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Learn now available as app

The University has licensed the Mobile Learn App. It is now available to all students and staff for free.

We know many people use their phones and tablets on the go. Mobile Learn gives you extra flexibility to check your courses wherever you are. The app gives you a cleaner, faster view of Learn courses, optimised for smaller touch screens on mobile devices.

Learn dashboard on iPhone

How do I get the app?

The app is available for phones and tablets using Apple iOS 6+ or Android 2.3+ and can be downloaded from the appropriate app store for your device (e.g. iTunes or Google Play). Search for Blackboard Mobile.

Once downloaded, select The University of Edinburgh from a list of institutions and you will then be able to login using your EASE details.

What can I do on the app?

The Mobile Learn app provides easy access to your courses in Learn, on the go, on the bus, in the café, any time. Features include:

  • Notifications
  • Access to messages from your tutors
  • Ability to take part in discussions
  • Access to your grades

For more information about the Mobile Learn app, please see the Information Services webpages.

Further information on Mobile Learn