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Connect to eduroam

Eduroam is a global network for education and research institutions which you can access from thousands of locations all over the world. Use your University of St Andrews credentials to get online.

Get connected

  1. Go to your device's wireless network settings
  2. Connect to uos-connect
  3. Open a browser on your device and enter any web URL. You'll be redirected automatically to
  4. Click eduroam
  5. Log in with your University username (for example, abc123) and password to download the eduroam certificate and profile.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions.  When asked, enter your University username and password.

If you're using an Android device, you'll be asked for fill in a few more settings. Read the connect to eduroam on an Android device.

What devices can connect?

  • Windows laptops and MacBooks
  • Apple iPhone or iPad
  • Android OS smartphones (Android 2.1 or later)
  • Some Windows Mobile devices

Smartphones running Windows 8 won't work with eduroam because the encryption protocol isn't supported.

Guides for connecting to eduroam

Further information is available from the IT Service Desk.

If you change your University user account password

  • Android devices will prompt you for your new password when you attempt to connect to eduroam

  • If you use an Apple device you must remove the current eduroam profile then reinstall it using your new password.

    • Go to Settings > General > Profiles
    • Highlight the eduroam profile and click Remove
    • Reinstall the eduroam profile as described above.

Want more information on eduroam?

Visit the eduroam website.

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Contact the IT Service Desk

Log a call using IT Self-Service
(01334 46) 3333
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(Mon - Fri, 09:00 - 17:00)

Level 2
University Library
North Street
St Andrews
Fife KY16 9TR

Opening Hours
Mon - Fri
: 08:30-18:00
(front desk support
from 09:00)

Sat: 10:00-17:00
Sun: 11:00-18:00

The IT Service Desk is closed
for staff training on Fridays
between 09:30 and 10:30