eduroam (education roaming)

Posted on December 03, 2014


ITS is pleased to announce that eduroam is operational on the UP Wireless network.


eduroam enables UP researchers, lecturers, staff and students to access the Internet in a secure manner, on any UP campus, or from the campuses of participating institutions worldwide. Access is granted via a user’s user ID and password (portal credentials). Visiting representatives from other international institutions will similarly be able to access the Internet through the UP Wireless network using their home institution’s credentials. It works on most of the platforms including Windows, Linux, MAC OS, IOS and Android and it is free, with high levels of security.

Basic setup instructions:

1.            Activate the Wi-Fi on your device

2.            Browse the available wireless networks

3.            Select "eduroam"

4.            Enter your Username and Password as used at your home institution

5.            The format for UP staff and students: [email protected] or [email protected] & Portal password

 6.           Click "Connect"

UP staff can register a request for assistance in the ITS Service Catalogue (follow the QuickLink on the UP Staff Intranet) or contact the IT Helpdesk (012 - 420 3051) for assistance.

The following video-clip provides an easy explanation about eduroam: https:

More information about eduroam is available on the following website: https:

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