shuspace is changing in September!

The University is replacing shuspace, our current student portal, with a new student portal which will be hosted on the same system that runs our external webpages (www.shu.ac.uk). This new student portal will provide some advantages over the current shuspace, such as a modern look and feel, reduced duplication of web content, a better mobile…

Reminder: Blackboard upgrade – 27-29 July 2018

This summer’s Blackboard upgrade is scheduled to take place during the weekend 27-29 July 2018. The upgrade will start at 5pm on Friday 27th July and continue throughout the weekend. It is predicted that the Blackboard system will be available again by the morning of Sunday 29th July but it should be considered at risk…

Changes to Blackboard to support students submitting work

Tomorrow morning (13 March), there will be a few changes to Blackboard based on issues students have had around the submission of work and viewing of feedback. Students using the Microsoft Edge web browser when submitting their work will receive a pop-up message warning them that we strongly recommend they use another browser. This is because Edge…

Turnitin downtime on Saturday 17 March

Turnitin has advised us that the service will be unavailable to all users from 4pm – 10pm on Saturday 17 March. This maintenance is due to hardware updates and performance improvements that will ensure Turnitin remains stable, particularly during high submission periods.

PebblePad Upgrade – 30 January 2018

PebblePad will be unavailable for approximately 20 minutes at 7am on 30 January as they complete an upgrade. Students and staff will be unable to access Pebble+ or ATLAS during that time. The service should be considered at risk for another 1 hour. There are two changes included in this upgrade. The first is a…