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Goldsmiths' Virtual Learning Environment

  • Activities and resources to support teaching & learning
  • Available online 24/7
  • Works on mobile devices
  • Communicate, collaborate & interact
  • Searchable help resources written in sand


Start here

Our VLE is a web-based system that your tutors will use in various ways to support your study. Click the start here button above for a quick guide. You should log in regularly.


Start here provides a host of interactive activities to support your students and enable them to collaborate, share resources and submit assignments.

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    Shibboleth has stopped working (Monday 23 November)
    by Pete Roberts - Monday, 23 November 2015, 7:32 PM

    Shibboleth is currently not working, preventing access to Box of Broadcasts and Talis Reading lists.

    Our colleagues in IT and Information Services are looking into the causes.

    TaLIC TEL team

    BigBlueButton maintenance complete (Friday 13th)
    by Pete Roberts - Friday, 13 November 2015, 12:27 PM
    IT and Information Services have completed their work on BigBlueButton.

    BigBlueButton is the real-time web and video conferencing activity within It has been moved to a new server to increase resilience.

    Kind regards
    TaLIC TEL team

    Talis Reading Lists are working again
    by Pete Roberts - Monday, 26 October 2015, 1:26 PM

    An issue with Talis (an external provider) meant that Reading Lists were not being displayed correctly when accessed via

    It is now working normally again. 

    The TaLIC TEL team.