Service

Description: 

This service provides mobile access to the NWU Network.

Cost: 
Free
This Service is Available to: 
Staff
Students
Guest

Support

Operating System

Windows 7: 
Full
Windows 8: 
Full
Windows 10: 
Full
IOS: 
Full
Android: 
Full

Web Browser

IE: 
Excluded
Firefox: 
Excluded
Chrome: 
Excluded

Service Targets

Inclusions: 

These options are found under the Wireless Network Connections when on campus:

  • NWUWIFI
  • nwu-guest (only for guests)
  • NWU-Saficom (only available in Potchefstroom and Vaal Triangle)
Exclusions: 
Prerequisites: 
  • NWUWIFI: the Bradford Agent has to be installed as stipulated in the documentation, and the user must comply with the NWU IT policies.
  • nwu-guest: the user must comply with the NWU IT policies.

User Responsibilities

How to request this service: 

Wifi is accessible where wifi has been installed. Details of the coverage areas and installation guide can be found under Training Material.

  • NWUWIFI: Automatically provided with Staff, Student and Guest registration.
  • nwu-guest: The hosting department obtains the password from the IT Service Desk at Mafikeng  Potchefstroom  Vaal Triangle and provides to the guest.
  • NWU-Saficom: Tokens are purchased from www.safricom.co.za.
How to report a problem with the service: 

Other Resources

Documents: 

NWUWIFI Fast Setup

To take advantage of the automated Wifi setup compatible for Windows 7, 8/8.1 and 10, follow the steps below:

  1. The .exe file will help you setup your NWUWIFI profile click here
  2. Power Management click here