We are Strathclyde - Course Help

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Additional Help

Please refer to the sections below to find answers to the most frequently asked questions in relation to accessing the course.

If these do not answer your query, and you require further IT assistance, please contact the IT Helpdesk.

What do I need to do in order to access the course?

In order to access the course, you will need to log in to Myplace using the DS username and password you were issued with. Please check the email that Student Business emailed to the personal email address you used when you registered. 

How do I get my DS (directory Services) username and password?

You should receive your unique DS (Directory Services) username and password before your first semester arrival at Strathclyde. These are the login details to your personal IT account with the University, and will enable you to access most of the IT systems that you will use while you are here.

If you haven't received your account details, you can request them by going to the Enquiry desk on Level 3 (the entrance floor) of the Library and presenting your student card, or by using the online DS Password Reset service.

What do I do if I have forgotten or can’t remember my DS password?

Please refer to the DS Password Reset page for instructions.

What is Myplace?

Myplace is the University’s website for supporting taught classes. This course “We are Strathclyde” is run entirely online in Myplace.

Where can I get additional support for Myplace?

There is a dedicated support site for Myplace. You can access this here.

How do I enrol myself onto the course?

 To enrol yourself, please follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the course in Myplace.

  2. Select the ‘Enrol me’ button as shown below.


What's the direct link to the course?

The course can be accessed using this link: https://classes.myplace.strath.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=26958

Who should I contact if I still have questions?

Please contact the IT helpdesk in the first instance.

Email: help@strath.ac.uk

Telephone: 0141 548 4444