For any institution that has eduroam, both visitors and home users can use the eduroam network. This article provides information on connecting to eduroam when visiting other institutions as well as how members of other institutions visiting the University of Portsmouth can connect to eduroam.
University of Portsmouth students visiting other institutions
Having connected to eduroam at the University of Portsmouth, you can subsequently connect to eduroam at any other participating location.
Use the instructions from the Wireless page to connect to eduroam before visiting another institution. Please note that these instructions are for reference only and some information may vary depending your wireless card model/driver version and software update.
Members of other institutions visiting the University of Portsmouth
Any visitors to the University of Portsmouth, wishing to use the eduroam wireless network, will need a username and password from their home institution.
It is recommended that they connect to eduroam before arriving at the University of Portsmouth, with any support queries being directed to their home institution.
Eduroam is available anywhere on the University campus.
External visitors to the University
External visitors to the University who use eduroam at their home institution can connect to eduroam in the same way as home users, if necessary they can use instructions on the wireless pages.
Visitors' eduroam is not proxied.
Non eduroam users
The University of Portsmouth does have a guest network, UOP GUEST. The purpose of this network is to provide high quality wi-fi access for things like conferences and open days. It does not provide access University resources such as Intranet and internal applications
If a non eduroam using visitor needs full access the wireless network should apply for a temporary account via their University contact.Please note that advance notice is needed for any requests. See this article for requesting a temporary computer account.