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From September 2023, the University will move to our brand new Digital Learning Environment - Canvas replacing The Hub (Blackboard Learn) at Queen Margaret University.

Canvas will provide a more consistent and accessible experience that promotes student-centred learning through a modern and more user-friendly platform. 

You can login to Canvas using the button below or the quick link bar at the top of this website. 

User your QMU email address and password to login. 

Login to Canvas

Don't forget to download the new Canvas app.  See below for more information


How to login to Canvas

All staff and students can now login to Canvas on

Canvas uses Microsoft authentication for login. Use your full University email address and password to log into Canvas.

If you are already logged in to Microsoft you will bypass this.

Canvas Mobile Apps for Students and Teachers

Canvas has two mobile apps available, one for staff and another for students. Both apps have most of the same functionality as the web-based version of Canvas.

How to download the Canvas Mobile Apps

The Canvas Teacher and Student apps are available from both the Google Play and iOS app stores.

Canvas Teacher App

Canvas Student App

Guidance on using the Apps

Canvas 'Tier 1' Support - 24/7

Canvas provides ‘24/7 Tier 1’ support. Students and staff can contact the Canvas in-house support 24/7/365 through online ticket submission, chat or phone. 

For any questions or problems within the Canvas system students and staff should contact Canvas support first

Canvas Support can be contacted in a number of ways from the 'Help' button in the global navigation menu.

Canvas Guidance for Students

Passport to Canvas for Students provides you with you everything you need to know about using Canvas and other learning technologies as a student at QMU.

Canvas Training and Guidance for Staff

Self Paced Learning

Growing with Canvas at QMU is a self-paced course for staff to learn how to use Canvas.

Materials includes:

  • Navigation and communicating with students
  • Building content and course design
  • Student activities and collaboration opportunities
  • Marking and feedback

Online Webinars

Canvas Training webinars led by the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) team are scheduled and available for booking.

IT Services

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