Telecommunication Services

NU/NUdormitory/NUguest (Wi-Fi)

There are 3 main wireless networks at Nazarbayev University campus:

SSID Password Coverage area Access
1 NU 1234512345 Administrative blocks Internet and internal resources
2 NUGuest no password Administrative blocks Internet
3 NUdormitory 1234512345 Dormitories Internet and internal resources


There are additional wireless networks in the residential blocks for visiting professors. In order to get access to these wireless networks, please, contact your block manager or reception.

VPN (Virtual Private Network for off-campus access)

VPN (Virtual Private Network) – technology, which provides encrypted connection between remote user and company’s access gateway. It allows to provide remote access for the users from external networks to University’s internal resources by the means of secure channel.

For getting the service it is required to submit a request to IT helpdesk by e-mail to or contact by phone 6200.

IP-telephony (functional capabilities)

IP-telephone with capability to communicate with traditional telephone services is used to provide telephone services on campus. The IP-telephone solution is based on Cisco equipment with Cisco Unified Communication Manager v11.0.

Main telephone service functions and features:

  • Conference calls
  • Forward all calls
  • Redirecting an active call
  • Hold and resume
  • Pick-up group
  • Using Corporate Directory
  • Customizing phone screen
  • Using call logs
  • Using Speakerphone
  • Line choice

Scopia Desktop (connecting from your desktop)

Scopia desktop – is a software solution, which allows you to use your personal computer or laptop as a videoconferencing terminal. Scopia Desktop allows you to:

  • connect virtually anyone with a laptop or a PC to a video conference
  • High definition videoconferencing
  • Demonstration of the desktop and presentations
  • Quick and easy installation
  • Compatible with MAC and MS Windows
  • Scopia Content Slider allows going back to previous slide
  • Allows to moderate, record, stream and watch videoconferencing recordings

Cisco, Polycom, Tandberg, Radvision (videoconferencing in meeting rooms)

Most of the meeting rooms at the Nazarbayev University are equipped with videoconferencing systems. Main benefits and features:

  • Standard-definition or high-definition videoconferencing
  • Presentation sharing
  • Dual video and two monitors
  • Broad compatibility
  • Allows to connect more than 2 parties

Cisco Telepresence Immersive system (videoconferencing with three screens)

Cisco TelePresence system is installed in the room #8.105, in block 8. The room has been designed for conducting video conferences of high quality with similar systems. Main benefits and features:

  • TelePresence technology - imitation of being in a single room regardless of location
  • High-definition 1080p videoconferencing
  • Spatial audio
  • Presentation sharing
  • Easy to use
  • Three screens for the other party displaying
  • Two screens for presentation displaying
  • Document camera