eFundi Login: How to Access NWU Learning Management System? eFundi is the North-West University (NWU) open-source Learning Management System (LMS), that provides NWU students and staff with the tools to support research, learning, teaching and collaboration.
Many South African universities including NWU use the Sakai platform, a free, community source and educational software platform. The system is developed a community of academic institutions, individuals and commercial organizations. Sakai is distributed under the Educational Community License.
The NWU eFundi system comes with many features. The purpose of this article is to teach the North-West University students about eFundi login, how to check the NWU Application Status, submitting your assignments and much more.
What is eFundi?
eFundi is the North-West University portal powered by Sakai, a robust open-source learning management system created by higher education for higher education. eFundi plays a central, important role in NWU’s learning technology services strategy. Thousands of NWU students and staff use the eFundi LMS to engage with the North-West University curriculum on campus in South Africa and around the world. Having the correct eFundi login details, will help you access study material, check NWU application status and many more.
eFundi Login: How to login to eFundi
How do I login to NWU eFundi? To access the eFundi portal, you need to follow the below easy-steps to login to eFundi system:
STEP 1: Go to efundi.nwu.ac.za (https://efundi.nwu.ac.za/portal/xlogin) on your web browser
STEP 2: The eFundi login page will appear
STEP 3: Then click “Login” on at the top right-hand corner of the screen
STEP 4: Then “enter your username and password”
STEP 5: Type in your NWU student number in the username field
STEP 6: Then click on the “Login” button to log to eFundi
Sometimes eFundi cas will appear. Most people ask what is eFundi CAS? Well, CAS stands for Central Authentication Service and is a private network of NWU.
Features of eFundi
The NWU eFundi system comes with some of the most interesting features including the below:
- Instruction: The eFundi online portal provides NWU students with an opportunity to
- Create and group assignments using the “Assignments tool”
- Store, calculate and give out grades to students using the “Gradebook tool”
- Post a summary outline of module requirements using the “Syllabus tool”
- Organize text, tests, assignments,resources, quizzes, media and other content using the “Lesson tool”
- Create and manage online assessments using the “Tests & Quizzes tool”
- Facilitate and grade online discussions using the “Forums tool”
Communication & Collaboration: eFundi also allows students to communicate and collaborate on assignments and online discussions. With eFundi, you can check announcements, read messages, access online lessons, forums and chats.
User features: With eFundi, you can use the Connections feature to connect with other students who share the same interests as you.
Site features: This feature allows you to create groups for assignments, grading, communication, assessments and much more. As a lecturer at the North-West University, you can use this feature to customise your landing page for your modules to welcome your students. You can also manage resources and users. Keep track of students’ activity on your site using the “Statistics tool.”
How to change/reset eFundi password
Remember that your eFundi password expires after every 90 days. When the password expires, you will need to create a new password or request a new password before it expires. If you forgot your password, you need to visit the eFundi main page and tap on “Reset Password” button.
How do I change my NWU eFundi Password?
To request a new password for eFundi login, you need to follow the below steps:
STEP 1: Go to efundi.nwu.ac.za on your web browser
STEP 2: The eFundi page will appear, and click on “Reset Password”
STEP 3: Provide your student number, identity or passport number and your email address or cellphone number.
STEP 4: Your new password will be sent by email or SMS if the above information is correct
Alternatively, you can visit the Academic Administration on campus to update your eFundi information if the system does not verify it.
How do I submit my assignments using the NWU eFundi?
Submitting assignments via the NWU eFundi depends on how your lecturer set up your site. You will be able to submit assignments by clicking the “Assignment tool”, upload and submit your work. Alternatively, you can follow the below steps to submit your assignments:
STEP 1: Click on the assignment in the Lessons tool (module content) to view the assignment, access the assignment list by clicking on the title of an assignment
STEP 2: Check assignment due date
STEP 3: Check the assignment submission instructions
STEP 4: Submit your assignment by browsing on your PC
STEP 5: Attach the assignment
STEP 6: The assignment will appear under the heading “Submission”
STEP 7: Click the “Submit” button to submit your assignment via the eFundi,
STEP 8: Finally, you will see a confirmation message saying your assignment has been submitted
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