How do I log in to the loan stock laptops?

You should log in to the laptop on campus before you take it off campus

Logging on while on campus

  • Switch the laptop on
  • From the login screen, click the the Wi-Fi icon in the bottom right of the screen
  • Connect to eduroam
  • Log in with your University email address and password
  • When connected to eduroam, log in to the laptop using your Aberystwyth username and password
  • Once the laptop has finished logging in, your account is set up and it is ready to use

If the laptop is taken off campus before being set up:

You can set up the laptop with your University account by connecting to VPN at the login screen

Installing Software

Software supplied by the University can be installed by browsing the Software Centre shortcut on the desktop. We provide a selection of commonly used utilities as well as course specific software that is available to use on University computers

For software that isn't supplied by the University, please contact Information Services for a temporary administrator password to install your software

Contact for this page:
Information Services, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen Library, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ
Tel: 01970 62 2400 Email: