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For information on this summer's Moodle upgrade, please see Moodle 3.7 - Summer 2019 Upgrade


11th November 2019

Update Moodle to version 3.7.3:

  • fixes bugs and security issues

Other changes:

24th October 2019

Re-implemented Tutor-Tutee data integration go-live:

  • MyFeedback now displays your tutees reliably

18th October 2019

Librelambda fileconverter go-live:

14th October 2019

Update Moodle to version 3.7.2:

  • fixes bugs and security issues

Other changes:

  • Database performance improvements

18th September 2019

Blackboard Ally go-live

13th August 2019

Post-Upgrade bug fix release

  • Upgrade to Quickmail Version 2
  • Fixes the Drag and Drop Quiz question type
  • Fixes the Molecule Editor question types
  • Theme bug fixes
  • other minor bug fixes

26th July 2019

Moodle 3.7 / Summer Upgrade 2019

  • Improvements to theme accessibility
  • Improvements to the theme on mobile devices
  • Improvements to the following features:
    • Dashboard and course overview block
    • Quiz activities and the question bank
    • Assignments
    • Forums
    • Messaging
  • The following features will be deprecated:
    • Certificate activity, use the Custom certificate activity instead
    • Vmatch question type, use the match question type instead
    • Essential theme, unused on Moodle
  • For more information regarding the summer upgrade, please read this Wiki page: Moodle 3.7 - Summer 2019 Upgrade

6th July 2019

Legacy Moodle becomes 17-18 Snapshot

  • Updated to Moodle 3.5
  • Plugins updated alongside this
  • Landing page removed and all users now go straight through to New Moodle

26th June 2019

Moodle Snapshot service rebuild & upgrade

  • All sites upgraded to Moodle 3.5
  • New Moodle Theme applied
  • plugins updated
  • number of snapshots retained dropped from 7 to 5

21 May 2019

Update Moodle to version 3.4.9:

  • fixes bugs and security issues

Other changes:

  • Fixed an issue with backup & restore
  • Retire the course migration tool 

4 April 2019

New activity -  Custom certificate Plugin

Superseeds the Certificate plugin. 

2 April 2019

New plugin - Turnitin Plagiarism Plugin

Allows the use of Turnitin in conjunction with Moodle Assignments and Moodle Workshop activities

21 March 2019

New Activity plugin - H5P

 H5P Mini-Guide

Long awaited by many, this allows for the creation of sleek interactive content

19 March 2019

Update Moodle to version 3.4.8:

  • fixes bugs and security issues

New plugin - Outage Manager:

For any future outages, in addition to the usual comms on ISD News, Moodle Homepage, etc, there will be a banner warning that the site will be going into maintenance 30 minutes ahead of time.

New plugin - Flash Apocalypse report:

Flash will be removed from all major browsers in summer 2019. This report will allow us to find any such content. We will be in touch. 


19 February 2019

Unoconv file converter - suspended temporarily

Following the go live of the Onedrive converter, a major issue with unoconv converting image files has come to light.

We will re-configure Unoconv to resolve this issue and re-enable it once we are confident this is working reliably. In the meantime, Onedrive will keep converting most of the documents.

14 February 2019

OneDrive for Business file converter - go live

All office documents are now converted via Onedrive rather than unoconv

22nd January 2019

Update Moodle to version 3.4.7:

-fixes bugs and security issues


OneDrive for Business file converter (coming soon):

-significant improvement to file conversion success rate & rendering of Microsoft Office documents for the Moodle Assignment

-reduces load & service availability risks


11th December 2018

Improved documentation of UCL customisations

Update Moodle to version 3.4.6:

-resolves an issue with the Moodle Assignment on devices running iOS 11.3 or higher

-resolves error when adding add an event to the calendar

-resolves an error when managing calendar subscriptions

-resolves an error with URL and iCal calendar export


Update all plugins to the latest versions:

-resolves an anonymity issue with "Forum (Advanced)"


Theme updated to latest version:

-resolves an issue with the breadcrumb trail not being displayed on certain pages


Test Account automation plugin updated to run as a Scheduled task

-resolves an issue with test accounts not being removed after expiry date

-resolves an issue with the Moodle legacy cron not completing

4th December 2018

Update Turnitin Assignment V2 to version v2018102601

- Resolves issues with Turnitin Assignment deadlines incorrectly displayed on the Dashboard Timeline



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