Blackboard Resources for Students

TOPIC_your_accountBlackboard is a web based service where you may find materials for your course, as well as interactive features such as online tests and discussion boards.

This iSolutions Blackboard support web site contains information and help for students using Blackboard.

If you want to find out more about using Blackboard please take a look at the links listed below. If you have any questions about Blackboard please read our student support page to find out who to contact and what information you should supply.

We're upgrading BlackboardFind out about this year’s Blackboard upgrade

The University will be upgrading the Blackboard Virtual Learning Environment during the weekend of 1 and 2 July, with 3 July reserved as a contingency day. During the upgrade Blackboard will be unavailable to users. If you are concerned that you will be affected you can download materials in advance to then use during the upgrade weekend.

powerGetting started with Blackboard

Use our getting started guide to power up your Blackboard usage and start your University career like a boss.

digiblackAccess Blackboard

You can find out how to access Blackboard from this web page. Blackboard is accessible from on or off campus, all you need is a web browser and an internet connection.

upgrade_toolbox_webNew features in Blackboard

Find out about the new features and updates that have been brought to Blackboard following this summer’s upgrade.

guideHow to…Guides for using Blackboard

We have a number of straightforward step by step guides that will show you how to perform any tasks expected of you within your Blackboard course such as submitting an assignment, writing a blog/journal entry, taking part in group work, writing a wiki page, gaining an achievement, and more.

appicns_chromeSupported web browsers

To access Blackboard you need a web browser. We keep a list of which web browsers and operating systems are supported. Whilst other browsers and operating systems may also work with Blackboard, if should experience any issues please see if you can replicated the issue whilst using an officially supported browser before reporting it.

bbsutdnetBlackboard mobile app

Find out about the Blackboard mobile app that makes it easier to access Blackboard on your phone or tablet.

student5iSolutions student FAQ for Blackboard

If you have a question about Blackboard it may well have been answered in this list of Frequently Asked Questions.

phoneyStudent support for Blackboard

This web page describes how to get help and support with Blackboard.

spyInformation available to instructors about student usage of Blackboard

To assist course instructors in assessing academic progress, Blackboard provides a number of tools which provide information about student use of Blackboard courses. This page describes what information can be collected about your usage of a Blackboard course.