A blog is usually website carrying personal opinions, activities and experiences. The ease with with content can be published has also seen blogs become a popular tool within educational environments.

While there is no requirement for university staff members to use the Blogs Service rather than a 3rd-party service, the University service provides the following benefits.

Key Service Information

Features and Benefits

  • A clear link to the University through a gre.ac.uk web address 
  • University ownership of the hosting server and consequent sure access to the data 
  • Ability for the blog to be discovered by browsing from the main University blog page


The blogs service is available at https://blogs.gre.ac.uk

The service is available to all members of university staff


    Support hours:

    09.00 - 17.00 weekdays other than University and Bank Holidays

    User service issues:

    Any dissatisfaction with the service should be addressed in the first instance to the IT Service Desk:
    Email: itservicedesk@gre.ac.uk
    Telephone: 020 8331 7555, visit the IT Service Desk pages or you may also submit a query online

Help & further information

Additional help is available, including how to request an account on the blog server at https://blogs.gre.ac.uk/need-help