NWU Wifi



NWU Wifi

NWU Wifi, This service provides mobile access to the NWU Network.



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

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:
  • NWU-Saficom: the user doesn’thave to comply with the NWU IT policies.
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 MafikengPotchefstroom or 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:
  • Staff & Guests: Contact your IT Service Desk.
  • Students: Contact your IT Service Desk.

Other Resources

Documents:
  • Coverage areas per campus: MafikengPotchefstroom or Vaal Triangle
  • Internet Access for Guests

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


We have an IT Service Desk on each campus.  Should you experience an IT related problem please log a ticket within IT-Help or contact your campus IT Service Desk.
Should you wish to provide us with feedback, feel free to drop us an email at talk2IT@nwu.ac.za



MAFIKENG

Room G76
Building A1
(+27 18) 389 2013/6
(+27 18) 389 2164
itm_help@nwu.ac.za

Monday – Friday
8:00 – 13:00 and
14:00 – 16:30
(Closed weekends and
Public holidays)

Internal Box 575

North-West University
IT Mafikeng Campus
Private Bag X2046
Mmabatho
South Africa
2735

POTCHEFSTROOM

Room 111
Building F20
(+27 18) 299 2700
ITDienste@nwu.ac.za

Monday – Friday
7:45 – 16:30
(Closed weekends and
Public holidays

Internal Box 529

North-West University
IT Potchefstroom Campus
Private Bag X6001
Potchefstroom
South Africa
2520

VAAL TRIANGLE

Room 105
Building 8
(+27 16) 910 3324/8
itv_help@nwu.ac.za

Monday – Friday
7:45 – 16:30
(Closed weekends and
Public holidays)

Internal Box 125

North-West University
IT Vaal Triangle Campus
Private Bag 1174
Vanderbijlpark
South Africa
1900