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This article is a quick reference intended for students
to access as they use Sakai/Isaak.

Main article: Profile

Privacy Concern: Be Careful

This tool is designed to protect your privacy. Please consider the implications of sharing any information you choose to make available.

You can learn more about your privacy at Brock University at

The Profile is the social networking tool for Isaak/Sakai found in your Home area in the menu at the top right or each page.

Using Profile, you can:

  • Image:photo.png Add an image to your profile
  1. Click or tap the current image and select Change picture.
  2. A new image upload dialogue will appear underneath.
  3. Depending on your browser you will be able to click Choose file or Browse to open a window to locate an image on your device.
  4. Select your picture.
  5. Click Upload to upload your image.

The image you choose must be a valid image, ie JPEG, GIF or PNG and must not be larger than the maximum size of 2Mb.

Once complete the image will replace your Profile picture and avatar in the Forums either immediately or once your device has reloaded the image.

  • Image:vcard.png Create your own personal profile
  • Image:transmit.png Post status updates (even to Twitter)
  • Image:magnifier.png Search for people with common interests
  • Image:vcard.png View other people's profiles
  • Image:group.png Add people as connections

In addition, you have a comprehensive set of:

  • Image:lock.png Privacy controls so you can decide who can see information about you.
  • Image:cog.png Preferences where you can configure various settings like your Twitter details (if you have a Twitter account), and what emails you'd like to receive from your connections.

The Profile tool has privacy by design and you must opt-in to sharing your information with other members of the Brock University community.

You must modify your Privacy settings before anyone can find you in Isaak/Sakai.

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  • Log in / create account
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