College guidance on use of VPN

Follow these instructions to set up a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection on your Windows 10 or 8 machine:

  1. Click on the Start button in the toolbar.
  2. Type Network and Sharing Center in the Search field and press Enter.
  3. Choose Set up a new connection or network under the heading Change your networking settings.
  4. Select Connect to a workplace and click Next.
  5. Choose Use my Internet connection (VPN).
  6. Enter in the Internet address field.
  7. Enter Imperial VPN in the Destination name field.
  8. Tick Remember my credentials.
  9. Click Create.

The connection has now been created and will be saved and displayed in your list of connections.


If you are experiencing problems with setting up a VPN connection, browse the FAQ: VPN or contact ICT Service Desk.