Blackboard scheduled maintenance, Friday, 6 November, 1 am – 7 am

Blackboard has advised us that there will be scheduled maintenance taking place on Friday, November 6, between 1 am and 7 am. The purpose of the maintenance is to upgrade firmware on their datacentre’s cluster switches.

No impact is expected during this time; however, Blackboard is classing this maintenance as potentially service-impacting.

During the maintenance, you can check Blackboard’s service status page.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you have any questions, please email

Please check the IT service status page to see how the University’s systems and services are working and for planned maintenance information.

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