How to Access UPNG Moodle Online Learning Platform


University of Papua New Guinea has created is Online Learning Student Portal using Moodle Learning Management System (LMS). This is line with current CONVID-19 directives from the Government to practice social distancing and limiting the number of students in class.

The University taken blended learning approach where most of the academic activities will be conducted through it’s Moodle learning platform for students to and lecturers to interact. At the same time, normal face to face lectures will be conducted to complement the LMS but with minimal hours.

As such students who are currently enrolled are encouraged to Self-Register through the Online Learning links provided at the UPNG main website. This post outlines the steps for students to get registered.

Step 1: Get A UPNG Domain based Email Address

First step is to get a UPNG domain-based email address. This will be done through the UPNG Main ICT Services office at Waigani or Tauram campuses. Once email address is created, login to activate it and make it active. This will be required for Self-Registration.

Step 2: Self-Register Using Links at UPNG Main Website

Go to UPNG main website  and on the Online Learning menu tab, click your campus

Waigani Main Campus

Taurama Campus

Then click on Create New Account at the bottom of the page.

Step 3: Fill in the Registration Details.

Fill in the Registration details online. You will need to have your UPNG domain based email ready. Make sure to write your User Name and Password somewhere in a notepad for reference before confirming and submitting.

Step 4: Activate Your Account Via Email link.

You will receive an Activation Email address from the Moodle Administration team on your email account. So, log onto your email account and activate your account by clicking that link to active your account.

You receive some sort of confirmation that your account has been successfully created.

Step 5: Login In

Go back to UPNG website and this time, Login using your User name and password.  Note user name that passwords are case sensitive so type them correct. Reference your notepad where you have recorded your username and password during registration.

When logged on successfully, you will see your Moodle Student portal but you won’t see the courses yet.

Step 5: Advice Your Lecturer to Add/Enroll You in Their Courses on Moodle.

Once you have confirmed your registration and, able to login in successfully, ask each of your course lecturers to add/enrol you into their courses. You need to provide your email address and Full Name. Don’t disclose your login details.

When the Lecturer as enrolled you in his/her respective course, you will be able to see the courses link in your Moodle account when you login.

Now you can click on the Course Name links to access each courses Learning area.

Enjoy your Moodle Learning Flatform.