You can log in to NILE using a laptop/desktop computer, via a smartphone browser, or the Blackboard Learn app. To get the best experience from NILE, please make sure that you are using an up-to-date version of a supported browser, or an up-to-date version of the Blackboard Learn app.
The following browsers are supported for laptop/desktops and smartphones:
The Blackboard Learn app is available for Apple and Android devices:
For more information about installing and updating browsers, and about the inbuilt accessibility features available in the different browsers, please see our FAQ:
You can find and access NILE by typing nile.northampton.ac.uk into your browser's URL bar and pressing the return key on your keyboard.
Or, select the following link to go straight to NILE: nile.northampton.ac.uk
You will then see the following screen. Select the 'Staff/Student Login' button, and then enter your username and password to login to NILE.
At the University Resources Log-in screen, enter your University of Northampton LoginID and your password.
Members of UON staff log in to NILE using their UON Staff ID. A UON Staff ID is a username composed of letters based on the staff member's initial(s) followed by the first few letters of their surname. For example, a person with the name Marie Louise Berneri would have the Staff ID MLBerne.
If this does not work, enter your full UON staff email address ending @northampton.ac.uk in the LoginID box, e.g., firstname.lastname@example.org
UON staff can also log in to NILE via the Staff Intranet by going to northampton.ac.uk and selecting 'Staff. Please note that on smaller devices, you will need to select the 'burger menu' and choose 'Staff Intranet'.
Once you have logged in to the Staff Intranet, select NILE. You will then be taken straight to NILE and automatically logged in.
If you experience problems logging into NILE and you are in the UK, please contact IT Services either in person at the Student Information Desk on the ground floor of the Learning Hub at Waterside Campus, by calling them on 01604 893333, or by logging an IT ticket at northampton.ac.uk/help.
If you have problems logging into NILE and you are outside the UK, please contact IT Services by emailing Int_ITSupport@northampton.ac.uk