Help and Support (Staff)

This is one of many help and support pages that are available about the University of Nottingham's Moodle online learning environment. If you have any questions or queries concerning Moodle then contact information is at the bottom of every page.

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You can access Mahara at

Just use your standard UoN credentials to log-on.

About Mahara

Mahara’s core functionality can be divided into 3 main areas.

  • Workspace
  • Showcase
  • Networking


Or as puts it, Mahara can help you to

  • Organise your learning
  • Showcase your skills and achievements
  • Connect with others on your course

Using Mahara

Here’s the link to the main help page for Mahara at UoN:

In particular you may find the Quick guide to getting started - Hands-on Training Activities word document on that page useful

The page also has a few videos on there, including some created by Judith Wayte (thank you Judith).

Further, more specific help is available here:

There’s also the ePortfolio Community of Practice at

Setting up groups 

In addition, here’s some specific guidance on setting up groups:

More help

Mahara's 'official' current on-line user manual:

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