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Login to Mahara

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Mahara uses the same 'single sign on' details as other Warwick services such as tabula, email and web pages.

You will see the 'Welcome to Mahara at Warwick' screen.

Click on the 'Login' button on right hand side.

Welcome to mahara page with login box

If you are not currently logged in, the Warwick Single Sign on page will open.


Type your University username into the Username field, and the associated password into the Password field (these are the same details that you use to access tabula, departmental web pages, and/or your email). You should also select a time period for the browser to remember your details and to keep you signed in for.

Click Sign in, and if you have not used this browser previously, you will be taken to the Two-factor authentication screen.

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Type in the Verification code generated in your App or sent to you via text message, set the period for which you will not be asked for a code on this browser again, and click Sign in.

Two factor authentication

This will take you to your Mahara Dashboard and you will have successfully accessed Mahara.

Mahara dashboard view with create, share and engage links

Troubleshooting if you are unable to login to Mahara
  • Check that your details are working for or If your login details are not working for other services, you should contact the Help Desk on 024 765 73737 to reset your password.
  • Try a different web browser - Mozilla firefox, Google Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer. Sometimes temporary internet files can stop the single sign on process from redirecting to or authenticating you with Mahara. Contact the Help Desk for assistance with clearing these files.
  • If you are a new starter, you will not be able to access immediately as your details will not have been transferred into Mahara yet. Try accessing again the following morning.

The information on this page relates to Mahara 18.10 and was last updated December 2018.


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