The VPN GlobalProtect client allows staff and students to connect through to the UOW network from any location off-campus and is necessary when elevated privileges are required for access, eg to your home directory or fileshares.

The client is available for self-install.

Available To

Anyone who has an active UOW account


Allows Staff and Students to securely connect through to the UOW network from any public network. Providing access to UOW services and resources when at home or travelling.

Getting Started

The software client can be downloaded from the GlobalProtect Portal.

If you have an IMTS managed system without local admin access please see the install instructions in our Knowledge base.

Notes: If you currently use the Cisco VPN client please note that this will be deprecated shortly, please swap to the IMTS supported Global Protect VPN client

By selecting to use the UOW VPN you agree to comply with policies governing the use of UOW IT facilities. If you choose to decline, simply close your browser and discontinue using this service.

Last reviewed: 7 September, 2016

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If you're from a participating eduroam institution you can connect to wireless internet with your username and password.

UOW staff & students can also connect at other institutions.

Read on to find out more about eduroam and how to connect.