How do I access Aspire off campus?

Aspire Reading Lists can be accessed when off-campus in two ways: by using Aber Learn Blackboard, or by using

When working off-campus, it is best to set up a Virtual Private Network (VPN) (How do I do that?) This makes your computer act as if it is on-campus, and makes accessing services for which you need to sign-in easier.

How do I access Aspire Reading Lists Using Blackboard?

Go to

using your username and password.

Click My Modules and choose the relevant module.

On the module, on the menu on the left-hand side, click the link for Aspire Reading Lists:


How do I access Aspire Reading Lists

To access Aspire Reading Lists when off-campus, go to

You can search for Reading Lists using module code, module title, or the name of the module convenor.

To use the additional functions of Aspire Reading Lists, such as marking reading intentions or adding private study notes to items, you will need to log-in.

Log-in using your University username and password.

You will now be able to see My Lists, add notes and reading intentions.


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