delivering responsive, innovative IT across the University of Oxford

Search Google Appliance

Home >> Welcome to IT >> Learning about IT and IT to support your learning

Learning about IT and IT to support your learning

Digital skills - supporting your studies at Oxford

The IT Learning Centre offers a wide range of workshops and courses, both teacher-led and online. Topics include:

  • Document design
  • Data analysis
  • Web design
  • Digital media
  • Programming
  • Administration and Office tools
  • Teaching and learning with technology

Access to Lynda.com is free and there is an attendance fee for classroom-based courses which is discounted for students.

For a full list and booking, see our courses pages.

Lynda - free online video courses

Get free access to high quality online courses for business, creative, and technology skills in your own time, even on mobile.

WebLearn Virtual Learning Environment

WebLearn is Oxford University's virtual learning environment, where you can access course-related materials on your desktop and mobile. WebLearn also facilitates collaboration, communication, group work and assessment activities in support of teaching and learning.

Your department can provide the following in WebLearn:

Use your Home area in WebLearn for your resources, links, calendar etc. and an online file store (100MB) for personal use.

Use WebLearn

Guidance on using WebLearn

Mobile Oxford

  • Dedicated web site for smartphone users
  • m.ox.ac.uk
    • Search for a library book and be guided to the libraries that have it in stock
    • Look at a map of Oxford to find colleges, departments, libraries, and the nearest pub, cafe, postbox, etc.
    • Get a live feed for bus stops in Oxford telling you when the next bus is arriving
    • Get access to the University’s podcasts
    • Quick search for phone numbers and email addresses of staff and students and lots more

Other IT facilities

  • Run a keyword search from the search box at the top of this page (and every page on this site)
  • Browse the services available in our Service catalogue index
  • Refer to the web pages of your college or department for specialist local IT facilities