IT and Library Services

VLE (Moodle)

The Virtual Learning Environment delivers course content, such as individual lecture notes, or even complete sets of course content, and the module syllabus over the web.

Moodle is the university's online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) which is used to manage the majority of your course resources (both document and video), assignments, feedback, wikis, and even quizzes.

Key Service Information

Features and Benefits

  • The Moodle platform can be accessed worldwide
  • The tools within Moodle provide the ability to:
    • Provide additional resources, including reading materials, and links to outside resources in libraries and on the Internet
    • Provide Interactive online group discussions on course topics with communication support including e-mail, threaded discussions and chat rooms, with or without a moderator
    • Set and receive course assignments
    • Provide assessment on assignments particularly of those assignments that can be marked automatically, such as multiple choice quizzes
    • Act as a communication channel between students and staff
    • Set self-assessment quizzes and questionnaires, which can be scored automatically


Moodle is available via the Portal, or by going to

The service is available to all members of university staff and students


    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:
    Telephone: 020 8331 7555, visit the IT Service Desk pages or you may also submit a query online

Help & further information

Further instructions for  the University Moodle installation can be found at: