You may need to check your IT set up to avoid issues when using some UQ systems.
- Clear your cache
- Third party cookies
- Multi-factor authentication (MFA)
- Library computers
- IT set up for online exams
Check your browser is compatible with Blackboard to be able to use all the content in Learn.UQ and other systems.
Update to the latest version of the browser. This may help with security threats and improve performance. Recommended browsers are Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
Try clearing your browser cache if the website or system is not working as expected.
Your browser cache allows the websites you visit most often to load faster. This can cause issues if it has saved outdated information or prevents the page from loading properly.
The Library’s AskUs team will often ask if you have cleared your cache when you contact them about issues with Learn.UQ (Blackboard), Library Search, and other UQ systems.
Internet Essentials has a section that explains more about web browsers, cache, cookies and pop-ups.
UQ requires you to use multi-factor authentication (MFA) to log in to UQ systems.
The my.UQ multi-factor authentication (MFA) page explains how to activate and troubleshoot MFA.
- You can use desktop computers located in the Library by logging in with your UQ details.
- Enrolled students can borrow a laptop (either 24 hours or 28 days) using your UQ ID card.
Saving files on Library desktop computers
Students do not currently have UQ access to Microsoft OneDrive and should not save information to Library desktop computers. Save your files to USB or cloud storage as files saved to the Library computers are deleted daily.
You can email documents to yourself to access them on personal devices and also save documents to your H: drive (home drive) through My Files in the my.UQ dashboard if you wish to access documents on other UQ devices.
- Check your access to systems and your computer, equipment and browser version are up to date.
- Make sure to get your computer checked if there are any issues you can’t solve.
Check your IT set up for online exams lists all the IT aspects you need to consider before your exam.