Student portal and Office 365 emails
Embarking on your first career or changing careers can be a daunting prospect. Rest assured you have come to the right place. The following information will give you an overview of resources available to you.
How to log in
As a student, you have access to a range of services to make your training experience as enjoyable and successful as possible. To access most student systems, you will use your student ID as your log in. Please refer to your enrolment confirmation email for your student ID.
Office 365 for students
Throughout your studies, we will send information to you using your student email, so it is important to check your emails regularly.
Password: Default password
Default Password = TafeDDMMYYYY (Capital T, Date of Birth)
Please change your password once you have logged in.
If you are accessing Student Portal for the first time, please log into Office 365(opens in a new tab) first and update your self service profile and student password prior to logging in. You can follow the steps above.
Once your self service profile and student password have been updated in Office 365, you will be required to enter a username and password into Student Portal as following:
Username: Student ID
Password: Student password
For example, if your Student ID is K123456 and your student password is Hello123#, your Student Portal log in details would be:
Blackboard is a web-based learning management system that supports online learning, providing many tools and features that enrich your learning experience.
If you are accessing Blackboard for the first time, follow the instructions below to change your default student password.
Select the Log in to Blackboard link above, and the Blackboard login screen will display. Click on Helpdesk, and Change your network password using Office 365. Watch the video here to learn how to change your default student password.
You must register your phone and personal email address while changing your password for the first time so that you can reset your password in future.
Your default password is: TafeDDMMYYYY (Capital T, date of birth)
After you log in, you will be on the Blackboard homepage.
There are two TABs on this page:
- My Organisation
- Notification Dashboard
You will find Add module below the TABs.
Add module: Add a module to view the list of available modules, such as Dictionary, Report Card and Notes
By default you will be in My Organisation where you will find the following:
- Current training: This section will list the courses you are enrolled in
- My announcements: This section will display all of the announcement you have in your courses
- What’s new: This section will display the summary of your Blackboard activities
- Blackboard help for students: This is a Blackboard shell where you will find tutorial to improve your Blackboard management skills
- Password expiry: This will notify you when you need to change your password
- My Tasks: This section will display all of your tasks with a due date
- Tools: View announcements and grades for all courses you are enrolled in. Send emails to members of any of your courses. View course calendar dates and tasks added by instructors and add your personal calendar events and tasks, which will remain private. Use the Personal Information link to access and edit the same personal information found in the My Places link in the header.
Select a course under Current Training to access to your course.
All staff and enrolled students can access NR TAFE’s online resources on and off campus.
Students: Student ID (xxxxxx) and computer password
Staff: Network computer login and password
If you have problems logging in, please call 1300 996 573.
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