Presentations

Create slides that work

Create slides that workGeneral design principles for presentation slides:

  • Not too much text;
  • One main idea per slide;
  • Slides as prompts;
  • Good use of colour and font.

Creating presentation slides (PDF opens in new window)

Remember:

Slides are only an aid to your presentation. What you have to say constitutes your presentation. Never write everything you want to say on a presentation slide.

Click below for the Southampton Solent University slide template and a PowerPoint template for the Warsash Maritime Academy:

Slide Template (PPT)
Warsash Maritime Academy template (PPT)