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Student IT

When you enrol, you will be provided with a University student email account and it is important you log in to check your emails regularly. While on campus you will also have access to wi-fi, computers, printers and scanners.

Student IT

You can find information on your UniKey, where to find computers and study spaces on campus, or help with the Learning Management System (LMS).

Email

Your University student email account was provided to you when you enrolled. It is in the format of uniKey@uni.sydney.edu.au

You need to check correspondence we send to your email address through MyUni or Office365.

You can set up email on your device by following the instructions below. More information on email options is available on the Office support site.

If you update your UniKey password, you will need to update your password on all your devices.

  1. Go to ‘File’, then ‘Add account’.
  2. Enter your full name, student email address and UniKey password.
  3. Select ‘manual setup’ for additional server types.
  4. Select ‘Pop’ or ‘IMAP’.
  5. Fill in the following fields:
    • account type: IMAP
    • incoming mail server: outlook.office365.com
    • outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.office365.com
    • user name: your student email address
    • password: your UniKey password.
  6. Select ‘More settings’.
  7. In the ‘Outgoing Server’ tab, check ‘my outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’
  8. In the ‘Advanced’ tab, fill in the following:
    • incoming server (IMAP): type 993
    • encrypted connection type for Incoming server: select SSL
    • encrypted connection type for Outgoing server: select Auto
    • outgoing server (SMTP): type 587.
  9. Confirm the settings and follow the prompts to finish.
  1. Go to ‘Mail’, ‘Add account’, then ‘Exchange’.
  2. Enter your full name, student email address and UniKey password.
  3. In Account Settings, fill in the following:
    • description: choose a suitable name
    • user name: your student email address
    • password: your UniKey password
    • server address: outlook.office365.com
  4. Select ‘Continue’ and follow the prompts to finish.
  1. Go to ‘Settings’, ‘Mail, Contacts, Calendars’, ‘Add Account’, then ‘Exchange’.
  2. Enter your student email address and UniKey password.
  3. Enter a suitable description for the account.
  4. Tap ‘Next’ and follow the prompts to finish.
  1. Go to ‘Settings’, ‘Accounts’, ‘Add Account’, then ‘Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync’ or ‘Corporate’.
  2. Enter your student email address and UniKey password, then select ‘Manual setup’.
  3. In ‘Domain/username’, enter your student email address.
  4. In ‘Exchange server’, enter outlook.office365.com.
  5. Confirm the settings and follow the prompts to customise your account options before finishing.

Wireless

You can access our wireless network ‘UniSydney’ on any wireless-enabled device when you’re on campus.

Use your UniKey and password to connect.

  1. Select the Wireless Network Settings icon in the system tray.
  2. Select the ‘UniSydney’ network.
  3. Enter your UniKey and password.
  4. If you receive a prompt to install a security certificate, make sure the name is auth.wireless.sydney.edu.au before continuing.
  1. Select the AirPort icon in the system tray.
  2. Select the ‘UniSydney’ network.
  3. Enter your UniKey and password.
  1. Go to ‘Settings’, then ‘Wi-Fi’.
  2. Select the ‘UniSydney’ network.
  3. Enter your UniKey and password.
  4. If you receive a prompt to install a security certificate, make sure the name is auth.wireless.sydney.edu.au
  1. Go to ‘Settings’, then ’Wi-Fi’.
  2. Select the UniSydney network and fill in the following:
    • EAP method: PEAP
    • Phase 2 authentication: None
    • CA certificate: Unspecified
    • User certificate: Unspecified
    • Identity: Your UniKey
    • Anonymous identity: leave blank
    • Password: your UniKey password

Student accommodation

If you are a resident at one of the following residential colleges or University-run accommodations, you can access wi-fi. Contact your accommodation provider for information and technical assistance.

Last updated: 22 February 2017

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