The annual Blackboard course rollover is being delayed in order to allow as many schools as possible to take advantage of the new standard Blackboard templates. Therefore, your 2020 courses may not be available to you until the week beginning August 10th. For schools that have adopted the templates, their 2020 courses are already being made available. If you have any queries, please contact email@example.com.
The Digital Education Office will be upgrading Blackboard from 5 pm on Wednesday 5th August 2020. Blackboard will be unavailable until midday on Thursday 6th August. (Please note that these dates have been changed from those announced earlier, following consultation with schools.)
This update is part of essential service maintenance. The core Blackboard functionality and interface will remain the same, but the upgrade will allow us to explore integration with Microsoft Office 365.
Blackboard will be performing scheduled infrastructure maintenance for Collaborate on Thursday, July 23 between midnight and 4 am. Collaborate will experience intermittent availability during this maintenance window.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.
The Digital Education Office will be upgrading Blackboard from 5 pm on Monday 3rd August 2020. Blackboard will be unavailable until midday on Tuesday 4th August.
This update brings a range of performance and feature improvements, as well as important bug fixes, to Blackboard.
Blackboard have informed us that this maintenance is not needed on our system, so there will be no downtime on Sunday 31 May.
Please accept our apologies for the unnecessary earlier announcement.
UPDATE: Blackboard have informed us that this maintenance is not required on our system, so there will be no downtime.
In order to ensure the stability of Blackboard during the exam period, essential maintenance will be carried out on the system between 7am and 8am (BST) on Sunday 31 May. During this time, Blackboard will not be available, so please plan accordingly.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this downtime causes.
Blackboard will be performing scheduled maintenance for Collaborate between 11 pm on Wednesday 8 April and 3 am on Thursday 9 April. You will experience intermittent availability of the scheduler, sessions and recordings during this time. Blackboard will try to minimise downtime and will not necessarily use the entire maintenance window.
Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this causes.