Welcome to Library and IT at Stirling – Autumn 2022

Information Services invites you to join us for some fantastic events to help you hit the ground running when it comes to the Library and IT at the University of Stirling.

What’s on…

Welcome Lounge

Pop by the Welcome Lounge on Monday 26 September from 11am to 3pm in Campus Central, level 3, to enjoy a fun introduction to the University of Stirling! You’ll have the opportunity to meet new people and speak to all the fantastic departments in the University who will make up your experience as a student here.

Essential Student Guide to Library and IT Services

Learn all about the Library and IT services at Stirling including how to install Office365 for free, access our many online resources, and use our wonderful Library. All new students are asked to attend the Essential Guide to Library and IT Services workshop. This workshop will give you a head start in your academic studies.

DateTimeBook a place
Wednesday 24th August1-2pmBook now
Monday 12th September12-1pmBook now
Wednesday 14th September1-2pmBook now
Wednesday 21st September1-2pmBook now
Wednesday 28th September1-2pmBook now
Wednesday 5th October1-2pmBook now
Wednesday 12th October1-2pmBook now

Canvas and Technologies for Learning

Wondering how to make your way around Canvas? Join one of our Canvas orientation workshops for advice on logging in/navigation, setting up notifications, groups and using group tools, getting help, and our new Teams integration. Canvas and Technologies for Learning is a compulsory workshop for all students.

DateTimeBook a place
Tuesday 6th September1-2pmBook now
Tuesday 13th September1-2pmBook now
Thursday 22th September1-2pmBook now
Monday 26th Septmeber12-1pmBook now

Stirling Essentials Study Skills Workshops

We have a great set of library and IT study skills webinar workshops to help you prepare for successful study at Stirling. The webinars are informal and there will be opportunities to ask questions. We’ve listed some of them below. For more information and to book a place click on the title of the session(s) you are interested in.

Date and timeTitle
Friday 23rd September, 12-1pmMicrosoft Office 365: getting the most from your Stirling account
Tuesday 27th September, 12-1pmTech Tips to Help you Learn

Visit Stirling Essentials Study Skills Workshops for a full list of all study skills webinars including sessions on writing, reading, studying, and researching.

IT basic steps

New to using a computer? Maybe your only IT experience is with your phone or tablet. Come along to our session to get some help getting to grips with some very basic IT skills. How to log on, how to use a mouse, how to open apps and how to save to OneDrive.

DateTimeBook a place
Tuesday 20th September11-12pmBook now
Tuesday 27th September11-12pmBook now

Library Tours

Check out the Library, meet our friendly Library staff and find out all about the services and facilities on offer.

Find a tour time to suit you

Wi-Fi Wizards

Need help getting connected to Wi-Fi? Our Wi-Fi Wizards will help you get online. You’ll find them, in the Library on level 2 in front of the Information Centre.

The University of Stirling app!

Get all your university services at your fingertips with our University of Stirling app! The University of Stirling app provides real-time, on-the-go, anytime information to support you during your time at Stirling. It is available to all students and staff for free.

Find the app on the Apple Store or the Google Play Store by searching for University of Stirling.

Get Social

Keep up-to-date with all your Library and IT information by following us on social media.

See the University’s handy guide to find out more about what you can expect during your first week at Stirling.