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Network Services

Campus network

The wired campus network provides access to the Internet, University IT systems, online services and applications.

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) service provides a secure connection to the campus network from any location connected to the Internet.

link-icon-16.png How to connect to the campus network from another location using VPN

Network FAQs

ResNet is the University's network for residents in campus accommodation.
link-icon-16.png More about connecting to ResNet

You can use the wireless network to connect your Wi-Fi enabled device to the Internet.
link-icon-16.png How to connect to the wireless network

There are many wireless hotspots across campus, in student residences, in the Learning Grids and in conference centres.
link-icon-16.png Where can I connect to the wireless network?

Network technical services

If you need to understand more technical detail about the network facilities available and their operation, visit the following pages:

link-icon-16.png Campus network facilities

link-icon-16.png Network firewalls

link-icon-16.png IP address management, and DHCP and DNS services

link-icon-16.png Application load balancing and traffic shaping

link-icon-16.png Network switch loan

All network faults should be reported to the IT Services Help Desk

Service strategy

We aim to provide a reliable, high-speed, secure and accessible network, suitable for supporting the University's business. We achieve this through resilient design, open standards (where possible) and close working with the ITS Security team.