LEO Guides

How to create a Group

A group is a collection of 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: you do not need to create Banner groups in your LEO unit, as these as imported automatically during the creation of the unit.

To create a 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. In the next screen that opens, you are able to 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 'Enrolment key' to your group. An enrolment key allows you to limit access to the group only to students and staff who know the key, which is set by you. Note: Group enrolment keys must be enabled in the self enrolment settings.
  4. Click 'Save changes' when you are done. Repeat from step 2 until you have created all of the groups you require.
If the image you have uploaded to be your group icon isn't displaying, remember to check something other than 'none' in the Group mode dropdown menu, which you have enabled at the unit level.