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WiFi

University of Bedfordshire students and staff

Laptop

The Wi-Fi used by students and staff is Eduroam

LR staff can help students get onto the University network via their laptops by:

  • helping to configure your device to Eduroam
  • trouble shooting wifi issues
  • For more information www.beds.ac.uk/wifi

Connecting to Eduroam

The first time you use any WiFi device you must configure it on Campus to Eduroam. To configure your device it must be capable of:

  • IEEE 802.1X (Enterprise authentication) using PEAP and MSCHAPV2
  • WPA2 wireless encryption

The first time you connect to Eduroam you will need to accept the security certificate.  If this fails or you are a returning student who has previously used Eduroam you will need to acquire the certificate from the website.:

  • Connect to the guest Wi-Fi, see section on Wi-Fi for External Customers for instructions
  • Click on the following link https://cat.eduroam.org/
  • Follow the instruction to download the University of Bedfordshire certificate
  • Once complete connect to Eduroam

If you're not sure, follow the instructions:

  1. Turn wifi on
  2. Click on the Wi-Fi bars icon in the system tray to see the list of detected connections
  3. Click on 'eduroam' and click on the 'Connect' button
  4. Log on with your credentials as below

Students

Students in Learning Resources IT room

  • Username
  • Password (usual network password)

Staff

  • Username
  • Password (usual network password)

Sconul Users

Sconul users should be able to use Eduroam providing you have previously connected at your home University. If you are unable to connect we also have a Guest Wi-Fi available.

Wi-Fi for External Customers

To use the University's Wi-Fi network your laptop must have current antivirus software installed:

External Customers can connect to Guest Wi-Fi:

  • select Guest Registration from the list of available Wi-Fi connections
  • open an internet page and an on-line form will appear
  • complete the form and submit
  • a code will then be given, copy the code
  • from the list of available Wi-Fi connections, select Guest-UoB
  • It will then ask for the code, paste the code into the box
  • you are now connected to the Wi-Fi, the account will remain active for 48 hours
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