Information Services

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Even if you are based in Edinburgh it may still be worthwhile to register for the University's Virtual Private Network (VPN).


A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a method of securing communications between your computer and another network.


Registering for the University's Virtual Private Network (VPN) service.

Using the VPN service

Information to help you setup and connect to the University VPN Service.

Help and support

We provide help for people having difficultes with the VPN.

L2TP/IPSec VPN clients

A list of different L2TP-Clients

FortiClient VPN

The FortiClient VPN client allows you to quickly and easily make secure connections from your device to the University network.

Related links

Connect to a secured network drive on Windows or Mac