Blackboard VUW Login at blackboard.vuw.ac.nz

Blackboard VUW is a web-based course management program that enables the Victoria University of Wellington students and faculty to participate in online classes and/or utilize online course materials to complement face-to-face learning.



The Blackboard is the VUW-provided Learning Management System. Online courses are hosted and delivered through Blackboard, and many staff in the school use it as well.

Blackboard VUW can be used on computers and mobile phones. To access the student Blackboard Learn, type in your VUW first username & password and click Log in. You can also access Blackboard by visiting the school website at https://blackboard.vuw.ac.nz/. Hover mouse over QUICKLINKS and click Blackboard under Logins.

Blackboard.vuw.ac.nz Login

To access VUW blackboard Learn, 

1. Go to https://blackboard.vuw.ac.nz/.

2. If you are a student Select “Student Login” for Staff, Select “Staff Login”

2. Enter your VUW username.

3. Enter your password.

4. Then, click on “Login” to access your courses.

Other VUW options are detailed below

myTools VUW

myTools allows Victoria University of Wellington students to manage their courses and timetable, update their details, make payments, and get more help for their academic activities.

You can use myTools to search VUW courses to find out the content, timings, fees, and teaching details of the courses you want to take for your program.

VUW GPA Grades

The VUW GPA Grades are computed on a semester-by-semester basis. The formula for calculating the GPA grade is the following:

1. A+ = Excellent performance in all respects.

  • Percentage = 85–100%.
  •  Mid-point = 92.5.

2. A = Excellent performance in almost all respects.

  • Percentage = 80–84%.
  • Mid-point = 82.

3. A- = Very good, some aspects excellent but others not

  • Percentage = 75–79%.
  • Mid-point = 77.

4. B+ = Very good, some aspects excellent but others not.

  • Percentage = 70–74%.
  • Mid-point = 72.

5. B = Good performance overall.

  • Percentage = 65–69%.
  • Mid-point = 67.

6. B- = Good performance overall.

  • Percentage = 60–64%.
  • Mid-point = 62.

7. C+ = Work satisfactory overall, strengths outweigh weaknesses.

  • Percentage = 55–59%.
  • Mid point = 57.

8. C =  Work satisfactory overall, strengths outweigh weaknesses.

  • Percentage = 50–54%.
  • Mid-point = 52.

9. D = Poor performance overall, weaknesses outweigh strengths.

  • Percentage = 40–49%.
  • Mid-point = 45.

10. E = Well below the standard required.

        Percentage = 0–39%.

The CGPA is calculated at the end of two (2) or more semesters.

B+ is equivalent to 87% to 89%. It’s also equivalent to a 3.3 GPA. Because it indicates good performance, B+ students are Second Class Upper and have good chances of making first-class if the student intensifies their effort.

A VUW student who has failed the same course on two occasions will not normally be permitted to enroll again for that course. A further enrolment requires the permission of the relevant Associate Dean.

If you want to drop your degree or major VUW, you’ll need a Course Add/Drop form from the Faculty Student success team. You should discuss your options first with a Student Advise.

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VUW Timetable

VUW teaching timetable will show you the date, time, and location of the lectures, seminars, and workshops you are due to attend this coming semester.

The examination VUW timetable is available via the examination timetable tool. The final examination timetable will be sent to students prior to the applicable examination by post and will contain the following a list of the study units in which students qualify for admission to write examinations and other course materials.