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WebCT upgraded to Blackboard Learn

New Ulster VLE is now available!

The Ulster Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) has been upgraded to Blackboard Learn. Blackboard Learn is the next generation of VLE, offering an improved user experience, with the latest online technologies to support your learning.

Accessing Blackboard Learn

All Ulster students can access Blackboard Learn via the student Portal (at with a link to Blackboard available from the top banner) or from the web address Log in to the Portal or Blackboard Learn using your student ‘B’ number and your network password.

Support for Students

You should find Blackboard Learn intuitive to use, however help and support is available, including:

  • A Blackboard Learn Student Orientation Course is available to all students from within Blackboard Learn. This course helps you become familiar with the new environment and provides instruction on how to use the various tools, e.g. post to a blog or submit an assignment.

Blackboard Learn available from:

Ask a Question

If you have any questions about the upgrade to Blackboard Learn, please contact the Blackboard Learn Helpdesk using the form below.


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