Academic Supports

Starting a college course can mean getting used to a different style of learning than you have been used to.  It can mean being very unsure whether the choices you have made are right for you. 

So, whether you need some help with your course, would like tips on academic writing or need to talk to someone about your subjects, we have the supports to get you where you need to be. 

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Moodle – Your Virtual Learning Environment

Moodle is MU’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is an online space where students and staff interact with each other and where you can access course resources, activities and assignments.

There are a range of supports to help you get started with Moodle. You can begin by viewing our introductory Moodle Video Guides, which are available from the Centre for Teaching and Learning website. In addition, the Moodle Help for Students resource page in Moodle includes online video and text guides to support you in using Moodle.

  The Moodle Support Helpdesk is also available to answer your queries in relation to Moodle. You can contact the Moodle Support team by emailing Moodle Support also offers weekly virtual drop-in clinics where you can get help with Moodle, Turnitin and the Moodle App – details available in the Moodle Dashboard.


Talk to us

Between the 13th and 17th of September we will be hosting Live Webinars for the various subject choices open to students as well as a Live Q&A prior to registration. Join us and ask our staff anything that’s on your mind about our Arts or Science degrees or any of our courses.  Our Departments will be online to help!