A Portfolio can be a single Page, or a Collection of Pages. A Collection can be associated with the evidence you need to provide to an accrediting professional body like AHPRA.

The sub-menu for Portfolio includes:

  • Pages
  • Collections
  • Shared by me
  • Shared with me
  • Export
  • Import

Once you have created your Page(s) you can share them via a weblink. You can also export and import any LEAP2A (ePortfolio standard) formatted content between different ePortfolio platforms.


There are two pre-configured pages: the Dashboard page and your Profile page. You cannot delete them, but you can edit them by clicking on the pencil icon. You can then change what you display on your dashboard and/or profile pages.

ePortfolio Dashboard and Profile Pages with pencil icons to the right signifying edit

You can create a new page by clicking on the ‘Create page’ button.

Portfolio then Pages then +Create page button

The first screen you encounter allows you to create the title and description of the Page. The title is mandatory, and you may want to think about tags for the page too. You can see across the top-right that the ‘Edit title and description’ button is greyed out (because you are currently on that Page, but it is there for you to come back later if you want to add more details to the Page.

Once you have entered a title and possibly a tag and saved your changes, you will be presented with the 'Edit content' screen. The menu on the left contains all the different types of content that you can add to your page by clicking and dragging the content you want into your page layout.

Edit content then select the type of content you want and drag it to the centre of the page

Content you can use includes:

  • Text – A HTML box you can create content with using the WYSIWYG editor
  • Image – Any graphic saved in web format (.jpg, .png, etc)
  • Media
    • File(s) to download – Attach document(s) for viewers to download
    • Folder – Create a folder for a collection of documents
    • Image gallery – Create a collection of pictures
    • Embedded media – Add an video link in your page (consider…)
    • PDF – Add a document formatted as a PDF file
    • Some HTML – Add some HTML code for interactivity
  • Journals
    • Journal – Add an entire journal
    • Journal entry – Add an entry from a journal
    • Recent journal entries – Add the last 3, 5, etc entries in a journal
    • Tagged journal entries – Add any journal entry with a specific tag
  • General
    • Comments – Show comments made on your content
    • Annotation – Add a note of explanation or comment to a text or diagram
    • Creative Commons – Add ways you can share your content legally
    • Navigation – Provides alternative ways of accessing your pages
    • Plans – Include plans from your Content repository
    • Recent forum posts – Add posts from group forums
    • Note – Add a note you have created
  • Personal info
    • Profile information – Add profile info from your Content repository
    • Social media – Add Twitter feeds, Instagram, etc.
    • My entire resume – Add the resume from your Content repository
    • One resume field – Add a single piece of information from your ePortfolio resume
  • External
    • External feed – Embed an external RSS or ATOM feed (i.e. blog postings)
    • External media – Embed a video from your MyMedia account, or YouTube etc.
    • Google Apps – Add a google calendar, etc.
    • Open Badges – Add an external Badge
ePortfolio Embed Media

The example above shows the 'Embedded media' options when you drag that content option onto a page. You can upload content directly to your repository from the Portfolio page. If you later reorganise your folder/file structure the link on your page will not be broken.

By default Page layouts are three equal columns, but you can change this to a number of pre-configured layouts or create your own custom layout.

Select the page layout from the options or create your own.

Select the 'Edit layout' tab from the top-right of the Pages screen. You can choose any of the pre-configured layouts or choose to create your own by selecting the 'Create custom layout' button at the bottom of the screen.

A Collection is a number of pages that have been combined into one link.

Go to Portfolio then Collections then +New Collection

Select the Collections tab at the top-left of the screen and then ‘New Collection’. As with creating a Page you need to provide a name, and possibly a description and tag(s). By then Saving by clicking on the ‘Next: Edit collection pages’ button at the bottom left of the screen you select the pages you want to add to the collection.

Build your collection by adding pages

Select the pages you want to add, click ‘Add pages’ when all check boxes have been checked and then the 'Done' button on the bottom-left of the screen to create your collection.

You can share your portfolio Pages or Collections with people inside or outside ACU by creating a secret URL that you can share as a link via email, etc.

Go to Portfolio then Shared by me then find EDT access and Secret URLs

You can also set the access day(s) and time(s) for each link you create.

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