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Higher Education

Digital technologies to inspire great teaching and learning

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We can help you transform the digital teaching and learning experience

AARNet has been a trusted technology partner to the higher education sector for more than 30 years. We foster innovation in teaching and learning by providing the network and services higher education institutions can rely on to empower faculty and staff, and deliver an exceptional student experience.

Solutions for higher education

Connect your campus

Leverage AARNet infrastructure to enable learning and working virtually everywhere. We offer internet services and a range of connectivity solutions to provide the scalable, flexible and high-capacity networks and connections for meeting the digital needs of modern-day campus operations.

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Private Connections

Fast, reliable and scalable connectivity solutions for interconnecting your campuses, facilities and data centres. We offer cost-effective dark fibre, wavelength and ethernet solutions across metropolitan, regional and interstate distances.

eduroam Wi-Fi

eduroam is a secure global roaming wireless network service for the research and education sector included in all AARNet subscriptions. eduroam hotspots are available at thousands of locations across Australia and worldwide.

Cloud Service Interconnects

Fast, reliable and secure private networks for connecting you to your business-critical applications and information located at major data centres, Microsoft Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud.

Communications tools to keep your students and staff connected and productive

Technologies for enabling working and learning from home have been put to the test during the COVID-19 pandemic. AARNet provides higher education institutions with a range of high-performing tools to support remote working and online learning.

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Zoom Video Communications

The easy and reliable virtual classroom and meeting solution. Zoom provides seamless, high-definition video and web meetings for up to 100 participants to join, share and record content across all devices.

Zoom Phone

Stay connected with high-definition audio across native apps for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android. Zoom Phone allows for seamless switching between talking on a desktop-based VoIP device to a mobile device when you need to be on the go.

More Communications Tools

We understand that there's no one-size-fits-all solution, which is why we partner with vendors to make it easy for AARNet customers to deploy a range of communications services.

Help protect your campus networks, information and people from cyber attacks

Cyber attacks on universities are on the rise, which has increased the focus on improving how campuses are protected. AARNet's portfolio of integrated cyber security services has been co-developed with the sector to assist higher education institutions detect and manage cyber threats.

How AARNet protects your university from cyber attacks
Early Warning System

Opt in to have a handful of your key online services such as websites and learning management systems monitored 24/7 by AARNet for issues affecting performance so that your can respond quickly. This service is free of charge.

DDoS Protection

Safeguard your institution’s internet services and information assets, and manage the threat of DDoS attacks with our proactive and cost-effective DDoS Protection service, which includes 24/7 monitoring, detection and mitigation.

Security Operations Centre

Get the help you need without having to hire in-house specialists. The AARNet Security Operations Centre (SOC) provides Australian universities with all the capabilities they need to detect and manage cyber security incidents.

Talk to a higher education specialist

Our team is here to help you find solutions that are right for your campus.