Collaborate Ultra

What is Collaborate Ultra?

Collaborate is an online classroom tool provided by Blackboard that can be used either externally or within a module or organisation in My Dundee. You can schedule and run session from within your modules with all the tools you’d expect in an online teaching environment.

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If you are experiencing problems with Collaborate Ultra, you can access our troubleshooting form. This will help you resolve the most common issues, and will create a Help4U call automatically if your issue isn’t fixed.

What is it for?


  • Attend live online teaching activities: lectures, tutorials, group-work and more
  • Interact online with your teachers and peers
  • Access straight from your My Dundee module
  • Use break-out rooms for group work and parallel sessions
  • Run your own sessions


  • Schedule online live classroom sessions for groups up to 250 (500 on request)
  • Run sessions on your own or with support from your colleagues
  • Share your screen, specific apps, or documents like Powerpoint slides
  • Monitor attendance automatically with the click of a button
  • Use break-out rooms for group work
  • Use the polls to increase student engagement

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Getting Help

Contact Help4u

Blackboard help pages for Collaborate

Your school or other University of Dundee department