Wireless networking, or WiFi, uses radio waves to connect network devices (phones, laptops, etc.) to wireless access points. eduroam is the secure wireless service available across all UCT campuses and at other eduroam-affiliated institutions worldwide. You can set up your eduroam connection either automatically (using a configuration tool) or manually.

Visitors that do not come from eduroam participating institutions, can get WiFi access through the UCT Guest WiFi service.

Connect your mobile device

Connect your laptop

Rules for using eduroam at UCT

How to use eduroam responsibly on campus, and what happens if you violate UCT policy


eduroam at other institutions

Using eduroam wireless access at other eduroam-enabled institutions


Wireless access for guests

Arrange wireless access for your guests to campus