Remote-access Guide

qmu remote access

by Nathanial Harber Published 2 years ago Updated 1 year ago

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What is QMU username?

Your username to access QMU IT systems is the same as your matriculation number. Your password is the one which you received when you matriculated.

What network does QMU use?

All QMU students, staff, and visitors from participating institutions should use the eduroam network. Instructions on how to connect can be found on the link.

What email service does QMU use?

Outlook Webmail. If you wish to access email on the web, the QMU Outlook Webmail service can be used. Go to access your QMU mailbox from a web browser or any internet connected computer.

What is OneDrive for QMU?

OneDrive. OneDrive, part of Office 365, is Microsoft’s cloud storage option and is available to all QMU students and staff. Please note: QMU recommends the use of OneDrive over external hard drives and/ or USB thumbsticks as we cannot guarantee interoperability of such devices with all on-campus platforms.

How to register for SSPR?

You can register for SSPR using this link. Sign in using your email address and password. You can then set up authentication to a phone, secondary email address or security questions. Once you are registered, whenever you are prompted to change, or you have forgotten your password, you need to go to

What is Hub QMU?

Hub@QMU is our online virtual learning environment and is hosted on the Blackboard platform.

How long does it take to get into Queen Margaret University?

Once you have matriculated, you are entitled to pursue your course and access online facilities. The process will take around 15 Minutes to complete.

How to connect to QMU?

Simply open your device's Wi-Fi settings and connect to the QMU_Guest network. Once connected, some devices will automatically detect the logon page and display it for you otherwise use your web browser to visit any non HTTPS website (e.g. /). You will be prompted to enter an email address and agree to our terms of service.

What network should QMU use?

All QMU students, staff and visitors from participating institutions should use the eduroam network.

What time does the QMU helpdesk open?

The Helpdesk is available via email between the hours of 8am and 7pm Monday to Friday. For Library queries, please contact for all other enquiries please

How to access Outlook mailbox online?

You can access your Outlook mailbox online by connecting to our Outlook Web Access and logging in with your normal QMU email address and password.

Configure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

In order to access this service you have to configure MFA first. If you already have configured MFA please follow the instrutions below to access the service.

Accessing Appsanywhere with the VMWare Horizon Client

Once the client has been installed, open the VMware Horizon Client by searching from your start menu:

Accessing Appsanywhere through the web

1. Go to using your internet browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome) and select VMware Horizon HTML Access.

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