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Away from campus

Whether you are using your own computer or accessing email from your mobile device, you should be able to find all of the information that you need to be able to work away from campus.

Working away from campus
Working away from campus

You may want to access your email, use your filestore or connect to the University network.

The easiest way to work away from campus is by using the Southampton Virtual Environment (SVE). You will have access to all your files and the most popular pieces of software.

More information about SVE can be found here.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

The University provides a Virtual Private Network (VPN) service for you to connect and login to the University network from off-campus locations or on-campus from personal laptops.

Why use this service?

To set up VPN on your device, please go to the University software store - software.soton.ac.uk

Select 'Global Protect 4 1.1'. Here you will find instructions for:

Accessing corporate systems away from campus

The University uses a number of corporate or administrative systems to perform its business functions, such as Business World for finance, NorthgateArinso for Human Resources and Banner for student records. Their self-service portals are generally available off-campus through SUSSED although some may require SUSSED to be accessed using the SVE service. Their client programs however can generally only be run on University desktop computers that must be accessed remotely when off-campus.

Accessing emails

Your email can be accessed away from campus in a number of different ways, either through SVE, your mobile device, through SUSSED or on any machine via the web.

For access via the web:

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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