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

UON Prep Bridging Courses

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

Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 January
1pm - 4pm (6 hrs)CT304 CT BuildingCallaghan
Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 January5pm - 8pm (6 hrs)CT304 CT BuildingCallaghan
Monday 1 & Tuesday 2 February5pm - 8pm (6 hrs)

CT306 CT Building

Callaghan
Monday 8 & Tuesday 9 February9am - 12pm (6 hrs)CT306 CT BuildingCallaghan
Saturday 13 February9am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm (6hrs)MCG63 McMullin BuildingCallaghan
Saturday 27 February9am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm (6hrs)MCG63 McMullin BuildingCallaghan
Thursday 28 January9am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm (6hrs)IT110 Information TechnologyOurimbah
Friday 29 January9am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm (6 hrs)IT110 Information TechnologyOurimbah
Saturday 6 February9am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm (6hrs)IT111 Information TechnologyOurimbah
Saturday 13 February9am - 12pm & 1pm - 4pm (6hrs)GG20Port Macquarie

Registrations will open 8 January 2016. Click here to register.