Create academic posters using PowerPoint

Course Overview

You can use PowerPoint to create academic posters for presentations at conferences and other exhibitions. PowerPoint is not a program typically used for publication layout or graphics, but it is convenient to use for poster-making.

What will I get out of this course?

These practical tips and guidelines for producing posters in PowerPoint will help you to:

  • use the University templates
  • insert and format text
  • insert and image files

Who is it for?

Postgraduate researchers (PGR) and students who want to use Microsoft PowerPoint to create academic posters.

What prior experience do I need?

You should have a basic knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint before attending this course.

Book a place

  • Postgraduate researchers, you can book a place on this workshop through MyPGR
  • Undergraduate and masters students, for more information or to arrange a departmental session please contact


The course will take place in a PC area and you will have an individual PC to work on, therefore places are limited.

Further information

If you have any questions about the workshop content and arrangements email:

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