IT Guest Software Catalogue

 Internet

The Internet service enables the user to access the Internet from any network access point with a valid ip address on the default “web-based” network ports: 80 and 443.

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is also allowed via the proxy.

 NWU Templates for Postgraduates

This service provides a MS Word Postgraduate template for creating a Dissertation/Mini Dissertation/Thesis.

 NWU-Vending (VV)

This system manages the following services:

  • Point-of-sale (various service providers)
  • Stock management
  • Fund management
  • Mobile services
 Password Management

When you are new to the NWU and receive your NWU number, your password is set to your RSA ID number@Nwu, or in the case of international students, your passport number@Nwu eg 1234567890123@Nwu. You then have to change your password.

Your password expires every 90 days.  This is the password you use in conjunction with your NWU# to gain access to the majority of IT services.

 Printing

This service provides secure printing on the NWU network printers.

Staff and Guests use the printers situated in their departments.

Students have access to printers situated in computer rooms and libraries on their campus.

 WiFi (Wireless Network for Mobile Computing)

This service provides mobile access to the NWU Network.

IT Guest Software Catalogue