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IT Training

Information Technology Services (ITS) offers training for a wide range of computer programs to suit different skill level and group size. Courses can be booked online and IT Training can tailor courses for groups of various sizes and different levels.

Staff/public courses

Public courses are open to staff, students, or the general public. Many are free for University of Otago staff.

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Student courses

You must be a University of Otago student to attend one of our subsidised student courses. Book online with a credit card, or come to ITS Reception to pay by cash or EFTPOS.

Other training

We can tailor any of our courses for an individual or group session, and also offer technical training.

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Can’t find the course you want?

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Training room hire

You can hire our IT Training rooms on the Dunedin campus. They are available on a half-day basis for IT-related conferences or workshops.

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Online self-study and other information

FREE online training: Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop

  • Access from any computer, tablet or mobile device with an Internet connection
  • Go to and enter code OU2016. Then sign up or log in to your account
  • The email address for your account must end in
  • Available until the end of 2016

Please see the IT Training webpage for more information.

All online courses

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