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Get Ahead 2022: Digital Skills

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Who we are and what we do


LSBU's Digital Skills Centre (DSC) supports students and staff to improve their digital skills by offering in-house training and support on a wide range of applications.

These applications include:

  • Moodle (LSBU's learning content portal)
  • MyLSBU (our student intranet portal)
  • Office365 (for programmes such as Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Microsoft Teams (video lecture/conferencing software)


The DSC is also a registered test centre offering access to the Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Professional Certifications. Complete these alongside your degree programme to gain extra, valuable skills that are in demand with employers!


Free software to support your learning


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Once you are fully enrolled with LSBU, you will be able to download selected software free of charge, including the Microsoft Office 365 suite (giving access to Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint).

See a full list and find out more on our Software Downloads page.


Thinking about your digital footprint


Protecting your privacy online and making sure that your data is safe is very important.

Watch the video and explore the following links to pick up some useful tips for staying safe online:



Contact information


  • Email: Contact Library and Learning Resources on MyAccount or digitalskills@lsbu.ac.uk
  • Office location: Level 1, LSBU Hub

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