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Mahara ePortfolios

This page contains information about Mahara ePortfolios, including basic guidance documents. Its content is aimed at staff and students across all of the UK, China and Malaysia campuses.

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What you need to know

The Mahara ePortfolio tool allows students to create and maintain a structured digital portfolio. This combines flexible online learning with collaborative features and enables easy interactions with tutors, peers and even employers.

Besides collaboration, Mahara can also be used to help with assessment, feedback and tutoring, as well as develop employability skills.

Examples of schools which are using this tool include:

  • Biosciences
  • Education (including CELE)
  • English
  • Medicine (including Graduate Entry Medicine)
  • Sociology and Social Policy

To log into Mahara, please use the following:

Mahara login

Staff and student guidance

For more information about Mahara and its use, please consult the following:



The School of Health Sciences and the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science both use PebblePad ePortfolios to evidence professional competencies and support their student placement activities.

Staff and students from these Schools can also login to PebblePad here:

PebblePad login


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This page was last updated on 09 November 2022 at 16:59 (GMT)