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Blackboard to be upgraded

2 August 2012

Blackboard, the University's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), is being upgraded to Service Pack 8 this summer.

The latest upgrade will make navigation in the Blackboard environment simpler, as well as giving it a new look and feel.

For more details about the changes to Blackboard, and other systems that link to Blackboard, visit our VLE News for Students blog. You can subscribe to the blog by RSS feed or by email – you'll find the "subscribe by email" option at the top of the blog.

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We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 180-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.

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