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Checklist for new research students

FAQ: I’ve just started as a research student at the University of Northampton.  How do I get access to university IT systems and library resources?

As a new research student it is important that you are quickly able to take advantage of the many resources and services available to you at the university.  This checklist will show you how to log in to the different services and tell you where to get help should you have any problems.

(Note: The checklist contains a lot of information and is therefore quite long, but if a quick overview is all you need then check out the summary table toward the end.)

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Eduroam service launched by IT Services

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IT Services has rolled out a wireless service called ‘eduroam’ across all University areas.

eduroam is the secure, world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community.

eduroam (education roaming) allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions across the UK and internationally across 54 countries. When you can see and connect to the ‘eduroam’ network, you will be able to access it using your University credentials as described below.

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