YuJa is the university’s video hosting/ content management system. It can be used as a stand-alone tool and also within your D2L course. YuJa allows you to upload and share your videos, create screen captures via a free desktop software and caption your content.

The YuJa Enterprise Video Platform is an all-in-one video experience to securely create, manage, discover, collaborate, and live stream video content across any device, at any time.

Types of uses

  • publishing and sharing videos with your class
  • automatically converting videos into formats for viewing on any device or internet connection
  • recording videos (including video from your webcam, or from recording your screen)
  • lecture capture
  • livestreaming (to unlimited viewers)
  • sharing meetings recorded in Zoom
  • editing videos (including those not created in YuJa and uploaded from external sources)

What it looks like

Considerations before using this tool

  • Develop a plan for how to respond if a student, faculty or staff member has a negative experience on the site.
  • How will you be able to identify is someone is being targeted? How can you mitigate any online harassment that might take place?
  • What do you want students, faculty or staff to do if they feel uncomfortable in this online space?
  • How will you comply with relevant retention rules?
  • How will you structure the site to promote academic integrity?

Support available

Useful information and tips

About this tool

Name: YuJa
Vendor: YuJa, Inc.
Website: https://yuja.ucalgary.ca
Cost: Free (campus license provided)
Status: core platform. Integrated with campus logins, Brightspace (D2L), and Zoom.

Approved for:

Level 1 Data: Public

Public is defined as:

  • Information deemed to be public by legislation and/or under University policy
  • Information in the public domain

Examples include:

  • names of employees and
    • business contact information
    • job profile
    • salary range
    • discretional benefits
    • relevant education
  • names of registered students and
    • dates of registration
    • program of registration
    • degree awarded
    • convocation date
  • annual reports
  • public announcements
  • telephone directory
  • published research data
Level 2 Data: Internal Use

Internal Use is defined as:

  • Information not approved for general circulation outside the University
  • Information the disclosure or loss of which would inconvenience the University although it would unlikely result in financial loss or reputational damage

Examples of this include:

  • internal memos sent to all members of a department
  • minutes of department meetings that are circulated to all members of a department
  • unpublished research data
  • anonymized or de-identified human subject data
  • library transactions and journals
Level 3 Data: Confidential

Confidential is defined as:

  • Information that is available only to authorized persons
  • Information the disclosure or loss of which could seriously impede the University’s operations
  • Information the disclosure or loss of which may:
    • adversely affect the University’s operation; or
    • cause reputational damage; and
    • obligate the University to report to the government or other regulating body and/or provide notice to affected individuals.

Examples include:

  • faculty/staff employment applications, personnel files, date of birth, health information and personal contact information
  • admission applications
  • student enrollment status
  • donor or prospective donor name and contact information
  • information commonly used to establish identity such as a driver’s license or passport
  • contracts
  • intellectual property
  • authentication verifiers including:
    • passwords
    • shared secrets
    • cryptographic private keys

Software license: Commercial, proprietary

Hosting: Servers hosted by vendor