Remote Access

Users can access their workstations via remote desktop using the College’s Remote Access Gateway which can be accessed using a modern web browser.

Access to this system can be setup by the IT office on a per user basis with the permission from the user’s Line Manager. Requests for access can be sent to

To access the service, visit the page below from a modern web browser (e.g. Chrome, Firefox or Safari).

Select “Login with my SSO” and login with your Single Sign On Credentials (e.g. bras****@OX.AC.UK) when presented with the WebAuth page.

Provided you have been setup on the system you will be presented with the Remote Desktop User Control Panel. If you see an additional login page, this suggests that you are not yet setup on the system. Contact if this is the case.

Using the Remote Desktop User Control Panel:

Once authenticated you will see the client area for your user where you will be able to connect to machines which have been assigned to your user account (this is typically your College workstation). From the “All Connections” you can browse to the machine which has been assigned or if you have used the system before your machine will appear in the “Recent Connections” section.

Select your machine by clicking on its name, this will open a remote connection to the device provided it is turned on.

Once connected, you will asked to enter the credentials you normally use for your terminal.

Once you have logged in, you should be able to use your machine as normal. Once your session has finished, simply close the browser window to end the session.

Note: If you are using a tablet or iPad to access your PC , please use these settings. Once you are logged in, on the right hand corner you will see your name with an arrow click and choose setting. On the Default Input Method, choose On-Screen keyboard. Please remember you will need to keep your tablet in Portrait mode so , you can will be able to type your username and password.