The training programme is divided into the following target groups:

  • workshops available to all,
  • workshops for specific Schools,
  • workshops tailored to particular roles
    (e.g. PhD student only, Research Staff only)

Booking a workshop

Please login to your OPD account to book workshops. Your username in the OPD booking system is always your staff ID/student matriculation number (case sensitive).  The first time you login your password will be the same as your ID.

You must change this password to a new unique password. We advise a minimum of 8 digits consisting of a mixture of letters, numbers (no other characters/symbols). We advise that you use a password distinct from your University username and password to increase security.

If you are an associate member of staff, please email OPD@dundee.ac.uk for your account details.

Login to your account

Browsing workshops

Once you have your username and password simply login to the booking system, browse the course lists using the search functions, and view details using the magnifying glass icon at the right-hand side of the workshop row.

Before placing a booking you should click on 'run pre-enrolment check' to confirm that the workshop is suitable for your background (this will be indicated on the check as 'pre-requisites').  Then simply click place booking to reserve your place on the workshop (you will automatically be placed on the waiting list if a workshop is fully booked).

Workshop Bookings

Confirmation and cancellations

An automated confirmation email will be sent to your University of Dundee email address to confirm your booking details.

You will be able to cancel bookings/accept offers of places if you are on the waiting list by selecting the 'my training applications' option from the drop down menu at the top of the screen.

Please note that you will not be able to cancel your booking via the website with less than 3 working days before the workshop. If less than 3 working days before a workshop, please email OPD@dundee.ac.uk to cancel.

Terms and Conditions

Please read our terms and conditions for bookings before placing any bookings.