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IT Support

LIS provides desktop IT, printing, photocopying, training, multi-media services (including support for classrooms and the language laboratories) and a central Service Desk.  Support for these services is provided by a number of different sections of LIS.  The IT Support pages are designed to provide as much information as possible to enable you to configure your devices and use our services.

Details of services we offer

We have produced two quick guides:

You can also see details of the new distributed Printing & Photocopying service.

Connecting to wifi and printing using your own equipment at SOAS

As a member, you may connect your own equipment to access some of the resources SOAS has to offer, such as Internet access and the printing facilities. Please consult our Wifi at SOAS page for instructions on how to use our facilities.


non-members and visitors may only access the Internet using

  • eduroam.org (wired and wireless) - contact your own academic institution's IT department for support
  • btopenzone.com (wireless only)
Accessing your Network Files

When not using a SOAS maintained workstation, you can still access your files online at SOAS Remote File Access 


Television/Radio via Your Computer (available only to SOAS staff and students)
note there is no IPTV service over the wireless network.


Chat using SOAS's Google Based Instant Messaging Service