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Next Steps

Now that you have been introduced to the technologies that you will use here at Northumbria University, you can prepare to use them.

Here are some suggested next steps to get you ready. 

Secure your account

1. Check that you have received your enrolment email and IT account details from Northumbria University.

2. Set up Duo - two-factor authentication at https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/Duoinfo.

3. Register for the self-service password reset service at www.northumbria.ac.uk/passwordsecurity.

4. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/passwordreset to reset your password.

Download free apps

5. Download the NU Connect and SafeZone apps to keep you connected and safe while on campus.

6. Install free versions of Office products on your personal device from www.northumbria.ac.uk/downloads

7. Sign in to your University email account.

Access University systems

8. Explore the Student Portal to find sources of help and information at myportal.northumbria.ac.uk

9. Login to MyAccess and remotely connect to Northumbria University at myaccess.northumbria.ac.uk 

10. Sign in to Blackboard to browse Northumbria University’s online digital learning space.  

Once you have fully enrolled, you can begin the next stage of your Northumbria University digital induction within Blackboard. These induction materials which can be found in your Programme, offer detailed guides on how you will use the University technologies to get the most from your studies. 

You may also want to self-enrol on the Student to Professional - Digital Skills Organisation HLS0219, look out for posters at events or at the IT Place.

Where can I get further help?

IT Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

View IT Support contact details.


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