eduroam free Wi-Fi

What is eduroam?  

eduroam is an international Wi-Fi system that provides access to the Internet and your Open Polytechnic resources such as MyOP and iQualify online courses from many locations in New Zealand and around the world using your Open Polytechnic myop email address and password. 

Getting started with eduroam is easy! 

  1. Check if your device is compatible: Most laptops, smartphones, and tablets can connect to eduroam.
  2. Download the eduroam installer: Choose the right installer for your device from our handy guide: How to install eduroam
  3. Follow the installation instructions: The guide provides step-by-step instructions with screenshots for different devices and platforms.
  4. Connect to eduroam: Once installed, select the "eduroam" network and log in using your Open Polytechnic myop email address and password. 

Need help? 

  • Troubleshooting tips: Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) also include troubleshooting tips for common issues you might encounter while setting up eduroam.
  • IT support: If you need further assistance, don't hesitate to contact Open Polytechnic IT support: Contact Us   
  • The other campuses where you are using eduroam are not responsible for providing you with IT support. 

Find eduroam hotspots near you: 

  • A complete list of eduroam enabled sites worldwide is available here: eduroam website
  • You can also find specific locations or other campuses which Open Polytechnic learners can use, on our "Access to local campus services" page: 
  • Please respect the terms and conditions of each campus you visit.
  • Be mindful of your data usage, as downloading large files or streaming videos may slow down the network for other users. 

Physical Access to sites 

  • While eduroam provides Wi-Fi access, this does not grant you automatic physical access to these sites.
  • Physical access to sites will generally only be to the public areas of those sites, unless granted specifically under arrangements Open Polytechnic has negotiated with those institutions. 
  • In some places, you may be asked to identify yourself as an Open Polytechnic ākonga (learner). An Open Polytechnic student ID card or MYOP account login may be required to show you are studying with us. See local campus provider details for specific requirements: "Access to local campus services"