A group is a collection of enrolled users within a LEO unit. There are four ways of creating groups in LEO: you can manually create a group; you can auto-create groups; you can import a group from another LEO unit; or you can create a 'Signup group'. In this LEO Guide we will show you the steps for manually creating a group in LEO.

screenshot of the Administration block. There is an arrow pointing to 'Users' and Groups is highlighted.Note: Banner groups are automatically created in your LEO unit when the unit is linked to a specific student cohort during the unit creation process.

To create a manual group in LEO you need to:

  1. Navigate to your LEO unit. From the Administration menu select Unit administration > Users > Groups
  2. Click on the blue 'Create group' button.
  3. On the next screen, give your group a name and a description. You are also able to upload an image which will then represent the group. Additionally you are able to add an 'Enrollment key' to your group, which functions much like a password, and allows you to limit access to the group only to students and staff who know the key. Note: Group enrollment keys must be enabled in the self enrollment settings.
  4. Click 'Save changes' when you are done. Repeat from step 2 until you have created all of the groups you require.
Page last updated on 23/01/2020

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