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Tech’ top tips – #11. 365 access to your studies

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT).   While enrolled at DMU, students have access to Microsoft Office 365. Office 365 provides access to 1tb of storage for each student and the ability to edit and create content using online versions of Microsoft Office.   Students also have the option to download Office applications on up to five devices. Office 365 can be accessed via MyDMU at and clicking on the Office 365 tile. read more

Tech’ top tips – #10. Imagine a world of IT training at your fingertips

Tweet This tip is provided by the Centre for Enhancing Learning through Technology (CELT). All DMU colleagues and students are eligible to complete IT Training with the Microsoft Imagine Academy. Whether it be brushing up on your word processing skills to learning about servers, databases and networking; the Microsoft Imagine Academy offers around 1,300 courses that are available in a number of languages. Students and colleagues can enrol on up to three Microsoft courses simultaneously, further details and the full catalogue can be viewed here ... read more

Academic Writing Day for Postgraduate Researchers: Develop your confidence as a writer

Tweet This Academic Writing Day, held on 14 February 2018, provided participants with  a theoretical and practical overview of alternative techniques that can enhance various stages of thesis writing process, from pre-writing to drafting and editing.  The event opened with a talk from our guest speaker, dr. Adrian Wallbank (the Centre for the Development of Academic Skills (CeDAS) at Royal Holloway, University of London), including insights from his most recent volume, Academic Writing and Dyslexia: A Visual Guide to Writing at University (2018). The ... read more

LLS Dissertation Conference 2018

Tweet   The annual LLS Dissertation conference,  ‘Get Your Dissertation or Extended Report Sorted!’, took place this year on 28 February. CLaSS internal placement student, Hasan Ates, attended the event in his dual capacity as a member of the organising team, on the one hand, and as a student interested in developing his dissertation writing skills, on the other. His reflections are presented below. Students and staff alike had a great time attending the Dissertation Conference on Wednesday, with over 90% of attending students rating ... read more