Reminder: Blackboard upgrade 28-30 July

This is a reminder about the Blackboard upgrade taking place at the end of July. The upgrade will start at 6pm on Friday 28th July 2017 and is expected to be completed on the afternoon of Saturday 29th July 2017. However, Blackboard should be considered at risk throughout all of Sunday 30th July, which means…

Blackboard Upgrade Weekend – 28-30 July

This summer’s Blackboard upgrade is scheduled to take place during the weekend 28-30 July 2017. The upgrade will start at the end of the day on Friday, 28th July and continue throughout the weekend. It is predicted that the Blackboard system will be available again by the morning of Sunday the 30th but it should be considered at…

Turnitin unavailable for maintenance on 7 January

We have been informed that Turnitin will not be available for any purpose on Saturday 7 January 2017, 3pm-11pm due to essential maintenance. This means students will not be able to submit their work and staff will not be able to access reports during that time period. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause…

iPad loan service now available

The University recently announced changes to its Equipment Policy to facilitate mobile and flexible working, and support the move to online management of assessment in the University. In addition to the roll out of laptops (as required), it was agreed that a central loan service would be developed to provide academic staff with temporary access…

Turnitin unavailable for maintenance on 3 December

We have been informed that Turnitin will not be available for any purpose on 3 December, 3-7pm due to server maintenance and upgrades to increase capacity. This means students will not be able to submit their work and staff will not be able to access reports during that time period. We apologise for any inconvenience…

Turnitin unavailable for maintenance on 5 November

We have been informed that Turnitin will not be available for any purpose on 5 November, 1-6pm due to server maintenance and upgrades. This means students will not be able to submit their work and staff will not be able to access reports during that time period. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause…