managing data effectively is a key skill in all aspects of academic life. Spreadsheets and databases are two commonly-used generic applications.