Most universities have a platform where they communicate with students. Lecturer and student communications are held through these platforms. Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) is one of these universities. TUT has a student specifically designed to ease communication barriers between lecturers and students. Through the portal, lecturers can reach all their students at once. It also helps learners manage their studies as everything they need to know about their modules and expectations can be found on the portal. Class assessments, class tests, lecture slides, and assignments for each module can be found in the portal.
The TUT ITS portal was designed with the end-users in mind. This is evident in how easy it is to adapt to it. The portal has minimal tabs, and the tabs are clearly labelled. It is hard for users to be lost when faced with this portal. But for those who are struggling to use the portal or have no idea what to expect, this article is for you.
How To Use TUT ITS Portal Guide
Step 1: Visit the official TUT website at www.tut.ac.za and find the student portal. Alternatively, you can search ‘TUT Student portal’ on your preferred search engine.
Step 2: Once you have clicked on the portal, you will be asked to log in using your TUT credentials. This is your TUT student number and your password. Tip: Keep your credentials private as they give access to all your university information.
Step 3: When you are using a mobile device, on your upper right, you will see a tab labelled “sites”. Under ‘sites’, you will find all your registered modules. It is advisable to know modules by their codes as they are listed in code form here.
When you are using a PC or laptop, the display of the portal might be slightly different. On your screen, you will see ‘my admin’ and ‘my modules’ tabs. On the ‘admin’ tab, you will find all the information relating to registrations and finances. ‘Modules’ tab has ‘sites’, which is the same as when using a mobile device.
Step 4: After you have selected a module of choice under ‘sites’, you will have tabs for announcements, assessments, lessons, discussions, etc. Under each of these tabs, you will find relevant information as described by the tab name.