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Setting up VPN on Your Computer

If you are out of the office, such as when you are working from home, you may need to connect to the University network. To do this you will need to connect to the network using the WebVPN.

Instructions on connecting to the WebVPN

  1. Go to and login using your University username and password
  2. Once logged in, click 'VPN Client' from the list of available menu options
  3. In the next menu select your operating system to download the relevant WebVPN client. The client is named 'Pulse Secure'.
  4. Once you have downloaded the client, configure it using the Knowledge base articles below:

 Windows 10

The above instructions works for all versions of Windows, including Windows 10. However, a simpler version of connecting to the VPN using Windows 10 can be found on our Knowledgebase:


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