Essential IT Skills: Microsoft Office

Published by University of Bedfordshire

Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are used for many different purposes, by Universities, businesses and individuals. 

It is essential that you learn the basics, so you can succeed in your assessments and your career beyond University. If you’re not familiar with Microsoft Office apps, we encourage you to click the links below to engage with our free training resources.

If you don’t already have access to Microsoft Office, don’t panic. Once you have registered as a student, you can download the full suite for free!


Get to know Microsoft Office

Use the free training resources below to familiarise yourself with these essential Microsoft Office applications.


We know that the way in which you learn will be different this year and it is essential that you are comfortable using a computer to engage with your learning. We are investing in many of our IT systems this summer to make sure you have the best experience, we looking forward to sharing more on this in the coming weeks.

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