Switch on to University Computing Skills is a short, 12 hour computer literacy course for students preparing to study at university.

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PREP8400 - Essential UON Computing

This course provides a hands on experience for beginner computer users. This course introduces all necessary university computing skills. Whatever your choice of study program, the ability to access and manage university computer systems will help you succeed.

The two sessions comprise:

Session One (3 hours)

  1. Introduction to the University of Newcastle computing environment - UONline, MyHub, NUmail, printing, intranet
  2. Blackboard - University of Newcastle online learning system

Session Two (3 hours)

  1. File management skills
  2. Microsoft Word

Students need to bring their student number and computer access account password to class. It is also recommended that students provide a USB device for storage of work.





Monday 30 & Tuesday 31 January
9am- 12pm (6 hrs)CT304 CT BuildingNewcastle (Callaghan)
Tuesday 31 Jan & Wednesday 1 Feb
5pm - 8pm (6 hrs)CT304 CT BuildingNewcastle (Callaghan)
Thursday 2 February9am - 4pm (6 hrs)
1 hour lunch break
IT110 InfoTech Studies CentreCentral Coast (Ourimbah)
Saturday 18 February9am - 4pm (6 hrs)
1 hour lunch break
IT111 InfoTech Studies CentreCentral Coast (Ourimbah)
Friday 10 February9am - 12 pm & 2pm - 5pm (6 hrs)GG20 G BlockPort Macquarie Campus

Enrolments will open Monday 9 January 2017