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 to 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?

Please contact the IT Training team to discuss how we can help you.

Do you have a question? Please see our Frequently Asked Questions about IT Training

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Training room hire

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

The training rooms are located in the Information Technology Services Building over the River Leith

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IT Training – what’s new?

Free online training with GoSkills - Now includes Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop

Access from any computer, tablet or mobile device with an internet connection.

Go to and enter code OU2015. Then sign up or login to your account.

The email address for your account must end in

Available until the end of 2015.

Annual Report

Read the 2013 IT Training Annual Report (pdf, 580KB)

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© Information Technology Services
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Tel 64 3 479 8559
Fax 64 3 479 8577