University of Roehampton has four main dedicated, secure WiFi networks.

  • uorstudent - for University of Roehampton students.
  • uorstaff - for University of Roehampton staff
  • glionstudent - for Glion students
  • glionstaff - for Glion staff

You can also use uorguest, the open guest WiFi, if you are having issues with uorstudent or uorstaff

  • Please see the bottom of this article for information about connecting to uorguest.

  • Once you've signed in, your device will remember your username and password, so you won't have to enter them every time you want to go online. However please remember to update your password on all your devices when you change your network account password. 

How To Join The WiFi Network

For Apple Devices:

  1. From your Home screen, go to Settings > Wi-Fi.
  2. Turn on Wi-Fi. Your device will automatically search for available Wi-Fi networks.
  3. Tap the name of the Wi-Fi network that you want to join.
  4. Enter your Roehampton username and password where prompted. 
  5. You may be asked to Trust a certificate – please click “Trust” to proceed.

  • After you join the network, you'll see a blue tick next to the network and the connected Wi-Fi icon in the upper corner of your display.


For Android Devices:

  1. Click "Settings" then select "Wireless & Networks" and "WiFi settings".
  2. If WiFi is not enabled, please enable it.
  3. Select the appropriate network from the list.
  4. Refer to the configuration guide below to ensure your settings are correct:

Setting Please use...
Identity Your Roehampton username - for example jsmith
Anonymous Identity It's OK to leave this blank

Security type


WPA settings encryption type (if required)


WPA authentication


Privacy Use device MAC
MAC address type Phone MAC
CA Certificate Do not validate
Online Certificate Status Do not validate

  • Any other setting doesn't need to be changed.

To connect to the UoR Guest Wi-fi network 

To join this network you will need to sign in via a web page (splash page) which is accessible via Internet Explorer.  

See the advice below

If you are using an Apple device

1. Open any website on Safari and see if you already have the “Develop” option in the top bar.
2. If you don't have it enabled click on Safari then Preferences.
3. Click Advanced on the next screen and enable the checkbox saying “Show Develop menu in menu bar”.
4. Once this box is checked, the toolbar will show the Develop option beside Window 
5. Select Develop > User Agent > Internet Explorer Version 11. 
6. Try to connect to UoRGuest again and the splash page should now be visible. 
For Windows 10/11
When users connect to UoRGuest, they may not be able to see the splash page if the default browser is set to Chrome or Edge. Please try and open Internet Explorer and then the  splash page should be visible. If Internet Explorer is not available  - you may need to load Microsoft Edge in compatibility mode, please see the Solution for this here: Internet Explorer Compatibility Mode | Knowledge Base | ServiceDesk ( 

Having problems connecting to the WiFi network?

You may have to forget the WiFi network before connecting.

Apple devices:

Android devices: