Some workplaces have fire walls and may not allow external guests or have free WiFi or you cannot log onto their online platforms. Find out about connectivity options at your placement before you go and if in doubt you can ask for guidance with your university’s IT department. You may use different platforms for different learning needs and with different people you want to connect with.
How can you ensure connectivity to your university communication platforms? What platforms suit your needs best?
If there is an information technology department at your placement contact them to find out about connectivity options.