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Learning technology


eVision is the University's student management system. Through eVision you can select and make changes to your programme of study, select and submit your paper selection for approval each year, as well as view your timetable, update your contact details, check your personal details, and apply to graduate.

You can log into your eVision portal, using the student usernme and password you are given when you obtain your student ID card, at You can also go to and select the For current students menu of the University.


Many papers at Otago use Blackboard as a teaching resource. Blackboard is an online learning management system on which your lecturers and tutors may put up course information, lecture notes and other communications. Blackboard can be used for online chat forums, and some papers require you to submit assignments through Blackboard.

To access Blackboard, go to or click the Blackboard link on the For current students menu of the University website. You can log in using your University username and password (issued when you obtain your student ID card). For more information on how to use Blackboard, see the Blackboard FAQs for students.