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Digital capabilities: Use Canvas

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

What is Canvas?

Canvas is the University of Newcastle's Learning Management System, or LMS. It's where you can find all your course information, readings, assignments, and learning content. 

Explore the boxes on this page to discover more.

Canvas videos

Click this link for a Canvas video playlist for students.

Need help?

Look at this information sheet for a summary of helpful information.  

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