Student Network

All University Halls of Residence have internet access via a wired Ethernet network socket in every study bedroom as the primary internet connection.

Our wireless network (eduroam) is also available as a secondary connection in many locations: with coverage throughout all University administrative and teaching buildings; Aberglasney, Balmoral, Blaenwen, Brynderw, Caerleon, Carpenter, Ceredigion, Clarendon, Cwrt Mawr, Fferm Penglais, Glyndwr, Lon Hendre, Penbryn, Pentre Jane Morgan, Pumlumon, Rosser, Trefloyne, Ty Gwerin Halls of Residence; the Student Union building and the Arts Centre.

Access to the Student Network is available to registered users at Aberystwyth University.

Your use of the network

Network Access is provided in support of the academic aims of the University. While a limited amount of non-academic use is permitted as a privilege to our users, this has to comply with:

You should familiarise yourself with what these contain.

Once connected to the Halls Network you will be able to access your University filestore, the Public printers and electronic information resources from your room in halls.

Connecting your computer to the network

To connect your computer to the network you will need:

  • to have an Aberystwyth University IT account
  • a computer with a network card
  • a computer running Windows Vista or later versions, Apple Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) or above, Linux with 802.1x supplicant
  • an RJ45 network cable (for wired connections) - these are Sales of Consumables 

Help and Support

If you have problems connecting your computer to the Halls Network you can try our troubleshooting guides - wired or wireless