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Cloudworks Support

Welcome to Cloudworks

Cloudworks is being developed by the Institute of Educational Technology at The Open University. It is part of the Open University Learning Design Initiative (OULDI) project and is funded by both the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and The Open University.

Joint Information Systems Committee              The Open University

Read the introduction to Cloudworks or watch the video:


Have a question, spotted a bug or have an issue with content on the site?

Please e-mail us at We may miss questions and support requests on the site itself or on other sites such as Twitter, so please e-mail us rather than hope to catch our attention elsewhere!

Your question may also be answered in our FAQ.


Suggestions or ideas for Cloudworks?

Please add them to the Cloudworks UserVoice site or e-mail us at


View tips and hints for using Cloudworks.

We also have the Using Cloudworks cloudscape with more tips on using Cloudworks, including advice on using Cloudworks at conferences and events.


You can view the Cloudworks accessibility statement.

Cloudworks at-risk time

As the Cloudworks site is receiving lots of visitors at the moment, we are introducing an 'at risk' time each day from 9.30am-10am UK time. If we need to make changes to software or servers we will use do so during this time window.

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