Wi-Fi and wired connectivity is available at all Oxford Brookes-managed halls. If you live in one of our partnership halls they will be able to provide you information about the Wi-Fi and wired connections they offer.
Oxford Brookes-managed halls are:
- Cheney Student Village,
- Clive Booth Student Village,
- Crescent Hall,
- Edna Rosa and Champneys Court,
- Harcourt Hill Hall including N Block,
- Paul Kent Hall,
- Sinnet Court,
- Warneford Hall,
- Westminster Hall and Studios.
If you live in Oxford Brookes-managed halls, your provider is called WiFinity, read our Knowledge Base article to find out more about this service.
Connecting to the wired internet in your room is very simple - simply plug your device cable into the socket in the wall and launch your usual browser.
Before doing this, please make sure your device has:
- up-to-date anti-virus software - available free from Sophos,
- the latest security updates are installed on your device.
The same procedure applies to games consoles - plug into the socket in the wall and play.
Use of University IT systems (whether via University or personally owned equipment) must be in accordance with the University’s IT Acceptable Use Policy. The aim of this policy is to secure the University’s compliance with it's legal obligations and provide authorised users of the University IT with a safe and acceptable working environment. Users should be aware that breach of these rules may constitute a criminal offence or result in disciplinary action under the Student Conduct Regulations.
The University reserves the right to terminate a connection at any time.
For IT support you can
- Browse the web portal
where you can request a service, report an incident or access information in the Knowledge Base
- Phone 01865 48 3311 (internal calls x3311)
- Visit one of the Service Desk Points on campus
Each room is fitted with a network port with a 1GBps feed. This is very fast and more responsive than the wifi so use your cable when you can!