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The UHI campus wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) system supports different services for different kinds of users. 11/10/2013 We have recently made a change to some of the security, this means for the bring your own device section the guides covering windows are slightly out of date. We will update these as soon as possible. Please note that we aim to keep all our guides as up to date as possible, this means that they are under constant review and they may be subject to change when the applications change.

UHI - for staff and students own devices (BYOD)

register your personal laptop tablet or smartphone for use on the UHI Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) network

Follow the device-specific instructions below to register your device for Campus Wi-Fi, connect to UHI Email, access the VLE and so on.

    1. Connect to "UHI"
    2. Register using your normal Staff or Student login ID
    3. Set up Email and other services


iOS

Tablet format

SmartPhone format

Android

Tablet and Smartphone

Windows

Laptops

When you register a Windows PC or laptop ('device') for use with UHI Wi-Fi we may scan your device to confirm that it meets our requirements, particularly that you have a recognised Anti-Virus program installed and reasonably up-to-date.

If the device does not meet our requirements it will not be allowed to connect to our network.

During the scan process, we may also adjust settings on your device to protect our network and other users, including to

  • enable Automatic Updates
  • disable Internet Connection Sharing

Smartphones

  • Windows 8 phone

No instruction sheet available.

Connect to "UHI", register using your normal userid/password.  That's all!

Tablets

MacBook

Laptops

When you register a MacBook laptop ('device') for use with UHI Wi-Fi we may scan your device to confirm that it meets our requirements, particularly that you have a recognised Anti-Virus program installed and reasonably up-to-date.

If the device does not meet our requirements it will not be allowed to connect to our network.

    Games Console

    EXPERIMENTAL: Some games consoles do not have their own web browser or cannot be used with the registration system. In this case, go to http://bcm-as.uhi.ac.uk/registration/ on any other web browser and register the Games Console against your account, using the second menu option.

    Sony

    Microsoft

     

    e-Reader

    Sony PRS-T1 / PRS-600, Amazon Kindle WiFi

    The SONY and Amazon e-book readers we tested can be registered as normal.

    Kindle Fire / Fire HD

    not yet tested

    Chromebook

    Google Chromebook

    1. Select network "UHI"
    2. Register 

    BlackBerry

    BlackBerry Smartphone

    There are several models of Blackberry smartphone.  

    Please send us details if you are not able to set your Blackberry successfully; please include the model code and take a screenshot of that is possible, and upload them to http://helpdesk.uhi.ac.uk .

    Active Directory devices

    Windows Laptops and desktop PCs which are on the UHI Active Directory automatically use “wifi.uhi.ad.local”.

    If that does not happen automatically, contact IT support via Servicedesk (150).

    eduroam - international roaming for education

    The 'eduroam' service allows University staff to use Wi-Fi services at thousands of participating sites worldwide. This service has just recently been made available for UHI Students. Unfortunately we are not able to allow FE students access to this service.

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    Eduroam is now available for UHI and Academic Partner staff and UHI students both at UHI and at participating sites worldwide. To connect to eduroam just enter your userid in the format username@uhi.ac.uk when prompted, and your normal network / email password. You must setup and test your Eduroam connection at a UHI site before travelling to another Eduroam institution.


    Due to the duty of care placed on the College, we are unable to offer the Eduroam service to Further Education students as it provides unfiltered internet access.

    At some other locations outwith UHI you may need to set your HTTP Proxy to "Auto" - this is a common divergence from the eduroam specification. 

    See the eduroam guide (PDF) for detailed instructions. In the event of problems please contact the UHI Servicedesk on Extn 150 internally, or on 01463 279150 when off campus.

    Smartphone / tablet users may find the "eduroam companion" app useful for finding eduroam-enabled sites when travelling. Download it from the App Store / Play Store for your device.

    eduroam-guide.pdf

    Guide to setting up Eduroam access.

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