Depending where you are on Campus you will find 3 WiFi services available:
UoS-WiFi is the University of Sunderland's WiFi service and is currently available in all University Buildings on Campus (but not in university accommodation), this service is designed to provide greater wireless security and with regular use, reduce the time taken to get connected to the University wireless network.
eduroam is available in all University buildings and provides visiting students and staff from other academic institutions access to our network. For more information, please visit the eduroam page, using the link on the right hand side of the page.
studentcom is only available in University accommodation for residents use, StudentCom provides a platform for TV, Telephone and Broadband Internet via wired and wireless connection, offering connection speeds of 30mbps and unlimited uploads and downloads. Residents also have the option to upgrade to either a 50mbps or 100mbps service, as well as being able to add additional services such as sky sports for an additional fee. For more information on the StudentCom offering, please visit the Residential Services page, you can find a link to the page on the right hand side of this page, you can find user guides and pre-registration information here.
The University's UoS-Wi-Fi provides the following:
All of the data flying through the air between your computer or mobile device will be encrypted. This means that it is more secure and helps safeguard against hackers attempting to obtain your personal information.
Using the service will help you to get connected more rapidly and you won't need to log in each time you want to use the Internet. There is still a need to register your computer or mobile device, but once that is done you should be able to use it without having to re-enter your username and password.
It will be faster to get connected to the Internet and University networks because there is no longer the need to wait for 50 seconds while the network decides where you are and how to put your device on-line.
User guides for most mobile devices are available, choose your device from the menu on the right hand side of this page.
UoS-WiFi will be available in all University buildings.
If you would like any further information about the Wi-Fi service please contact the IT Service Desk by calling 0191 515 3333.