SuffolkUni is a free to use, self-service Wi-Fi network available to visitors at the University of Suffolk Ipswich Campus. It’s for short-term use only, so if you’re a staff member or student, you should connect to eduroam. 

If you're visiting the University of Suffolk from another institution that uses eduroam, you can connect to eduroam using the credentials for your home institution. 

SuffolkUni is managed by Purple, and you can connect using your social media credentials or by completing the registration page. You’ll need to accept the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Acceptable Use Policy to use the service. 


Here’s the quick start guide to getting connected: 

  • On your device, select SuffolkUni from the list of Wi-Fi networks  
  • The SuffolkUni landing page should open. If it doesn’t, open your web browser 
  • Sign in using your social media credentials, or complete the registration form 
  • You’ll receive a message to confirm you’ve connected  


Please select your device type below for a full guide on connecting. If you have any problems please contact the IT Service Desk.  


Navigate to Wi-Fi settings



Select SuffolkUni



Click on the prompt at the top of the window



Access the Wi-Fi using one of the options given



You will then be taken to a webpage confirming you are connected to the SuffolkUni Wi-Fi



Open Settings



SelectWi-Fi and choose SuffolkUni



You will then be sent to the access forms page



Choose a method to access the Wi-Fi and follow the instructions



You are now connected to SuffolkUni


Click the Wi-Fi icon in the system tray in the upper right



Select SuffolkUni and click Connect



This will take you to the access forms page



Select a form you would like to use to access SuffolkUni and follow the instructions


Navigate to Wi-Fi in the system tray



Select SuffolkUni and click connect



Open a web brower and navigate to a website, for example, This will redirect you to the access forms, see below. 



Follow the instructions to successfully connect to SufflkUni Wi-Fi


Click the Wi-Fi icon in the system tray



Select SuffolkUni and click Connect



After you have connected you will have No Internet, proceed to open a webpage to prompt the access forms



Choose your prefered method to gain access and then follow the instructions



You should now be connected to SuffolkUni Wi-Fi