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Welcome to Blackboard Learn

System Announcements

  • Blackboard Downtime 6th - 10th July 2015 (Monday, 15 June 2015)

    Blackboard will be unavailable for a maximum of 5 days from 7am on Monday 6th July.

    The following support page explains why the date for the update has been selected and why the update will take 5 days. The page will also be used to provide information during the update process.  Blackboard Downtime Information

    The date for this work has been selected to minimise disruption but we apologise for the inevitable inconvenience this will cause to those programmes which are active during this time.

  • Out-of-Hours Service (Wednesday, 21 January 2015)

    Information Services, in partnership with Library and the Office for Digital Learning, are pleased to announce the launch of our extended 24/7, 365 days a year IT support service.  Designed to enhance our service to all staff and students, this will be active from Wednesday 21st January at 5pm.

    Please see this link for more details:

Having Problems?

Find information about solving the most common Blackboard Learn problems, including blocked ports, java, and supported browsers in Frequently Asked Questions.

Blackboard Usernames and Passwords

staff - e + staff number e.g. e123456.
students - student ID number e.g. B00345678.
associates - a + associate number e.g. a1234.

For staff, your password for Blackboard Learn is the same as your network (AD) or email password.

For students, your password for Blackboard is your 'network password'.

Need help with usernames and passwords?

Blackboard Mobile Learn

Blackboard Learn is now available as a free app for your mobile device. Search for "Blackboard Mobile Learn" in the Android Marketplace, Blackberry App World or Apple App Store. In Blackboard Mobile Learn you can access learning materials, create discussion threads and posts, and comment on blogs and journals - all from your mobile device.