eduroam – quick guide

First connect to the Internet by signing into The Cloud or using your own mobile data, then go to https://register.it.ox.ac.uk/ to register for a Remote Access Account. PLEASE NOTE: If you have an Android device install the eduroamCAT tool from the ‘Google Plan Store’ before continuing. On the device you want to connect go to …

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Networks @ Somerville 2018-19

A quick introduction/reminder of what each network at Somerville College is capable of for the start of term. This might get rather technical so a quick summary: The SOMERVILLE wireless network has more bandwidth available than EDUROAM or The Cloud combined. The SOMERVILLE network does not limit bandwidth per device or per user. EDUROAM has …

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Printing @ Somerville College

Self-service printing facilities are available to all members of the college at: https://papercut.some.ox.ac.uk/user. This offers mobile printing functionality, so any member of the College can upload and print documents in various formats. You can access the service with your SSO account and password, allowing you to print without the need to install drivers or reconfigure …

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Wi-Fi-Upgrade provision 2016/17 (September 2017)

Status Autumn 2016 Somerville was the first college at Oxford to install site-wide wi-fi back in 2011. We installed wi-fi access points (APs) throughout the college. By 2017 they were approaching end-of-life and were quickly becoming inadequate for the amount of internet traffic being carried on ever-increasing numbers of devices. It was agreed (and budgeted) …

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ICT Helpdesk drop-in hours – Michaelmas Term 2017

If you are having trouble getting online in Somerville come to the IT Helpdesk. The IT Helpdesk is located in Maitland 1A and the opening hours for the next few days are: Friday 29th September 12:00 to 13:00 & 13:30 to 14:30 Monday 2nd October 12:00 to 13:00 & 13:30 to 14:30 Tuesday 3rd October …

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Wireless Network 2017 – Update 27 September 2017

We had hoped by now to be able to let you know that all the wi-fi issues that we have been experiencing over the past few months have been successfully tackled. Unfortunately I am afraid that this is not the case. We carried out extensive surveys and college-wide testing over the summer and now have …

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Get Connected – Eduroam

Eduroam is a global wireless roaming consortium which gives members of education and research access to the internet for free on all eduroam hotspots on the planet. There are several million eduroam users already, enjoying free internet access on more than 6,000 hotspots! Eduroam is available all over Oxford University ­ all you need is …

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Get Connected – Somerville

Before You Start: Check that you understand the IT rules and that your computer’s security accords with our minimum requirement (see http://www.some.ox.ac.uk/library-it/i-t/getting-connected/) Ensure you have activated your SSO Username and password. This is the username of the form: ‘some1234’ or ‘lina4567’. (If you don’t have one, please see the Academic Office/HR Office) Connecting to the …

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