The University of Gloucestershire is a member of the international roaming service - eduroam.

eduroam provides the infrastructure that allows University of Gloucestershire users to login at any participating institution using their UoG login name and password. eduroam also allows users from any participating institution to login at the University of Gloucestershire using their local login name and password.

The service is wireless only using the SSID eduroam, 802.1x for access control with PEAP and MSCHAPv2 for encryption. This implementation provides the simplest solution for users.

All users must abide by the terms of the JANET AUP and the University Acceptable Network Usage Policy. ​

University of Gloucestershire Users

While visiting other participating institutions users can connect to the local eduroam network to get an internet connection. You will need to obtain connection instructions from the visited organisations eduroam website.

University of Gloucestershire roaming users can connect using their domain account username, the University of Gloucestershire realm name and a password. e.g. If your username is s0123456 then your eduroam username will be

You must abide by the rules of use for the institution you are connected to and you should check the eduroam web site at the institution before you arrive.

Visiting Users

You should connect to the wireless network using the SSID eduroam. You will be assigned an IP address automatically from our DHCP servers and once authenticated allowed onto a visitor VLAN. Network protocols are limited to the ports required by the eduroam service​.

Users experiencing any technical problems with the roaming service, or with remote access facilities provided by their Home Organisation, should consult their Home Organisation IT Support​.

User Guide​

Please read the eduroam ​user-guide if this is your first time using the eduroam service.​


​Click here to read the eduroam policy.​


For information on the eduroam(UK) sites listing and location ​click here​.