eduroam

eduroam instructions

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eduroam @ Coleg Sir Gar

To use the Coleg Sir Gar wireless network, called eduroam, you will need:

  • a computer or device with a wireless card
  • to be in range of a wireless hotspot. Campus wireless is available in:
    • Ammanford
      • LRC
    • Gelli Aur
      • A Block
      • Resource Center
    • Graig
      • C block (Limited coverage)
      • D block (LRC)
      • E Block
      • F Block
      • G Block (Limited coverage)
      • Canteen
      • Ty Coffi Bach
    • Jobswell
      • Fashion area
      • Canteen area
    • Pibwrlwyd
      • LRC
      • Canteen

 

How to use eduroam

To use eduroam you must first set up your computer/ device to use eduroam. Please use the links in the dropdown list on the navigation bar to list the supported operating system of your device, and you will find all of the information relating to that device.

 

About eduroam

eduroam (education roaming) is the secure, wireless internet roaming access service developed for the research and education community.

eduroam allows students, researchers and staff to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their laptop.  (http://www.eduroam.org/) (https://www.ja.net/products-services/janet-connect/eduroam)

eduroam is a wireless network service for laptops/PC's/Mobile phones, and other supported devices, which makes use of more secure and efficient technologies to allow, you. the users to connect safely to the internet. Based on 802.1x authentication technology this service supports most devices, however there are some devices such as game colsoles which are not supported by the eduroam service.

Please use the links on the left or here to configure your laptop/PC/Mobile Phone.

 

Important Information

There is some important information you should read before you make use of the wirelss network. It is important that you have a supported operating system; you can see the list of supported operating systems by viewing the links in the navigation bar. It is also very important that your operating system is up to date and protected by antivirus software. You may at some point require help. If you do require help or assistance, you can follow the usual problem reporting process to advise us of any problem you have with configuring your computer, issues with signal strength or wireless reception.

 

Computer Security

It is also very important that your operating system is up to date and protected by antivirus software. Please refer to the Computer Security page.

 

Roaming

Please refer to the Roaming page.

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