UCL Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Staff/Student Intranet

Do you need to use the VPN?

Who needs to use the VPvN and when

Undergraduates and Taught Postgradautes

You do not need to use the VPN to access any student services (Portico, Moodle, etc). You also do not need to use the VPN to access your email, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, or any other UCL based online learning service. There may be some exceptions for students doing projects that need access to internal resources, but that is something we would advise on an individual basis.

Staff and PhD students

You only need to use the VPN when accessing IT services that are only available on site.

We recommend that use of the VPN if:

The VPN makes access to these services much easier. If you are unable to use the VPN there are alternative ways to access these services, please get in touch for assistance with this.