ARC Training Sessions

Introduction to ARC, please click on each date to open the relevant registration form 
Wednesday 26th January 2022, 10.30 am - 12.00pm
Wednesday 9th February 2022, 10.30 am - 12.00pm 
Wednesday 2nd March 2022, 10.30 am - 12.00pm 


The session is suitable for new ARC users and will include 

  • a quick introduction to the ARC computing facilities
  • practical experience with using the ARC systems

Training Prerequisites

Please ensure you are familiar with the ARC User Guide. Additionally, if you are unfamiliar with the Linux command line environment, a good quality Introduction to Linux reference is available online :

In order to connect to the University network, trainees may need to use the VPN service.  An alternative is to use the IT Services server; to activate an account on it a user first needs to go to and select 'Manage Linux Shell Account' situated towards the bottom of the page.


ARC Drop-in sessions 

The ARC team plan to hold fortnightly drop-in sessions for ARC users during term time. These will be scheduled starting Thursday 27th January 2022, 10.30am for 1 hour via Microsoft Teams using the link below :

Future drop-in session dates are scheduled as follows:
Thursday 27th January 10:30 - 11:30
Thursday 10th February 10:30 - 11:30
Thursday 24th February 10:30 - 11:30
At least one member of the ARC Team will be available in the drop-in session to respond to your queries.
Please note, the drop-in sessions should not be used as a replacement for submitting support ticket to the team; nor should it be used for inquiries related to existing support tickets.