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Connecting to Eduroam

Eduroam, the University's free Wi-Fi service is available across all of our campuses and in Halls of Residence. 

Connect to Eduroam
Connect to Eduroam

It's free to join and once you have subscribed, it can be used at other universities who also use Eduroam.

Connecting to Eduroam is easy, but please ensure you log in with your full University username e.g.

All staff and students can connect to Eduroam and if you are on the go across campus, your Wi-Fi connection will move with you. If you lose connection between sites, you will automatically be reconnected as soon as you get back in range.

We provide some auto-configure apps for you to use and get started with your own device, but below are some simple instruction for iPhone and Android Smartphones.

You can also use the Eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool if you need help getting connected. Further details are below.

For more information, search 'Eduroam' in our Knowledge Base.



  • Go to Settings>Wi-Fi and select Eduroam
  • Type in your University log in details (e.g. and press join.
  • Then select 'Accept' on the certificate prompt



  • Select 'Wireless and networks'
  • Select 'Wi-fi'
  • Select the 'Eduroam network'
  • Complete the connection configuration: EAP=PEAP,Phase2=MSCHAPV2
  • Type in your University log in details (e.g. and when prompted click 'connect'.

Eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool

If you need help connecting to Eduroam, you can use the Eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool. Use the link below, select your device and location, then download your Eduroam installer.

Eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool

Auto-configure guides for Eduroam

To make your life a little bit easier, we have some applications that will quickly set up VPN, printing and Eduroam (wireless internet) on your personal computers and laptops.

Please see the relevant attachments below:

Auto-configuration guides are available for Windows Vista 7 or 8, Mac os 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion. 10.9 Mavericks, iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.

Free WiFi for visitors and guests

Guests and visitors to the University can access free WiFi using the 'WiFi Guest' account which is powered by The Cloud.

Connecting to the service is easy: 

  1. Check your WiFi is on
  2. Select WiFi Guest from the available network list
  3. Open browser, refresh the page and follow the on-screen instructions to register or log in

University staff and students should still use the Eduroam service as it has greater capacity and enables access to all University networked services. 

The Cloud only enables internet access for guests using our existing wireless infrastructure and its bandwidth is limited.


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