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Visual Communication Tools Online

Dear Participant

The UWC Library cordially invites you to attend and participate in a Digital Literacies training opportunity on “Visual Communication Tools”.

Delivery Mode, Date and Time:

Online: Zoom Conference Call

(You will receive a joining link, https://uwc.zoom.us/j/93594941257, on email after completing registration below)

Wednesday, 29 March

13h00 - 14h00


Canva is a free graphics design and publishing tool that you can use for all your visual communication needs, whether it be for professional documents for your studies or work, Instagram, YouTube, etc.

Come learn how to design something special with Canva! No prior experience is required.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this workshop, you should be able to:

  • Sign up for Canva / Getting started with Canva;
  • Explore the various possibilities of free online template designs;
  • Navigate the Canva editor interface;
  • Create your design using: 
    • Styling and formatting;
    • Grouping and ungrouping;
    • Adding photos, animated graphics, and other design elements;
    • Layering and positioning;
    • Adding and arranging pages;
  • Save, export, and share your design;
  • Collaborate on a team design project, etc.


Source: https://www.canva.com/

Register in advance: 

After registering below, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

In the case where dates are not suitable, presentations can be done by invitation to groups and individuals. For more information please contact the Digital Literacies Librarian at sjeffries@uwc.ac.za.

Bookmark our Monthly Training Calendar to keep an eye out for upcoming events.

Kind regards,
UWC Library Services

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Africa Time (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
  Postgraduate Student     Staff     Undergraduate Student  

Registration is required. There are 55 seats available.

Event Organizer

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Sylvester Jeffries

Please contact me on sjeffries@uwc.ac.za or book an appointment to consult with me.


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