Students do group work at a PC

Blackboard is the University's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) used to support learning.

Each academic module has a Blackboard course attached to it and students are automatically enrolled onto these each semester.

Students use Blackboard to access module learning materials, eSubmit work for marking and for collaboration.

Take a tour of Blackboard

Logo for Blackboard

Watch our short video guide and find out how to get the most out of Blackboard.

Blackboard app

This allows you to access your Blackboard modules and:

  • read module announcements
  • review lecture materials
  • participate in discussion board topics, blogs and wikis
  • view grades for assignments you have submitted
  • register your attendance.


Download the app

  • Visit the app store for your device and search for Blackboard.
  • Open the app and select University of Salford.
  • Login with your University network username and password.
  • You will then see the main navigation menu which lists the modules you are enrolled on.