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WiFi Services for Students and Staff


WiFi Services for Students and Staff – eduroam


One of the services the College provides for staff and students is WiFi for personal devices.  To do this we have partnered with Eduroam which not only gives you WiFi when at the College but at thousands of locations around the world!


What is eduroam?

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

eduroam allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to obtain Internet connectivity across campus and when visiting other participating institutions by simply opening their device.

Watch the following video ‘What is eduroam?


How do I connect to eduroam?

The connect to eduroam you will need to configure your device.  Most users will only need to configure their device for eduroam once.

You should use your college email address (i.e. as your username along with your usual password.

The following contains guides to connect common mobile devices:

iOS (iPads, iPods and iPhones)                                         

  • Android
  • Windows phone
  • Windows 10
  • Mac OS


Where is eduroam available?

eduroam is available on all College premises including our 4 campuses and Blairtummock House.

eduroam is available at locations across the UK and the world, the following links will indicate where eduroam may be available;


I am a visitor, can I use eduroam?

If you are a visitor from a participating eduroam organisation; then you will be able to use eduroam as long as you are from an organisation that supports eduroam.   Please ensure that prior to visiting that your device is configured to use eduroam.

If you experience any difficulties then you should report these via your home organisation IT support.


Terms and Conditions

By connecting to eduroam you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions;

Device Connection Instructions

Connect an Apple iOS Device to Glasgow Kelvin College's Eduroam Service

When using IOS 14 and above turn off Private Address function in your phone’s settings for the Eduroam wireless network.

1) Open up the ‘Settings’ app and click on ‘Wi-Fi’

2) Tap on the i icon next to the network called ‘eduroam’, depending on IOS, turn off Private Address and re-join

Image of Wi-Fi screen on iOS devide

Eduroam Privacy Warning screen on iOS Device

Eduroam Privacy screen stating 'to stop using a private address you need to rejoin the Wifi network'

3) Enter your username (email address i.e. and college password Screenshot of iOS Device with example Log in details
4) If asked, please accept the following certificate: Certificate on iOS Device
5) You will now have access to the College’s guest network  




Connect an Android Device to Glasgow Kelvin College's Eduroam Service

Your device must support WPA2 Enterprise in order to be able to connect to eduroam.

When using Android 10 and above turn off randomized MAC Address which is on by default (optional from Android 8) in your phone’s Wi-Fi settings menu for the Eduroam wireless network.

1) Go to the Apps list and tap Settings > WiFi
2) From the Available WiFi Networks section tap on eduroam to connect
3) Enter your username in ‘Identity’ (email address i.e. and college password (‘Anonymous’ – please leave empty)
4) Set the following settings if required:
  • Server Certificate Validation: ‘Do not validate’ or leave empty or ‘(unspecified)’
  • EAP Method: PEAP 
  • Phase 2: MSCHAP v2
  • If required, Please trust the QuoVadis security certificate for,
5) Once you are successfully authenticated, you will automatically connect to eduroam within the College and at other eduroam institutions, without having to re-enter your username and password (unless you change your password).

Connect a Windows Phone to Glasgow Kelvin College's Eduroam Service

For Windows 10 mobile, if on the randomized MAC Address option should be off in your Wi-Fi settings to join the Eduroam wireless network.

1) Open Settings System Settings on windows Phone
2) Select 'eduroam' from the network selection Wifi Network 'On' settings on windows Device
3) Enter your username (email address i.e. and college password  
4) Tap done and you should connect to the WiFi network  

Connect Windows 10 to Glasgow Kelvin College's Eduroam Service

1) Click on the network/WiFI icon in the bottom right of your monitor Toolbar showing Network Icons on Windows Device
2) Select the ‘eduroam’ network and click ‘Connect’ ensuring that ‘Connect automatically’ is selected Windows Device Showing Connection to Eduroam Wifi Network
3) Enter your username (email address i.e. and college password, then click OK Eduroam Network Log In boxes for Username and Password

Connect Mac OS to Glasgow Kelvin College's Eduroam Service

1) Click Airport menu and select ‘eduroam’ iOS Network Connections on iOS toolbar
2) Enter your username (email address i.e. and college password, then click OK. Image Showing Network Username and Password examples on iOS Device
3) Accept the College issued QuoVadis security certificate for  

Instructions as a Downloadable PDF

Eduroam Device Connection Instructions All Devices