Learning Technology@LJMU

Student Help

Browse our A-Z of Learning Tools to find help guides and other resources.

Welcome to the technology to support learning help pages.

To access canvas, simply click on the Canvas icon on your LJMU desktop computer, or navigate to https://canvas.ljmu.ac.uk then login using:


and your current LJMU password when prompted.

Help and Support

Canvas experts are available 24/7 to answer your questions, simply click on the help icon in the Canvas main menu to call or chat online, we've created a video to show you where. Also see:

Microsoft Online Courses

Get to grips with Microsoft Tools and learn new skills with expert-advice videos, interactice e-learning courses, tips and articles. There are Beginner and Intermediate level courses available to help you familiarise yourself with Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Word.

Microsoft e-learning courses

A-Z of Tools

Course announcements icon


How to access course announcements.

assignment icon


Learn how to submit your work to Canvas.

Course Calendar Icon


Learn about your Canvas course Calendar

Chat Icon


Learn how to use the Chat tool in your Course

Course Enrolments

What to do if you can't find your Course in Canvas.

Journal Icon

Course Journals

Add private entries to your personalised journal.

Discussions Icon


Discuss a topic in your course.


What to do if you can't find your Course in Canvas.

Portfolio Icon


Students can create and share Portfolios

speedgrader icon


Learn about Canvas Grades

teams icon


Work together with other students

Mobile Apps

Use mobile apps to keep you and your students updated on the go.


Use mobile apps to keep you and your students updated on the go.

notifications icon


Learn how to manage your notification settings in Canvas

Off Campus Applications

Access LJMU applications from your computer.

Panopto Video Icon


LJMU's Online Video Platform

Password Reset

Modify your profile picture

Profile Pictures

Modify your profile picture


Student Multiple Choice Question Repository

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Create and develop online quizzes

Reading List

Access your reading list.

Rubrics Icon


Learn how to use your course rubric.

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Use Teams to collaborate and communicate

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Learn how to submit your work to Turnitin.

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Learn to use live polling in your lecture

LJMU IT Support

IT support can assist with a number of services, including but not limited to laptop loans, your computing account, and connecting to the network.

IT Support Help Pages

LJMU Software for Students

IT Services offers many software packages for LJMU staff and LJMU students to use at home. Availability varies between applications.

Software for Students