Virtual Learning Environment

Blackboard is Bridgwater College’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) that is available at all times from within a web browser. It enables independent learning with access to your course site and resources.

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Subject resources are managed by course teams and may include: session notes, presentations, videos and more. Our course sites may include interactive testing, collaboration tools, instant messaging with instructor (at agreed times), electronic submission, plagiarism checking software, marking and feedback, course calendar, and more.

Login to Blackboard

Using Blackboard, our staff and students explore College information sites, including: Student Induction, Restaurant, Counselling, BCSU, HE, Careers, College systems, Additional Learning Support and more. Sites with free resources for practice are also available for self-enrolment, including Functional Maths, Functional English and Functional ICT.

Blackboard provides access to the College’s eBook and Online Resources subscriptions, Library Catalogue search, ability to book LRC computers, find your print balance and reset your College password.

Bridgwater College students will have access to the Blackboard Mobile Learn app for free (available on iOS, Android, Blackberry). The app allows you to access your course site and teaching materials on your device. Bb Mobile Learn features push notifications, use of electronic submission, mobile compatible tests and collaborative tools (on applicable sites).