CoSector is the UK’s largest provider of open source Moodle VLE to Higher Education


Bloom virtual learning environment; simplicity by design.

100+ institutions

3 Million Users

300+ Instances


1 in 6 UK Higher Education institutes choose Bloom as their flexible, open source VLE solution. 


We provide the flexibility and cost effectiveness of open source virtual learning technology plus the assurance on enterprise level performance and support.  With over 100 customers, we are truly in the sector, for the sector. 

Bloom is the professional choice for open-source e-learning. The ‘core’ Bloom service gives you a stable and fully featured Moodle platform which can be combined with a wealth of configuration options; plug-ins and support options, plus optional spaces for pre-production testing and development, that enable you to customise Bloom to meet your institutional needs.

Four reasons to choose bloom


1. the product

Bloom is a stable version of Moodle that has been extended and enhanced. We improve it constantly so you'll get access to updated features and new enhancements as we create them.


2. Tailored service

Bloom is tailored to fit with a number of configuration options. We offer customised or unique themes, add-ons, plugins, custom features and much more. We also offer seamless integration with systems we know are important to you, such as Shibboleth. 

Bloom is constantly improving and evolving, meaning you’ll get enhancements, new features or functionality in each new release.


3. Easy to USe

We have conducted extensive research to ensure the user experience of Bloom VLE is enjoyable and rewarding for everyone, whether they are technically or academically inclined. This is why our customised service is so flexible.

We ensure ease of use for you, your students and your range of staff. You can create a perfect fit for your organisation while at the same time providing a unique, device-compatible experience for students.



CoSector are experts in Moodle with over 3 million registered users - we know what we're doing. We guarantee the highest quality support via our customer portal, service desk, user groups and webinars so you’re never left in the dark.

As per our Service Level Agreement, a significant, high priority ticket has an expected four hour resolution time, a response time that is unparalleled within the education sector.


Who we work with


“In addition to the technical and financial advantages we have gained by moving to ULCC’s Bloom service, it is great to be part of their customer user community”
— Sarah Sherman, VLE Service Manager, Bloomsbury Colleges
“Just wanted to pass on our thanks for a very professional job with our Bloom VLE upgrade – the team have done an outstanding job, being incredibly flexible throughout, chasing every ticket, brainstorming issues collaboratively, and keeping us posted”
— Professor Mark Stubbs, Head of Learning and Research Technology, Manchester Metropolitan University

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