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Full disclosure, I use TunnelBear because of the extremely user friendly interface and better data privacy. Also, I have been testing out the free version of Proton VPN and have found it to be reliable so far. Your institution may have a static IP address that will always force authentication. In a pinch, you can always use your smartphone or similar device when not connected to the institution's Wi-Fi to test remote access.