Frequently Asked Questions

3. How to access Canvas (VLE) with an Android or iOS Mobile App (using BIL.ac.uk account)

In your devices app store search for "Canvas Student". The developer is "Instructure" and there general guides follow

Android: https://guides.instructure.com/m/18555/l/199445-how-do-i-download-the-canvas-app-on-my-android-phone
or to login: https://guides.instructure.com/m/18555/l/199446-how-do-i-log-in-to-the-student-app-on-my-android-device-with-a-canvas-url
iOS: https://guides.instructure.com/m/18561/l/185379-how-do-i-download-the-canvas-app-on-my-ios-device


NOTE: Now that Canvas has updated to use the new domain: canvas.bil.ac.uk

  1. If you are already logged in please logout
  2. Click "Find my school" (as shown in screenshots below)
  3. Start typing "Boomsbury Institute" and the app should recognise this and present "Bloomsbury Institute (BIL)". Select this option and you should be redirected to the login page
  4. Login here with your @bil.ac.uk email and password.


How to find and Sign In to Canvas Apps

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