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Here’s how to get online.


Set up your Wifi


Change your password


Sign into your

UCT email


Check out Vula


Secure your devices


Get the software

you need

Connect to eduroam using your username and your network password (which is the same as your student number).

Your username and password give you access to UCT’s online services. After registration, go to to set your password.

All official communication (including messages from your lecturers) will come to your UCT email account. Sign in via And remember to check it regularly!

Vula ( is UCT’s online environment

for teaching and learning, collaboration and research. Your lecturers will use it often, so don’t get left behind.

Make sure that your antivirus is up to date. You can download McAfee for free from the ICTS website (, where you’ll also find information about update services for Windows and Mac.

Before buying any software, first see what site-licensed software is listed on the ICTS website ( Office365 is available via your myUCT log in. UCT has also signed up to use Google Apps for Education.

For more detailed information, read the IT Guide for Students at