The University has a subscription to access e-learning materials from Microsoft's IT Academy for all members of the University. The Microsoft IT Academy Online Learning Program is a web-based resource for both students and staff.
Microsoft E-Learning allows you to learn at your own pace in your own time with flexible, interactive and rich online content.
There are range of courses offered, a selection of Windows (8.1 & 7), the latest Office applications, Office 10 and Microsoft 365 courses are available below. These courses are free to University staff and students.
To access the courses below, use the following link in an INTERNET EXPLORER browser, and login with your Staff/Student ID@uad.ac.uk, this should authenticate to an Abertay login page where you can login with your usual credendtials - MS IT Academy.
When prompted enter one of the access codes listed below. Note: each Access code only needs to be entered once to add the content to your learning account.
Getting Started with OneDrive for Business
Access Code: 44NDBKGKM3FJ4A
Getting Started with Skype for Business
Access Code: 4E39QPJB59K6YX
Getting Started with Office 2016
Includes:Word 2016, Excel 2016, Powerpoint 2016, OneNote 2016, Outlook 2016
Access Code: 6U2KUYALVQ2KWT
Microsoft Office Online Essentials (365)
Access Code: Y95FKPQ94APK2V
Getting Started with Windows 10
Includes: Get Started with Windows 10 & Get the most from Windows 10
Access Code: ZQR8QWU4ATLCYC
Windows 8.1 Essentials
Includes: Windows 8.1 Desktop Essentials & Windows 8.1 Start Screen Essentials
Access Code: PNR73QHZZ42BKW
Windows 7 Essentials
Includes: Windows 7 Essentials I & Windows 7 Essentials II
Access Code: JZXNC26HHZT7YG
Microsoft Office iPad Essentials
Access Code: MZU8VGDS9ABYEV