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

PREP084 - Essential UoN Computing Systems

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.

Date

Time

Room

Campus

Tuesday 27 January & Wednesday 28 January1pm - 4pm (6 hours)CT306, CT BuildingCallaghan
Tuesday 27 January & Wednesday 28 January5pm - 8pm (6 hours)

CT306, CT Building

Callaghan
Tuesday 27 January9am - 12pm then 1pm - 4pm (6 hours)IT110, IT Studies CentreOurimbah
Wednesday 27 January & Thursday 29 January5pm - 8pm (6 hours)Learning Centre, B Block (Upstairs in LibraryPort Macquarie
Friday 30 January9am - 12pm then 1pm - 4pm (6 hours)IT110, IT Studies CentreOurimbah
Monday 2 February and Tuesday 3 February5pm - 8pm (6 hours)CT306, CT BuildingCallaghan
Saturday 7 February9am - 12pm then 1pm - 4pm (6 hours)IT111, IT Studies CentreOurimbah
Monday 9 February & Tuesday 10 February9am - 12pm (6 hours)CT306, CT BuildingCallaghan
Saturday 14 February 9am - 12pm then 1pm - 4pm (6 hours)MCG63, McMullin BuildingCallaghan
Saturday 14 February9am - 12pm then 1pm - 4pm (6 hours)IT111, IT Studies CentreOurimbah
Saturday 28 February
- Semester Week 1
9am - 12pm then 1pm - 4pm (6 hours)MCG63, McMullin BuildingCallaghan
Saturday 7 March -
Semester Week 2
9am - 12pm then 1pm - 4pm (6 hoursMCG63, McMullin BuildingCallaghan