Lynda.com is one of the largest and most popular software and skills training websites and is free for UQ students and staff.

Log in to lynda.com

Browse videos and tutorials on:

  • photography
  • video editing
  • group work 
  • Microsoft products
  • statistical software and much more

Accessing Lynda.com

A modern, up-to-date browser is required to use the site on mobile or desktop.

  1. Go to www.lynda.com
  2. Click Sign in 
  3. Select Sign in with your organisational portal
  4. Type www.uq.edu.au
  5. Click Continue
  6. At the UQ login page enter your usual UQ student or staff log in and password E.g. username: s1234567 (using the first 7 digits of your student number)

Lynda.com login screen example

Link to a Lynda.com tutorial

  1. Search for a software or skill tutorial after logging in
  2. Click on Share
  3. Copy the URL under Share this course within your organisation so that UQ students and staff can access the tutorial

Alternatively, you can simply add ?org=uq.edu.au to the end of the URL of any tutorial.

Playlists

You can save and organise the tutorials into playlists to share in your courses.

Add a Lynda.com tutorial to a Playlist

 

  1. Search for the software or skill tutorial in Lynda.com 
  2. Click Add to Playlist   
  3. Select the playlist or create a new playlist

Share a Playlist

  1. Go to your Playlists under your profile
  2. Choose the playlist you want to share
  3. Click on Make public. Private playlists cannot be shared
  4. Choose Share
  5. Click on URL link
  6. Copy the URL under Copy link for someone within University of Queensland SAML

Need more help using Lynda.com?

Lynda.com support