Collaborative Spaces

VLE (Virtual Learning Environment)

Running on the industry standard Blackboard framework, our VLE provides secure and seamless collaborative tools for staff and students, with intuitive sharing of academic content.

Read the VLE starter guide


Lecture capture and media management

Our state-of-the-art system is one of the largest installation of its type in Europe, and offers fully automated video capture for staff and students with comprehensive archiving, generous storage quotas and mobile support. The system also provides ad hoc capture from devices including laptops and tablets.

Learn more about lecture capture


The Portal

Easy access to news, events, updates and online services for staff and students via a simple interface.

Visit The Portal



The University holds a large number of events covering a range of topics, including concerts and performances, networking, exhibitions and lectures. For more information visit the events website.


Keeping up-to-date

Visit the For staff website for news and links to key services and to follow the University’s Twitter feed @universityleeds and @unileedsstaff