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Digital capabilities resources

Digital Capabilities Support for staff and students

This is not an exhaustive list at this time. Please contact Kim to request changes to this page.


The Careers Service provides mentoring and support to students, including a range of in-person events, webinars, 1-1 appointments. Careers also manage the University's RED Award: a skills development programme to support students' skills development and employability during their studies.

CQSD TEL (Technology Enhanced Learning)

TEL provide support to academic staff on teaching, learning design, assessment and feedback using the Blackboard Ultra VLE, and other digital teaching and learning tools. Support for students on the use of Blackboard is available through the TEL Support webpages.

DTS (Digital Technology Services)

As well as the provision of digital infrastructure, the DTS Team provide online support through TopDesk and the online Knowledge Base, and an in-person enquiry desk in the Library. DTS can support staff and students with use of University devices for teaching and learning, access to software, and good cybersecurity practices.

Library & Study Advice

The Academic Liaison and Study Advice teams within the Library provide support for students in areas related to information literacy, finding and using information, and academic skills such as time management and use of digital tools to support learning. Both teams can also support module convenors with embedded sessions and provision of online resources to support skills development.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is a subscription resources providing online courses and videos on a range of IT tools ie. MS Office. It is available to staff and students at the University and some courses on certain applications are available through UoRLearn.

People Development

People Development offer online and in-person training aimed at all University Staff. The learning development platform UoRLearn includes links to in-person events and online courses on a range of topics including productivity, digital accessibility, and teaching and learning.

Services available to staff and students

 Service/Team Digital Capabilities Support
for Staff
Digital Capabilites Support
for Students
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