Blackboard for Students

Follow this link to find all our resources for students. From here you will find a Getting Started guide, a Frequently Asked Questions list, and a number of “How To…” guides that will take you through using Blackboard step-by-step.

Blackboard for Staff

Follow this link to find all our resources for staff. From here you will find a Getting Started guide, some Top Tips, and almost every aspect of using Blackboard is covered in our step-by-step guides.


Panopto Lecture Capture

Guides for Panopto creators

Questionmark Perception

Questionmark Perception

For information on the University’s on-line computer based exam systems. Most resources are for staff, but do include student videos.

Office 365

Office 365 and OneDrive

Is Microsoft’s cloud based service that includes a full suite of Office applications and file storage, which is available for all Staff, PGR’s and Students; for students this service also includes emails.


MySouthampton app

The University’s official mobile app that also works in all major web browsers. MySouthampton has specific information profiles for: Students, Staff, New Students, Guests and Prospective Students with their Family and Friends.



eFolio is a suite of tools including an ePortfolio, module blogging tools, tutor dashboard, research participant pool, module registers and others. eFolio help page and FAQs can be found here

External links

CLS Room Guide

The CLS Guide provides concise advice to help tutors use this equipment as well as instructions on connecting their own laptop or mobile device.

VPN Instructions

How to connect to the Southampton University VPN. Your staff or student password is required to view this guide.


Access a virtual public workstation from your own device