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Connecting to eduroam

What is eduroam

eduroam Australia allows University staff and stu­dents use of wireless networks at cooper­ating universities without the need for an extra account. Visiting staff and students are able to log-in with their usual username and password to wireless networks at partici­pating campuses around Australia and the world, enabling access to resources at their home institution.

Access to eduroam is free. There are no account fees, no connection fees and no access fees.


eduroam setup instructions 
Windows 7 (PDF)
Windows 7 Manual Configuration (PDF)
Windows 8 Phone (PDF)
MacOS X 10.7, 10.8, 10.9 (PDF)

Conditions of Use

Users of eduroam do so with the acceptance of relevant eduroam policies and University of Newcastle policies.

eduroam is only available to users over 18 years of age or those users that have acquired parental consent to use the 'non-filtered' Internet access.