Access to the internet is provided throughout the College and its hostels with over 100 wireless access points and high-speed wired connections.

All wireless and wired connections go through the UDN which will allow you to use any of the University Desktop Services.

All users of the Sidney Sussex College Network must adhere to the Acceptable use of the network terms.

Your computer must be up to date and run an anti-virus solution. See advice here: Security.

If you have any internet connection problems, please report these to us.

Wireless

Members of the University can access the University's free Wi-Fi networks Eduroam and UniOfCam.

We'd recommend using Eduroam as the connection is encrypted and your device will stay connected to it, whereas UniOfCam is open and requires sign-in every 24 hours.
 

How to connect

See: How do I connect to Eduroam?.

If you have a different wireless provider such as Virgin Media in your building, please contact the IT Office for information on how to connect.

 

Wireless is available in the following areas:

Within the College (Eduroam/UniOfCam)
  • 26-30 Sidney Street
  • Blundell Court
  • Chapel Court
  • Cloister Court
  • Cromwell Court
  • Garden Court
  • Hall Court
  • Harrington House
  • Hobson Court
  • Kent House
  • Montague House
  • Sussex House
  • X, Y and Z Staircases in South Court
Outside the College (Eduroam/UniOfCam)
  • 7-8 St Pauls Road
  • 25, 26 and 27 Park Parade
  • Herne Lodge
Outside the College (Virgin Media)
  • 35a Elizabeth Way
  • 4 and 6 Park Parade
  • 56 De Freville Avenue

Wired connection

Requirements to connect

  • A computer with a built-in Ethernet port or compatible Ethernet adapter
  • Ethernet cable (you can purchase one from the IT Office for £5 which is added to your college bill)
     

How to connect

SeeHow do I use the Ethernet port in my room?.

 

Wired connections are available in the following areas:

Within the College
  • Chapel Court
  • Cloister Court
  • Cromwell Court
  • Garden Court
  • Hall Court
  • Hobson Court
  • South Court
  • Sussex House
  • Kent House
  • Harrington House
  • Montague House
  • 26-30 Sidney Street