To set up your connection to eduroam, you need to first secure your device and then set up an eduroam connection.

Step 1: Secure your device

Before you connect to the UCT wireless service, your device must comply with UCT Networking policies:

  • Your device must have the latest operating system updates or patches (available via your device’s Software update feature).
  • Your device must have an up-to-date anti-virus software program (there are numerous well-known apps available for mobile devices).

Failure to comply with these requirements puts you in violation of the Policy on unsecured computers at UCT - and you could lose access to the UCT network.

Step 2: Set up your eduroam connection in one of two ways

Automatically set up your device using eduroam CAT
  1. Download the Apple device installation file.
  2. When the profile opens, tap Install and enter your passcode.
    (Depending on your device, you may need to tap Install twice.)
  3. Enter your UCT and UCT network password then tap Done.
Manually set up your device
  1. On the Multi-Touch screen, tap Settings.
  2. In the Settings column, tap WiFi.
  3. Ensure that WiFi is turned On.
  4. In the Choose a Network… section, select eduroam.
  5. In the Enter Password dialog box, enter the following:
    • Username: (where “username” is your student or staff number)
    • Password: UCT network password
  6. Tap Join.
  7. In the Certificate dialog box, tap Accept.

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