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1. Complete IT Essentials at Salford

Begin with this collection of information and videos on getting connected to some of the IT systems, services and resources at Salford, including the Student Hub, Blackboard and Microsoft 365 and its tools.

Estimated duration is 30 minutes.

Complete the eLearning

2. Take a look at our 'Learning at University' eLearning content

  • Learning to Learn at University
    Learn about your learning preferences, the difference between surface and deep learning, different ways of thinking about and approaching your learning and how to develop a learning mindset. Estimated duration is 25 minutes.

  • Be a successful independent learner
    Learn about the expectations of study at higher education level, the skills needed for independent study, how to actively participate in, and take control of, your learning and your responsibilities as a learner in relation to engaging with your studies online and face to face. Estimated duration is 15 minutes.
  • Teaching methods
    Learn about the different methods of learning and teaching that will be used on your course, what you need to do to prepare for taught sessions and how your teaching is organised. Estimated duration is 10 minutes.

3. Book onto a Library Welcome workshop

What is this workshop?

This workshop will introduce you to the Library resources, facilities and services available to you as a student at the University of Salford, how to use them, and how they will help you.

It includes:

  • Advice for new students and international students;
  • An introduction to reading lists;
  • Finding and borrowing books;
  • Accessing our electronic resources;
  • Developing your academic skills;
  • Where to get help and support.

Workshop schedule and booking can be found below.

Library workshops for new students

Take a look at the sessions scheduled below come along to learn about the services and resources available to you. Workshops are FREE to attend.

  • IT Essentials at Salford (Online)

    Starts: 25 Apr 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 25 Apr 2024, 1:00 pm
    Remaining places: 99
    This workshop will introduce you to the main IT tools, resources and services you need to get started as a student at the University of Salford. This workshop will be delivered online.