What is Canvas?

Canvas is the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at Queen’s. The primary purpose of Canvas is to support teaching and learning across the University.

The following video is an introduction to Canvas for Students [05:56]

Click to play video in full screen: Canvas Orientation Video

When viewing the video, if you would like to see captioning, simply click on the video player and select the CC button.

View the Transcript of video

How do I access Canvas?

Login to Canvas: https://canvas.qub.ac.uk/
To login, use your Queen’s Username and Password. 

Other ways to access Canvas:
–  Quick Links section of Queens Online
– Canvas shortcut on computer lab PCs
– Queen’s Student website
– Student Gateway website
– Canvas App
You can download the Canvas Student app for free on Android and iOS devices.

Please Note: if you are using the Student App, make sure that you use the full Canvas web application on your desktop or laptop rather than the Student APP for submission of assignments to ensure that all submission functionality is available to you!