Build your practical cloud skills & knowledge with Nectar Research Cloud learning resources, which have varying modes of delivery to suit different user's needs. 


Online live training 


Use research apps anywhere: Nectar Cloud's Virtual Desktop Service

Have you ever wanted to access the Cloud in just a few clicks, with a desktop ready to go?  Join this session to learn what's included with the service and how to use it. No prior experience with the Cloud needed! 

WHEN: 20th February 2023, 3.30pm (AEDT)

Registration here.


Getting started with the Nectar Cloud Dashboard

Learn the basic skills for using the Nectar Cloud Dashboard, including where to apply for resources, how to setup and launch your first Virtual Machine, basic command line terms and more. No prior experience needed!

WHEN: 3rd March 2023, 10:00am (AEDT)

Registration here


Basic Security on the Nectar Cloud

Learn the what you can do on  the Dashboard, your Virtual Machines and on your computer to maintain good security practices while using the Nectar Cloud.

WHEN: 9th March 2023, 11:00am (AEDT)

Registration here



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Self paced materials


Self Help Knowledge Base Articles 

These articles provide further contextual information about the various elements (e.g. storage, security etc) and services of the Nectar Cloud. Access the self help articles

On Demand -  Self Paced Online Tutorials 

Our technical tutorials are for beginner, intermediate and advanced users and we also explain some of our non-technical topics. View the tutorial site here: https://tutorials.rc.nectar.org.au/