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Working from home

Working from home

Access to CUT systems

Speak to your team administrator if you have not as yet received the SIM.

You also need a device and internet connectivity, but there is no cost with APN SIM card.


Setup Global Protect

Add the link (copy from here) exactly like this: myaccess.cut.ac.za 

WATCH: Install and use GlobalProtect App on Android

Download the Install and use GlobalProtect App on Android.mp4 (Right-click and save the link)

Download the agentbased VPN for CUT Students using mobile devices guide (PDF)

WATCH: Install GlobalProtect Portal on Windows Devices

Download  the Install GlobalProtect Portal on Windows Devices.mp4 (Right-click and save the link)

Download the agentbased VPN for CUT Students using Windows devices guide (PDF).

Frequently Asked Questions

How does it work?

As long as your GlobalProtect Client shows a ‘connected’ status, you will be able to access the all CUT internal resources for free. Once you have completed your academic or work-related activities, you can click on the ‘disconnect’ button. To carry on with your personal browsing, please disconnect from GlobalProtect.

What can I access with GlobalProtect?

The following academic websites are available through reversed billing for CUT staff:

  1. All internal cut.ac.za services
  2. SAM (Cengage), eThuto and Office365

Who can make use of this service?

You must be a staff member at the Central University of Technology. You will be required to log in with your CUT username and password.

This service is available to staff that have Vodacom, MTN, CellC, or Telkom Mobile 3G or LTE coverage, even if you have a zero balance on your SIM card. We recommend that you use your existing SIM card instead of replacing your SIM during Covid-19 lockdown.

More information

Due to the current situation regarding the COVID-19, many organisations are taking precautionary measures towards the health and safety of their employees, as a result, asking them to work from home.

LinkedIn has put together a list of 16 courses that members can go through to help them with this rapid change of working remotely, adjusting to a new working and learning environment, and managing remote teams.

The courses are also packaged in a learning path.

Below are some of the courses that can be sent to all employees.

  1. Working Remotely – 1 hr
  2. Time Management: Working From Home – 1 hr 25 min
  3. Productivity Tips: Finding Your Productive Mindset – 59 min
  4. Executive Presence on Video Conference Calls – 34 min
  5. Thriving @ Work: the Connection between Well-being and Productivity – 41 min
  6. Managing Stress for Positive Change – 57 min
  7. Building Resilience – 34 min
  8. Developing Resourcefulness – 18 min

This being said, and in line with supporting members across the globe, LinkedIn has opened all the 16 courses for free to everyone, therefore, please feel free to share this with your connections & community directly, as well.

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Health and Wellness

Download COVID-19 recovery, support and self-care 2nd edition  (PDF)

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