Welcome to Oxford

Welcome to everyone who has recently arrived in Oxford! There can be a lot to learn in your first few days after arriving and, as you can imagine, this year has even more challenges than usual. 

Guidance for new starters

We’ve put all you need to know about getting started with IT in a few handy pages on our website.

You’ll find step-by-step guidance about:

  • activating your University accounts (including Single Sign-On)
  • connecting to Wi-Fi (eduroam)
  • accessing email using Nexus365 (Office 365)
  • getting IT help if you can’t find the answers on our websites 

You can also find out about other services, such as virtual private networks (VPNs) for working remotely, free software, staying safe online, and IT training. Take a look.

Follow us

You can keep track of the latest IT news, hints and tips by following us on Twitter @ox_it


Questions about IT at Oxford?

If you have an IT query, new starters should check our Getting started pages first. 

There are a number of other ways you can get IT help too. It's best to contact your local IT Officer in the first instance but if you still can't find the answer, you can phone our central IT Service Desk anytime on (01865) 612345 for help with Oxford University-related IT questions.