Wellington University wireless networks

Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington provides wireless networks to current students and staff across all campuses.

Connect to WellingtonUniversityStudent

This network offers access to the internet for Students currently studying at Wellington University. Access to WellingtonUniversityStudent is granted for 90 days, after this time Students must log in again to continue using this network.

  1. Browse to your device’s Wi-Fi connections
  2. Select ‘WellingtonUniversityStudent’ wireless network.
  3. You will be redirected to a web portal. If you are not redirected, open a web browser and attempt to connect to http://wifi.vuw.ac.nz
  4. Student Authentication
  5. Enter your Student username and Password.
  6. Follow the instructions to complete the sign in process.
  7. After 90 days the Web portal will re-appear for you to login again

Connect to WellingtonUniversity

Apple iOS, iPhone and iPad

  1. Browse to your device’s Wi-Fi connection
  2. Select ‘WellingtonUniversity’ wireless network.
  3. Enter your username and password.
    Username and password screen on apple iphone
  1. Trust the certificate ‘ise.vuw.ac.nz’ issued by QuoVadis.

    Certificate screen of Apple iphone showing options

Apple MacOS, MacBook and iMac

  1. Browse to your device’s Wi-Fi connection.
  2. Select ‘WellingtonUniversity’ wireless.
  3. Enter your username and password.
  4. Click ‘Join’.

    Wi-Fi network screen on Apple phone
  5. If prompted to ‘Verify certificate’ press ‘Continue’.
    1. You may be asked to enter your local Mac password to verify the ‘Certificate Trust Settings’.
    2. Click ‘Update settings’.

Linux

Screenshot of WiFi connection parameters on Linux.

  1. Browse to your device’s Wi-Fi connection.
  2. Select ‘WellingtonUniversity’ wireless.
    1. Set Wifi security to be WPA & WPA2/3 Enterprise.
    2. Set Authentication to be ‘Protected EAP (PEAP)’.
    3. Check the box next to ‘No CA certificate is required’ or similar.
    4. If required, select MSCHAPv2 as the Inner Authentication.
    5. Leave other fields blank.
  3. Enter your username and password.
  4. Click ‘Connect’.

Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 10

  1. Browse to your device’s Wi-Fi connection.
  2. Select ‘WellingtonUniversity’ wireless network.
  3. Enter your username and password.


    Username and password screen on Microsoft device.
  4. Click ‘Connect’ to proceed.
  5. Continue Connecting screen on microsoft device

Troubleshooting

If your device will not connect after following the above instructions, you can contact Digital Solutions. If you can locate your device’s Wi-Fi MAC address ahead of time this will speed the process up.

For common problems you can attempt the following:

  1. Forget/remove WellingtonUniversity, WellingtonUniversityStudent and WellingtonUniversityGuest and connect again.
  2. Restart your device.
  3. Update your Operating System and Drivers to the latest version.
  4. For Phase 2/Inner Authentication, select None instead of MSCHAPv2.
  5. If your device supports ‘MAC Randomisation’, consider disabling it in the advanced settings of the connection.