To: All Users

Please be informed that ICTO will perform system upgrade and maintenance for UMMoodleCommunity and ePortfolio from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on 29 June, 2019 (Saturday).

The upgrade version and some of the major new features and enhancements are listed below:

UMMoodle and Community – Moodle 3.5

  • New interface – Booststrap 4
  • Add Course Images on the dashboard
  • Directly record sound and video
  • Filter Quiz questions by tag
  • More efficient user management
  • More badge criteria
  • Quiz and Choice enhancements

ePortfolio – Mahara 19.04

  • New interface – Booststrap 4
  • Consolidation of “People” and “Groups”
  • Add navigation block
  • Revamped Page header area
  • Forum enhancements

The maintenance tasks include installation of security patch for enhancing system security and improvement of third-party plug-ins. Details of the service affected are shown as below:

Service maintenance schedule:

Suspension period on 29 June, 2019 (Saturday)
UMMoodle (
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Community (
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
ePortfolio (
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

In order to let our users be familiar with the new version of UMMoodle, Community and ePortfolio, ICTO will arrange some training workshops which will be guided by tutors with hand-on practice. The detailed information of the training workshops will be announced later after the system upgrade.

We thank you your attention and sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact our Help Desk.

ICTO Help Desk
Location : Room 2085, 2/F, Central Teaching Building (E5), eMap
Telephone : 8822 8600

Information and Communication Technology Office