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Introducing Amathuba

UCT's new digital learning platform - Amathuba
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Amathuba for Lecturers

Amathuba for Staff
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Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour of an Amathuba Course Site
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Book a 15min consultation with one of our CILT Consultants to assist with building your Amathuba course site. We have carefully created resources and tool guides to help you get started on Amathuba, from sharing your files and content to setting up quizzes.


Getting Started

Experience a smooth introduction to Amathuba with our concise 3-page Getting Started Quick Guide. This comprehensive guide covers essential topics such as course navigation, content sharing, communication with students, activity setup, grading, and progress monitoring.

For a more in-depth understanding of Amathuba, delve into our Getting Started Comprehensive Guide. This guide offers step-by-step instructions on logging in, and navigating the platform, and highlights the significance of the Content tool, where all your valuable resources are shared.

Enhance your knowledge further with the self-paced Amathuba Staff Orientation course, designed to accommodate your schedule. If you encounter any difficulties accessing the course, please contact the CILT Helpdesk at for prompt assistance.

If you're transitioning from Vula to Amathuba, we've got you covered. Explore our Tool Comparison summary table and the Amathuba Tools Overview to identify the similarities and differences between the two platforms easily.

Automate creating your Amathuba course site by requesting an Amathuba service via the ServiceNow portal:

  • Request to create a 2024 1st year Amathuba site
  • Request a new Amathuba site
  • Request a new Amathuba Sandbox site
  • Request a new Amathuba Student test account
  • Request multiple course list enrolments to be linked to a single Amathuba site (e.g. course Community Site).

Amathuba Guide for Tutors

This comprehensive resource is specifically designed to assist tutors in navigating the Amathuba platform for the courses they are tutoring. Whether you're new to the platform or looking to enhance your existing skills, this guide will provide you with the necessary insights and instructions to make the most of your tutoring experience on Amathuba. From course management to student interaction and effective resource sharing, we've got you covered every step of the way. Let's dive in and unlock the full potential of Amathuba for your tutoring success.


Tool Guides

Explore our curated selection of the top 4 Tool Guides:


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Here are some quick links to our upcoming Amathuba training workshops and webinars, our YouTube channel, to request a course site via ServiceNow, and to book a consultation with one of our Learning Designers to help you prepare for your course migration from Vula to Amathuba. Amathuba is powered by Brightspace - there are also additional links to the Brightspace community and resources.

CILT Resources

Additional Resources



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