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IT Induction and support for learning technologies: IT induction

This guide contains information about IT induction, learning technology, the Microsoft Imagine Academy (MIA) - training courses for Microsoft technologies, Microsoft Office 365, the Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award (iDEA) and ITMS support.

IT induction sessions

During your induction week you will be given an opportunity to see some of the various technologies that will be used by your lecturers and to learn how to access the Blackboard virtual learning environment (vle) and other resources.  


To log on to the university system and access the various student services, such as, your student email and the virtual learning environment (Blackboard), you will need to use the Single Sign-On.

Sign-on page for university services

                        Image of the log In page for university services, the single sign on

To Log In:

  • Your Username: will be the P number that you are given when you enrol and will be in the form P01234567 (P followed by seven or eight numbers)
  • Your Password:  the default password will be in the form   dd/mm/yy

Remember that you must change your password from this default as soon as possible and always keep your passwords private.  Instructions explaining how to change your password are included in the induction presentation information at the links below.


You will be able to review the induction materials by using the links below:


Please remember that it is always useful to attend a live event, when offered, because there are often helpful questions and answers that may not be included in this recording.