Google Apps for Education – Google Calendar

Google Calendar Google Calendar is a straightforward calendar app that allows you to organise all your appointments, events, and tasks. The most attractive feature of Google Calendar is the flexibility it offers you in terms of creating individual calendars. By doing this you can create a calendar each for personal appointments, timetabled classes, and so on.…

Google Apps for Education – Google Sites

Google Sites Ever wondered how nice it would be to create your own webpage without the hassle of coding? Especially for those of us who don’t know any programming languages, Google now offers Google Sites. Google Sites is a tool that helps you build sites. You can also build team websites through which you can share and collaborate…

Google Apps for Education – Google Drive

  Google Drive Google drive is your personal hard drive space to store, access, create,edit, and share files and folders of all types. Google drive also includes Google apps like Google Docs (Word), Google Sheets (Excel), and Google Slides (Powerpoint). With Google Drive, you can now share files and folders with other contacts to enable collaborative working. What’s…

Google Apps for Education

  Google Apps for education is a free suite of programs provided by Google to support universities, colleges, and schools. They include: 1.  Google Mail (Gmail) 2.  Google Drive (Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets) 3. Google Sites 4. Google Groups 5. Google Calendar 6. Google Keep 7. Google Forms   Google Apps can be…

LibreOffice – Free Office Suite

If you’re feeling you’re having to pay an arm and leg for Microsoft Office, LibreOffice might be a useful alternative. LibreOffice is an extremely competent Office suite, that is open source, cross-platform, and most importantly, it is free.  You can add extensions to your LibreOffice suite which means you can personalise the look, its features, and…

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Introduction to Sway

What is Sway? Not Powerpoint! If you are using or intend to use Sway solely as a presentation tool, you’re probably using it wrong. Sway is a fresh new tool for easily creating web content. It is more suited to today’s audience than presentations. Embedding Content Currently you can embed the following content into sway making…

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Keeping your Data Safe: Getting Organised

This is the first in a series of articles discussing how to keep your data safe both on and off campus and will cover topics such as keeping you device secure, getting your data organised and backing it up should something go wrong. Keeping your data safe is not just about keeping your computer secure…