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Microsoft Office

LinkedIn Learning resources

LinkedIn Learning is a great resource for developing your digital skills in tools like Microsoft Office. You can search for "Word" or "Excel" for example and a wealth of content will be returned.

See the Training Catalogue for instructions on how to get a license.

Microsoft resources

These resources cover all versions of Microsoft Office in use at the University.

Microsoft SharePoint

SharePoint team areas are online collaborative workspaces that allow users to share documents and files, post announcements, manage team calendars and organize team information, among other things, in a secure environment.

Microsoft online training

Useful links

There are three online training courses available.

  • SharePoint for new users
    This is an online training course is for staff and post graduates who are new users of SharePoint. Both team area users and team area owners will find this course useful.  The course will show you how to: Login to SharePoint, Navigate and search in SharePoint, Add new documents, View, download, edit and delete documents, Check in and check out documents, View the document panel, View a Team Calendar Add, update and delete appointments from the Team Calendar, Open a SharePoint calendar in Microsoft Outlook, Create, manage and delete alerts E-mail documents and links to Team Areas.

  • SharePoint for new team area owners
    This online training course is intended for staff who would like to request a team area in SharePoint. The course must be successfully completed before you will be given a team area. You must have also completed the SharePoint for new users course. The course will show you how to: Understand the roles and responsibilities of a team area owner, Create and customise libraries, Delete and restore libraries, Create library views and columns, Use versioning, Create discussion boards, add announcements and tasks, Customise your team area home page, Set up site and library permissions

  • Advanced users of team areas on SharePoint
    This is an online training course for staff that would like to acquire more knowledge of team areas on SharePoint. You must have completed the New SharePoint users course and the New team area owners course before starting this course.  The course will show you how to create and use: Picture Libraries, Slide Libraries, Document Sets, Content Types, Site Columns, MetaData Columns, Lists imported from Spreadsheets, Surveys, Custom Lists, Site Pages, Web Parts, Workflows and Subsites.