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The main learning platform for all students. Provides core learning information for every module, and access to tools designed to enhance the student’s learning experience.

Blackboard is the University’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) providing you with access to your learning materials, resources and services to support your studies.

It is the main learning platform for all students, with every course providing core learning information through dedicated sites for each module. The VLE also provides a range of additional tools and services to enhance engagement, allowing for digital activities as well as access to resources and communication tools.

Blackboard has recently undergone an upgrade, providing a more accessible, responsive and intuitive environment. All Blackboard sites from September 2022 will be in a new 'Ultra' format, whereas previous years' Blackboard sites will retain their 'Original' format.

For online guidance, please select the required Blackboard format from the links below: