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You'll be using different technologies as a student. Here's a useful summary of the different services you'll come across: LIS - Technologies at UHI

You may also need access to a device at home. You can check if you have a suitable device and home broadband network to ensure a stable, consistent experience here: LIS - Buying your own device (uhi.ac.uk)

However, if you don't, please don't let this worry you. Our learning resource centre at our main Inverness College UHI campus is open, providing access to computers. We also have a laptop lending service and support in place for students experiencing digital poverty. Our student support team can help you if you have any questions. 

As a student, you'll also have free access to Microsoft Office 365. You should also set up OneDrive for Students, which gives you 1TB of cloud storage for saving your documents. Guidance is available here.

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ICT Information

Find out more about our ICT team and what they can help with, including:

  • Logging onto computers
  • Logging onto wi-fi on campus
  • Accessing MyDay, our student portal
  • Your student email
  • Printing
  • ICT problems
An Introduction to Brightspace, your Virtual Learning Environment content

An Introduction to Brightspace, your Virtual Learning Environment

Learning is delivered in a variety of ways, depending on your course. It may be delivered completely face to face, blended (a combination of face to face and remote, timetabled classes) or online, where you study independently at a time of your choosing. 

We have been developing and delivering remote learning for over 20 years using a combination of video conferencing and inventive remote learning technologies. 

Remote and online learning takes place through our virtual learning environment, Brightspace. You will also find a link to Brightspace on MyDay. Your Personal Development Advisor (PDA) or Personal Academic Tutor (PAT) will introduce you to Brightspace when you start. Login using your user ID (student number) and password.

Brightspace provides access to course material, assignments, discussion boards and recorded sessions. It also includes information on support.

Further information and support on using Brightspace

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An Introduction to MyDay, the Student Portal

The MyDay student portal is a one stop shop for student related information. We recommend you download the MyDay student portal app to your smart phone once you enrol. This can be download via iTunes or Google Play

Login to MyDay with your user ID (studentnumber@uhi.ac.uk) and password. MyDay allows quick access to services like the student newsroom, email and your timetable, as well as the ICT servicedesck and Student Hub on UHI Records.

For more information, visit: Services - myday (uhi.ac.uk)