SHOAL project swims into view

A message from Lucy Tallents and Jocelyne Hughes  We’re excited to announce that the SHOAL project has begun! Jocelyne and I are spreading the word about the project through various university channels, but we welcome direct contact from interested people, … Continue reading

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Planned maintenance, Turnitin, TurnitinUK, iThenticate, WriteCheck and Integrations -Saturday November 5

We have just received this announcement from TurnItIn As a reminder, next Saturday November 5, the following services will be unavailable from 1pm – 6pm GMTdue to necessary scheduled maintenance: Turnitin (including mobile) TurnitinUK iThenticate WriteCheck Integrations This maintenance will … Continue reading

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New WebLearn site templates

The good work done by the WISE (WebLearn Improved Student Experience) project has been captured in the form of four new WebLearn site templates. These can be used by a site maintainer in the process of creating a new site. … Continue reading

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Old-style URLs now redirect to the correct site

Astute observers may have noticed that “hierarchy URLs” changed between WebLearn 10 and WebLearn 11. In WebLearn 10, the URL of the Faculty of History was in WebLearn 11, this was changed (for technical reasons) to However, WebLearn … Continue reading

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WebLearn and Turnitin courses: Michaelmas term 2016

IT Services offers a variety of taught courses to support the use of WebLearn and the plagiarism awareness software Turnitin. Course books for the formal courses (3-hour sessions) can be downloaded for self study. Places are limited and bookings are required. … Continue reading

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Reserve your free place at the Sakai Virtual Conference on 2 November and explore the future of learning online

Twitter: #SakaiVC16 URL: The annual Sakai Virtual Conference – The Future of Learning Online: Beyond the Walled Garden – is an entirely online event with an emphasis on pedagogy, promoting student engagement and best practices in the field of technology enhanced learning. (Sakai is … Continue reading

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WebLearn unavailable Tuesday 25 October 7-9am

WebLearn will be unavailable between 7-9am on Tuesday 25 October 2016, there will be no service during this period. This action is necessary to allow IT Services staff to apply essential security fixes to the underlying Linux servers. Please accept our … Continue reading

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How to upload files into WebLearn via WebDAV using WinSCP

You will need to use WebDAV when uploading multiple files, or a large file (> 60MB) into WebLearn. However, we have had reports of users experiencing problems with Microsoft Windows when trying to connect to WebLearn via WebDAV; people are seeing reports … Continue reading

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WebLearn upgraded to Version 11-ox2 on 7 October 2016

WebLearn was upgraded  to version 11-ox2 on 7th October 2016. This release addresses some minor issues with WebLearn 11 and introduces some new functionality. If you would like to suggest improvements to WebLearn then please do so by contributing to the WebLearn User Voice feedback service. Improvements … Continue reading

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Student guide to WebLearn changes September 2016

IT Services has released a new version of the WebLearn software, which includes new features and a cleaner, more modern look. What’s changed? Here are a few of the features that will make it easier for you to use WebLearn. … Continue reading

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