Did you know about AppHub?

At Sheffield Hallam University, there’s now a new way to access software. We’ve launched AppHub, a platform that gives you access to a range of applications that you can launch as you use them. To use AppHub, launch the app from a university PC or laptop. You can browse through the apps or use the search…

Did you know: Referencing just got easier with APA

Effective from September 2016, the University has adopted the APA 6th ed. referencing style for most courses. If you’re unsure about the referencing system that your course follows, make sure you find out from your tutors or module leaders. The APA 6th ed. referencing style is a widely recognised style that follows the author/date method that…

Did you know: Four Free Alternatives to Photoshop

GIMP GIMP or GNU Image Manipulation Program is a free, open-source image editor and is available on multiple operating systems including Windows, OS X, and Linux. Since it is an open source software, it allows you the access the program and make changes to it as per your needs. Among features that stand out in…

Did you know: Create secure passwords

The answer to the question ‘How many accounts do you have online?’ is not a simple one. There’s Facebook, email, that forum you posted on, that website you buy things from, that app you use, that blog you write on – the list is endless. The next question is: How many passwords do you have?…

Did you know the impact of your digital footprint?

Have you heard of the saying, “The internet is forever”? Today, more than ever, there is a need to be concerned about the dangers of sharing personal information online. Everything is googleable – we live in a world where everything you say online is recorded and can be redistributed. Your digital footprint matters What is a digital…

Where is software available at SHU?

A full list of what software and the room it is available in can be found on shuspace at: https://students.shu.ac.uk/shuspacecontent/it/software-list Specialist software in learning centres Specialist software is also available in the Adsetts and Collegiate learning centres. In addition to the standard student PC’s there are currently two categories of PC’s with specialist software. Type…

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Lynda.com Available to Students

All students now have access to Lynda.com – an online library of video tutorials to help you improve your IT skills or learn something new. You can access Lynda.com 24/7 from any PC, smartphone, tablet or laptop. Choose to view bite-sized chunks or watch entire courses at a time. Playlists help you keep track of…