ARC Training

Please refer to the following online  PDF Presentation
  • a quick introduction to the ARC computing facilities
  • practical experience with using the ARC systems

Training Prerequisites

Before trying the practical session please read the FAQ entries on how to log in to the ARC systems and on how to transfer files.  

Also an Introduction to Linux 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.


The following course material is available from past training courses.

  • ARC: Statistical learning for data science - data wrangling with R