A. Free Wi-Fi Hotspot Access
Under the CUHK Wi-Fi Hotspot Partnership Programme, you can get a free Internet Wi-Fi services at all the hotspots provided by two local commercial Internet Service Providers (PCCW and Y5ZONE) and Eduroam.
- PCCW / Y5ZONE: Hundreds of hotspots over Hong Kong, such as 24-hour convenient stores and shopping malls.
- Eduroam: eight tertiary educational institutions in Hong Kong, as well as other education institutions over the world, e.g. UK, Australia and Japan.
Details can be read at https://wifipartners.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk
B. University VPN and Dial-up Access
University staff and students can access the campus
network using their laptops
at home or while travelling via a VPN connection (over an available broadband service) or a dial-up line.
For both connections,
you need to have your Campus-wide E-mail System (CWEM) password ready for authentication.
- CUHKNet -
using a VPN connection via public ISPs network
- Dial-Up -
using a modem over a telephone
These VPN and dial-up connections allow you to access restricted
sites, like the databases in the University Library
System, CUHK news service, CUHK Anti-virus Centre
and etc when you are away from campus.