This area features 1) a general introduction to LSTOnline for all beginning students, 2) programme specific induction sections, 3) a study skills course for those beginning higher education study in theology, 4) instructions on using LST's online Library and online resources.

Understanding LSTOnline

This is the starting point for all students engaging with LSTOnline, regardless of the programme of study they are involved with. This mini-course not only gives you a taste of the style and format of LST's online study but it also provides you with a fundamental set of information and skills that you will need to make the best of your online study. 

This induction course is compulsory for all new BA online students and you will not be able to enrol on further modules until you have completed this induction.

This mini-course features about 12 hours of learning spread over 5 different units, that deal with a general induction overview, with how online study works, with the learning tools you will use, with assignment submission and attendance and concluding with a test.

No credits

Running 17 September - 5 October 2018

You should be enrolled on this course if you are an online or blended student. If you cannot access the course please write to

Programme-Specific Induction 2018

In addition to the general induction in the previous induction section, there are programme specific features, methodologies and regulations that you need to be familiar with. Please find the programme you have registered for in this section and read your programme-specific induction carefully.

No credits

Running 17 September - 5 October 2017

Study Skills (online)

This short course deals with the skills required to successfully engage with academic study at the in the UK higher educational context, including issues such as reading skills, writing skills, being scholarly and critique. It is specifically aimed at online students, but much material might also be useful to onsite students. Specific guidelines are also provided related to plagiarism, writing essays and format/style issues. You should plan to spend about 5 hours in this course.

No credits

Running 17 September - 5 October 2018

If you think you should be enrolled in your course but you cannot access it, please write to

Teacher: john dennis

Library Induction

This is an induction course to using the LST Library.  The course covers both physical and online resources.

No credits.

Running 17 September - 5 October 2018
If you think you should be enrolled in this course but cannot access it please write to If you wish to enrol in this course the enrolment key is lstonline.


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