Most staff and students use eduroam to access the internet. eduroam is available across the University, and you will also find that you can connect while visiting many other UK and EU higher education institutions. There are no speed restrictions on eduroam at Oxford.
Oxford Wireless Lan (OWL) is an Oxford-only wireless service that provides internet access for visitors and University members who haven’t configured eduroam yet. It can be used to access key University websites without needing to sign in.
This is a public WiFi service provided by Sky WiFi which is often used by short-term visitors such as bed-and-breakfast guests or public visitors to University exhibitions. Users need to make an account with Sky WiFi to access the service. It is not managed by the university and end-user support is provided by Sky WiFi directly.
Many colleges provide their own WiFi networks in addition to the services offered by the University. These services vary from networks aimed at visitors to WiFi available to all college members. To find out more about your college’s WiFi provision please see the local college WiFi guidance page.