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This course will cover the most essential features and concepts of Drupal Content Management Service through hands on activities.

Time: 10:30 - 13:00
Trainer: Magdalena Weglowska
Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1, Roger Needham Building, Cambridge, CB3 0RB
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This session is provided for University staff who have an Occupational Health referral or for students who have a Disability Resource Centre referral for specialised one-to-one support. Bespoke sessions cover support for users with:

  • Mobility issues, such as an upper limb disorder, where ergonomic keyboards and mice or speech recognition software may be required
  • Visual impairment requirements where magnification or text scanning to alternative format can assist users to view a computer screen or read and listen to text
  • Specific learning difficulties, who may find speech recognition software or mind mapping software useful



A session typically fall into 2 categories:

  • Looking at available hardware, software or IT techniques that can aid in the development of tailored strategies and solutions to help users independently access computing facilities
  • Providing training for Assistive Technology software packages to help users progress with the software

At time of booking please specify the following details in the Special Requirements box

  • Name of person that referred you
  • A brief outline of type of assistance required e.g. software training, workstation evaluation or general support and advice
  • If you require wheelchair access to the venue

Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Trainer: Darran Bryant
Venue: Disability Resource Centre, Assistive Technology Room, Disability Resource Centre, Student Services Centre, Bene’t Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT
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This course is part of the Scientific Computing series and is suitable for people who have Python experience equivalent to either of the introductory courses:

Introduction for Absolute Beginners]] or [[course/ucs-python4progs | Introduction for Programmers

These sessions consist of a selection of self-paced mini-courses, each taking at most a half-day. Python expert(s) from the UCS will be present to answer questions or address difficulties with these. Attendees can select from the available topics to most closely meet their individual needs. Attendees are welcome to attend more than one session to work through multiple topics. If an attendee finishes a topic with time to spare they may select another, and so on.

Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Trainer: Bob Dowling
Venue: University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site, Ground Floor, Phoenix Building, New Museums Site, Pembroke St, Cambridge CB2 3QH
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Following on from the Photoshop CC: Introduction (Level 1) course, this course covers some of the more advanced features of Adobe Photoshop CC, which is the latest version of the popular image manipulation and editing tool for graphics and design professionals and photographers. The course will explore some of the more advanced features of Photoshop. Techniques will be explained and demonstrated, and participants will then be given the opportunity to practice these for themselves.

Please note: This course requires that you use your CRSid and Raven password to log into Adobe Creative Cloud. If you currently log in to use Microsoft Office, then the same login details are used, and you do not need to do anything except to know your Raven password.

Otherwise, if you do not know your password, or have not changed your Raven password in the last three years, you must do so before attending the course, please go here: https://password.csx.cam.ac.uk/ you can set the same password.

Please arrive to START THE COURSE PROMPTLY in order to set up the Adobe environment, if you don’t then you may find it more difficult to follow the instructor.

Time: 9:00 - 12:30
Trainer: Lynn Foot
Venue: University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site, Ground Floor, Phoenix Building, New Museums Site, Pembroke St, Cambridge CB2 3QH
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This course will show you basic principles and processes for creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint and PDFs.

Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Trainer: Darran Bryant
Venue: University Information Services, Titan Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site, 2nd Floor, Cockcroft Building, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QH
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The UIS are hosting this 3rd party delivered course.

This course covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on the AWS platform. Students learn how to optimize the AWS Cloud by understanding how AWS services fit into cloud-based solutions. In addition, students explore AWS Cloud best practices and design patterns for architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS, and build a variety of infrastructures in guided, hands-on activities. The course also covers how to create fledgling architectures and build them into robust and adaptive solutions.

More information can be found online

Please see the fee section below before booking on the course.

Time: 9:30 - 17:00
Trainer: TBC
Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1, Roger Needham Building, Cambridge, CB3 0RB
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This session is provided for University staff who have an Occupational Health referral or for students who have a Disability Resource Centre referral for specialised one-to-one support. Bespoke sessions cover support for users with:

  • Mobility issues, such as an upper limb disorder, where ergonomic keyboards and mice or speech recognition software may be required
  • Visual impairment requirements where magnification or text scanning to alternative format can assist users to view a computer screen or read and listen to text
  • Specific learning difficulties, who may find speech recognition software or mind mapping software useful



A session typically fall into 2 categories:

  • Looking at available hardware, software or IT techniques that can aid in the development of tailored strategies and solutions to help users independently access computing facilities
  • Providing training for Assistive Technology software packages to help users progress with the software

At time of booking please specify the following details in the Special Requirements box

  • Name of person that referred you
  • A brief outline of type of assistance required e.g. software training, workstation evaluation or general support and advice
  • If you require wheelchair access to the venue

Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Trainer: Darran Bryant
Venue: Disability Resource Centre, Assistive Technology Room, Disability Resource Centre, Student Services Centre, Bene’t Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT
Read more

This session is provided for University staff who have an Occupational Health referral or for students who have a Disability Resource Centre referral for specialised one-to-one support. Bespoke sessions cover support for users with:

  • Mobility issues, such as an upper limb disorder, where ergonomic keyboards and mice or speech recognition software may be required
  • Visual impairment requirements where magnification or text scanning to alternative format can assist users to view a computer screen or read and listen to text
  • Specific learning difficulties, who may find speech recognition software or mind mapping software useful



A session typically fall into 2 categories:

  • Looking at available hardware, software or IT techniques that can aid in the development of tailored strategies and solutions to help users independently access computing facilities
  • Providing training for Assistive Technology software packages to help users progress with the software

At time of booking please specify the following details in the Special Requirements box

  • Name of person that referred you
  • A brief outline of type of assistance required e.g. software training, workstation evaluation or general support and advice
  • If you require wheelchair access to the venue

Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Trainer: Darran Bryant
Venue: Disability Resource Centre, Assistive Technology Room, Disability Resource Centre, Student Services Centre, Bene’t Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT
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This course will cover the most essential features and concepts of Drupal Content Management Service through hands on activities.

Time: 10:30 - 13:00
Trainer: Magdalena Weglowska
Venue: University Information Services, 17 Mill Lane Training Room, 17 Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RX
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Microsoft Excel is the chosen spreadsheet package as it is a popular choice, both on Apple Mac and PC. This is an instructor-led course for absolute beginners. There is a self-paced Excel Beginners course for those who prefer to learn at their own pace.

Time: 9:30 - 13:00
Trainer: Simon Meaker
Venue: University Information Services, Titan Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site, 2nd Floor, Cockcroft Building, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QH
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