Network & Internet
If you’re on the move and need the flexibility of being able to work anywhere and anytime; the following network options allow you to connect and communicate in a time efficient manner.
The University network allows staff, students and guests to use wired or wireless connections. There are a number of resources available detailed throughout this site.
If you are constantly on the move around campus, then you will benefit from having access to the internet on your wireless device. Staff connect to Eduroam and students to UOW Students or UOW Halls.
VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a remote access technology that allows you to connect to the University’s network (and your desktop) using any internet connection - Worldwide.
Webdrive is a university-wide solution that enables staff and students to access their home server share from anywhere. It allows the user to upload and download files, rename and delete them, and download as a .zip archive.
The Druva InSync Desktop Backup solution is a centralised solution for backing up University data residing on users' laptops and workstation computers. It automatically and unobtrusively backs up data on a user's laptop or workstation.
The University investment in network storage resources is significant. Information on department shares, personal storage, backup and restore options for staff are outlined here.View More Details
The University has provided a Self Service tool through which you can log your own tickets (jobs). You can also search for a previously logged ticket to check it's status. For urgent jobs you can phone the ITS Service Desk: ext 4008 (838 4008) for support.