Getting connected

Getting connected for the first time

Common wireless devices will connect successfully using the following instructions.

  1. Open the WiFi settings on your device.
  2. Select the newcastle.edu.au option. Select CONNECT.
  3. Enter your Student-ID and myHub password. Select OK.
  4. After a few seconds, the status will show as connected.

Now, whenever you are within range of our wireless network, your device will automatically connect.

If you need more help, see the step-by-step instructions below.



Connnecting your laptop or device to the University wireless network
Select the instructions for your operating system. If you are unable to connect your laptop using these instructions, please contact the 17triplezero IT Service Desk for assistance.
Other

Configuring unsupported devices

Users who wish to connect a device to the University wireless network that is NOT supported or documented, may use the following configuration details. These details are provided without any support and the University accepts no responsibility for their use.

Network Name or SSID Authentication
newcastle.edu.au Security type: WPA2 Enterprise
Encryption type: AES
Use your UNI-ID and password
Students: c1234567 and myHub password
Staff: abc123 and Internet password
eduroam Security type: WPA2 Enterprise
Encryption type: AES
Use your username as UNI-ID@newcastle.edu.au and your password
Students: c1234567@newcastle.edu.au
Staff: abc123@newcastle.edu.au

TAFE Staff and Students (Ourimbah Campus)

TAFE staff and students who wish to connect a laptop to The University of Newcastle Wireless Network should follow the Configuring and Connecting instructions provided in the documents listed above.

However, the web browser Proxy Server settings for TAFE staff and students at Ourimbah must be set as described in Proxy Server Settings for TAFE Staff and Students Ourimbah Campus.