Access your learning environments

During your studies you will access both physical and virtual learning environments.  The University's virtual learning environment is known as 'UONline'.    

UONline is a collection of technologies used to provide online learning spaces, deliver online content and activities and facilitate online communication and collaboration to support teaching and learning, including:


The learning management system:  used to help facilitate the online interactions between staff and students and their learning and teaching activities.   You will be provided with a number of Blackboard course sites including official teaching sites.  A free mobile app is available for Blackboard courses.

Blackboard Collaborate

Provides access to web-conferencing, collaboration, instant messaging and voice tools within your Blackboard courses.    A Blackboard Collaborate mobile app is available for web conferencing sessions.


This system provides access to recordings of lectures or other video-based resources prepared by lecturers.  Lecture recordings are made available via Blackboard course sites.


A text-matching program used at the University that provides feedback on referencing in written work.  To submit work to Turnitin and view an originality report, access needs to be enabled by Course Co-ordinators or Lecturers within a Blackboard course site.

Academic Integrity Module (AIM)

An online test that provides information on, and tests knowledge of general academic integrity concepts that are required to complete all programs of study at the University.  You must complete and achieve a 100% pass before the end of your first enrolment period. Find more information on AIM.

How can I get help with UONline?

A number of self-help resources are available in UONLine under the Help for Students tab. If you are experiencing technical difficulties, contact the IT Service Desk on (02) 4921 7000 or log a support request via the self-service portal.