News & Events

Creating accessible learning content - Ally for Canvas now available

Ally, a tool that will help you to make digital learning content more accessible for students, is now fully integrated into Canvas.

Last modified: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 08:47:26 BST

Canvas is here

The Canvas Implementation Team are pleased to announce that the University has now fully transitioned to Canvas, the University’s exciting new Virtual Learning Environment. Find out more about recent updates and the next steps.

Last modified: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 14:52:38 BST

August webinar dates now available

Colleagues can now book onto Canvas webinars taking place in August. Find out more about the range of sessions available and book your place.

Last modified: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:32:52 BST

New Features Available in Canvas

New features added to Canvas to further personalise the Canvas experience and save time.

Last modified: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 09:20:25 BST

Blackboard to Canvas Assessment Update

As we near the Blackboard to Canvas transition date and all use of Blackboard ends (31 July 2020), this communication provides you with some collated key information on assessment and feedback.

Last modified: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 10:37:37 BST

New Communication and Collaboration webinar, book now

Book your place on this new Communication and Collaboration webinar. New July dates have also just been released for all webinars and colleagues can book now.

Last modified: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 14:33:28 BST

Canvas Baseline available now

The Newcastle University Canvas Baseline sets out the minimum core requirements expected on all University modules within the centrally supported Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

Last modified: Fri, 22 May 2020 16:41:32 BST

June webinar dates now available, book now

Colleagues can now book onto Canvas webinars taking place in June. More dates coming soon.

Last modified: Tue, 12 May 2020 15:53:57 BST

Training now available. Book a session now.

Book onto a one hour webinar which will cover the core functionality and exciting new features of Canvas and provide colleagues with the skills and knowledge to set up their Canvas courses ready for the 2020/21 academic year.

Last modified: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:52:24 BST

Latest Canvas Implementation Update - April 2020

The University is changing from Blackboard to Canvas on 1 August 2020. This move is still going ahead but we are changing the way we support colleagues to make this change, given the current Covid-19 situation.

Last modified: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:32:08 BST

Covid-19 - Changes to Canvas Training

In line with government and Public Health England guidance, the University is supporting social distancing which means that no Canvas face to face sessions will take place in April and May.

Last modified: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 13:13:53 GMT

Exciting Canvas update

Colleagues can now access Canvas and book onto first phase of training

Last modified: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:59:59 GMT

Fantastic turnout at Canvas Roadshow

Canvas roadshows 20-22 January 2020.

Last modified: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 16:49:43 GMT

Canvas Update Dec 2019

Early adopters identified and upcoming roadshow event.

Last modified: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 16:57:19 GMT