Skip to main content Skip to navigation


Service Description

The firewall service provides the central firewall protection for the University. Signed in users (University staff and Post-graduate research students only) can see a list of currently open and blocked ports here. Please note that there are some exceptions to this, where departments have made special cases to us. If in doubt, please send us an email to

List of standard requests

Please note that this request is open to University staff and Post-graduate research students only.

All standard requests are handled through the Service Desk


The campus network is free at the point of use.


The service is available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, apart for periods of non-availability required for planned maintenance. Support for the service is available during standard hours (8:30 - 17:30 Monday to Thursday, 8:30 - 16:30 Friday).