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.





Monday 6 July & Tuesday 7 July
9am - 12pm (6 hours)IT111, Info Tech Studies CentreOurimbah
Monday 6 July & Tuesday 7 July5pm - 8pm (6 hours)CT218, CT BuildingCallaghan
Monday 13 July & Tuesday 14 July2pm - 5pm (6 hours)

CT306, CT Building


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