Abstract The world is fast becoming a global village due to the effect of globalization and rapid growth in technology. This has enabled information sharing among various people of the world, thereby solving basic societal problems and bringing about rapid development. The study designs and implements an online discussion forum where computer science students of NILEST can come together and interact online. Various forum such as students, staff and general forums, in general, can be integrated into this online forum. Faced with the challenges many computer sciences students face when trying to execute some of their projects, I the researcher deem it fit to create a social platform where students can register, log in, ask IT questions and get quality answers from users and admin, create numerous computer and ICT related topics to inform others and get others to read their thoughts and projects and reply their posts. Concerning methodology, the system was created using HTML, PHP and MySQL technology. The aim of the system is to create an online discussion forum where users can create various topics, reply topics and moderate topics by the administrator of the site.