To private message someone within Moodle, whether that be a fellow student or your tutor, please follow the steps below.
Click on the intended student/tutors' name or avatar. This will take you to their profile.
Once in their profile, click on the message icon next to their name. This will take you into the messages section of the website.
In the top right of any page on Moodle, you will see a message bubble icon. Please click here to access the messages section directly and to view responses.