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mobile_devices, person holding small mobile devices in the palm of their handThere are a number of mobile apps available to support your studies at the University of Cumbria. These apps allow you to log into your university account and read/edit your learning content and files in Blackboard, PebblePad, OneDrive, etc.

If you only install one app, please ensure that it is the Student Hub app as this provides direct access to all of the systems and services required to support your learning.

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Staff only: Many of these apps work in different ways for you or require additional permissions - please see the "Staff Only" section at the bottom of this page.

  • Student Hub

    studenthub_icon, student hub iconThe Student Hub provides a wide range of easy-to-use, personalised, University of Cumbria services, resources and information at your fingertips. Whether you are studying in Lancaster, Carlisle, Ambleside, London, Barrow or Workington you can access the app whenever you want, from wherever you are.

    Features for students include:
    • Email
    • Calendar
    • Student Enquiry Point
    • Campus Maps
    • My details – view and amend your student record
    • Blackboard – information for your studies, submit assignments, get feedback and take part in discussions
    • Pebblepad – your own personal learning space
    • Library – access the University of Cumbria library catalogue and your account
    • Timetable – see your personal course and exam timetables.
    • Access a wealth of student support information
    • And more…

    When registering and using UoC Student Hub, your credentials are passed directly to the University of Cumbria and not shared with any third party.

    Student Hub App: iOSAndroid


  • Blackboard Student

    blackboard_app_logo, blackboard app pencil logoBlackboard's mobile solution that allows students to stay informed, up-to-date and connected.

    With the Blackboard app, you can:

    • Be notified of course and module announcements
    • Quickly view your courses and module content
    • Take assignments and tests
    • View grades for courses, assignments and tests

    Blackboard Student App: iOSAndroid

    Blackboard App help

    Some users have been encountering issues with some features of the Blackboard App. These issues are not device specific and may include items not loading correctly or notifications not working as expected.

    Blackboard has some good help and troubleshooting pages for the app -

    If you are having issues with certain app features, such as notifications, please make sure you are on the latest version of the app and check the help pages -

    If you are still getting issues, please report them directly to Blackboard via the Settings > Feedback section of the App.

    You can access Blackboard through the browser on your mobile device too! 

  • Microsoft Teams

    Microsoft Teams allows voice & video over wireless, instant messaging, conferencing, and calling features from a single, easy-to-use interface.

    Key Features:
    -Initiate a group IM or video conversation and invite additional participants
    -Join, rejoin and initiate a Teams Meeting to communicate and collaborate on amazing ideas
    -Share your video and view speaker's video during a conference
    -Control the meeting
    -Look at your upcoming meetings and join via one click
    -Find your recent conversations and pick them up from where you left 
    -Search university contacts by name, email, or phone number

    Microsoft Teams: iOS | Android

  • Linkedin Learning

    lilapp, Linkedin Learning app logoThe Linkedin Learning app allows you to view:

    • Videos
    • Courses
    • Your progress
    • Your certificates

    from your mobile device.

    Linkedin Learning App: iOSAndroid

  • Office 365 (OneDrive and Office Apps)

    Microsoft provide a range of productivity apps that work as part of your university Office 365 account.

    We recommend that you begin by installing and logging into the OneDrive App (choose OneDrive for Business in the login window) first. This will allow the other Office 365 Apps to associate themselves with this login and permit you to use Word, Excel, etc. to edit documents that you have stored in your university Personal Drive.

    Product  iOS/Apple Android
    onedrive, microsoft one drive icon OneDrive iOS/Apple Android
    word, microsoft word icon Word iOS/Apple Android
    excel, microsoft excel icon Excel iOS/Apple Android
    powerpoint, microsoft powerpoint icon PowerPoint iOS/Apple Android
    onenote, microsoft onenote icon OneNote iOS/Apple Android
    outlook, microsoft outlook icon Outlook iOS/Apple Android

    Windows laptop/desktop and MacOS: To install the full version of these Microsoft Apps, please see Educational Software Discounts for instructions on how to get them for free.

  • Way2Pay App (catering balance and top-up)

    way2pay_icon, way2pay iconThe Way2Pay App lets you:

    - see the catering balance on your Cumbria Card

    - top up the balance

    - see your latest catering transactions

    Way2Pay App: iOS | Android

  • PebblePad (PebblePocket)

    pebblepocket_logo, pebble pocket logoYou can use the PebblePocket App to work offline and your assets will synchronise automatically with your PebblePad account whenever you next have an internet connection. 

    Supports the recording of the following asset types:

    * Blog Posts
    * Reflections (Journal Entry - What? So What? Now What? - Structured Reflection)
    * Experiences (Activity - Competency)
    * Photos
    * Videos

    PebblePocket App: iOSAndroid

  • Staff Only


    blackboard_instructor_logo, blackboard instructor logoYou can use the Blackboard Student App (above), but this will only allow you to view courses on which you are a student.

    It is much more useful to install the Blackboard Intructor App which provides you with more functionality and allows you to manage your courses from a mobile device.

    Blackboard Instructor: iOSAndroid

    Office 365 / Outlook / SharePoint / Teams

    intune_logo, intune logoIn order for staff to use Office 365 / Microsoft Apps on a personal mobile device, the Microsoft InTune App needs to be installed and authenticated first. Please log into the StaffHub and search for InTune for the instructions.

    Installation of Intune will permit access to Outlook, OneDrive, SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Teams.

    To open web links from an InTune associated app, you will also need to install Microsoft Edge from your app store and sign in to it using your UoC credentials.

    Pebble Pocket

    Pebble Pocket works in the same way for students and staff (see above for links). 

    Student Hub

    Because of security permissions and GDPR risks, which are specific to staff accounts in mobile apps, the Student Hub App may not function fully for you. To use the Student Hub on a mobile device, please login to the browser version at 


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