Eduroam stands for EDUcation ROAMing. It allows UC staff and postgraduate students to use the eduroam network on the UC campus. UC staff and all UC students are able to login to eduroam at other participating institutions using their IT account. It also allows users from other participating academic institutions to connect to UC wireless using their authentication credentials from their own institution.

Please note for visitors to University of Canterbury using eduroam i.e. not using UC credentials you will only have limited access to UC resources such as internet, learn etc

Eduroam configuration

When connecting to eduroam, you will need to add  "" to the end  your user name. For example

If you cannot connect automatically to eduroam, use the the following setttings to manually configure your wireless connection. 

Configuration instructions  
ssid eduroam
Security method WPA2 Enterprise
Encryption type AES
EAP type & authentication

EAP-TTLS with PAP (preferred)
or EAP-PEAP with MSCHAPv2 (if EAP-TTLS with PAP is not supported)

Trusted certificate Thawte Primary Root CA (root)
and Server Certification Authority (intermediate)
Login UC username appended with
For example,

Authentication information and traffic is recorded by IT Services and your home organisation in case of network abuse and for statistical purposes. For more information on the use of eduroam, including links to where it is available, visit the Australasian eduroam website.

The use of eduroam is governed by the New Zealand Eduroam Policy and the University of Canterbury Internet Usage Policy. Internet Usage Policy. For visitors to UC the Acceptable Use Policy of your home institution also applies.