Minerva - Help and Support for Staff


You'll mainly use Minerva to build and access your module areas via the Modules link, which is used for online teaching including learning resources; interactive tools such as Collaborate Ultra, discussion boards, blogs and journals; marking via Turnitin and lecture capture recordings. Your module reading lists are also managed via Minerva.

You can use Minerva to send communications (announcements and emails) to groups of students. You will also have access to various training courses, under the Organisations link. 

You log on to Minerva using your University username and password. Minerva is mobile-friendly, adapting to different sized screens.

Get help and support

The Digital Education Systems Help website contains a library of user guides (step-by-step how-to guides and video tutorials) to help you use Minerva. You can also search the Digital Education Systems Help website for answers to questions you have relating to Minerva.

If you are looking for Minerva staff and student guidance on submitting to Turnitin, you can also find these on the Digital Education Systems website:

Additional support

If you are having technical issues using Minerva or have questions that aren't answered by the published guides and FAQ's on the Digital Education Systems Help website you can also access support via the IT Service Desk (this website) by logging a request for support using the Log a general Request form, or report something broken using the Log an Incident form.