There are now more ways of accessing software apps that were previously only available on campus. This is to support you doing more of your work remotely i.e. off campus, on your own computer / device.
Mobile and off-campus access
You can connect to your University account from any PC, Mac or mobile device.
Staff, students and guests can connect to the wifi network via a range of devices...
You can access your Blackboard sites, and read and contribute to discussion boards from your tablet or mobile device via Blackboard Mobile Learn.
You can get grades but not feedback, which you still need to access on the web version of Blackboard
The VPN is a secure connection from your computer to the University network.
This service has been provided in order to give access to certain applications that require high-specification PCs to run.