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List of Managed VPNs provided by the UIS

The following table is a list of institutional Managed VPN services currently in operation, along with links to download the customised server certificate and iOS profile:

InstitutionVPN server hostname

Client certificate
(for Android) 

Connection profile
(for Apple: iOS and macOS) 
(Default - University) vpn.uis.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Administration Service vpn.admin.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Arts & Humanities (School of) vpn.csah.cam.ac.uk Certificate
Apple Profile
Astronomy (Institute of) vpn.ast.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Botanic Gardens vpn.botanic.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (CIMR) fireship.cimr.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
St Catherine's College vpn.caths.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology vpn.ceb.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Computer Laboratory vpn.cl.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Clare Hall

vpn.clarehall.cam.ac.uk

Certificate Apple Profile
Classics, Faculty of

vpn.classics.cam.ac.uk

Certificate Apple Profile
Criminology

vpn.crim.cam.ac.uk

Certificate Apple Profile
Engineering, Department of

vpn.eng.cam.ac.uk

Certificate Apple Profile
Faraday Institute

vpn.faraday.cam.ac.uk

Certificate Apple Profile
Fitzwilliam Museum

vpn.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Certificate Apple Profile
Gonville and Caius College vpn.cai.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Gurdon Institute camvpn.gurdon.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile

Human, Social and Political Sciences

vpn.hsps.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

vpn.iucn.conservation.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Land Economy

vpn.landecon.cam.ac.uk

Certificate Apple Profile
Law vpn.law.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Office of Intercollegiate Services vpn.ois.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Pathology, Department of vpn.path.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Physiology, Development and Neuroscience vpn.pdn.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Queens College queens-vpn.queens.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Trinity College vpn.trin.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Trinity Hall vpn.trinhall.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
University Information Services Staff  uis-staff-vpn.uis.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
University Library vpn.lib.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Department of Veterinary Medicine vpn.vet.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile
Woolf Institute vpn.woolf.cam.ac.uk Certificate Apple Profile

In addition to the list above, some institutions may have managed VPNs which are not publicly advertised.  Users should contact their local IT Support staff to find out if such a service exists or is required to reach a resource.

Last updated: 21st September 2017

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