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Using my own computer

You can connect to your University IT using your own computer or device, whether on or off campus.

Using your own computer
Using your own computer

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

Southampton Virtual Environment

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.


You can connect your laptop or other mobile device to the University's wireless network, Eduroam.

Connecting to eduroam

Self-service access points

There are a number of dedicated spaces where you can connect using a wired connection and increasingly through the wireless network as the University is investing in greater wireless provision.

You will need your University ID and password.

Staff and student deals and discounts

Staff and students at the University of Southampton are eligible for several discounts when purchasing computers. Further information can be found here.

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