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University of Newcastle Library Guides

Digital capabilities: Use Canvas

A guide to help you with basic and more advanced digital skills for university learning

Overview of Canvas

Watch this video for an overview of Canvas for students.

200 - Canvas Overview for Students from Instructure Canvas Community on Vimeo.


Transitioning from Blackboard?

Look at the University's explanation page to find out why we're changing and what some of the new features will be.

Need help?

Take a look at this information sheet for a summary of helpful information.  

If you want to read more, click on 'Canvas Help', then Search the Canvas Guides to learn how to log in, access course content, communicate, complete tests and assignments, and generally stay on track.