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Current issues guide: WGSN

WGSN Access

 To create your account

While on your campus internet/Wi-Fi OR while logged on through your library portal, access WGSN and click on Create a New Account to create a login using your university email address. All logins will be valid for 90 days.

Studying abroad/taking online classes

If you’re studying abroad or taking online courses, you will be able to access WGSN through your college’s or university’s library portal. It is your responsibility to make sure that you keep your account active – Please note that if you are studying abroad you will need to take this into consideration before you leave.

Returning users – under 90 days

If an EDU user logs on while on campus (within their IP range) or through the library portal, their expiration date is reset so the 90 days is rolling from each time you access the site in the IP range.

Returning users – over 90 days

Users who haven’t logged in to WGSN in over 90 days will need to go to WGSN on campus and select Reactivate. From here all users should be able to use their previous account again.

Password management

When you create your account you will automatically receive a welcome email with your login details, including a personalised link to create your password. Make sure you check your spam/junk folder if you have not received this.

How to change your password

You can change your password while logged on by selecting My Account and clicking Change Password.

Forgotten your password

Lost your password? Click the Forgot password? link below the subscriber log in page and you will receive a personalised link to create a new password to your registered email.

If you have any further questions, please contact your library at or email WGSN at