St Mary's College BYOD Recommended Specifications
St Mary's College is device-agnostic, supporting both macOS and Windows devices.
Below are the recommended minimum specifications when choosing a device:
Minimum Specifications for Mac
Apple M1 Processor
265GB SSD Storage
macOS 11.5.1 or later
Minimum Specifications for PC
11th Generation Intel Core i5 Processor
256GB SSD Storage
Windows 10 21H2 (May 2021 Update) or later
BYOD Frequently Asked Questions
Administrator Account Rights
At times students are required to install subject-related software or adjust specific settings on the device. The device will need an account with administrator privileges which our ITC team will enable when needed.
Support and services provided by the College
Students have access to the College WiFi network with intelligent internet content filtering and network security while on campus. Printing facilities are available to print from student devices with setup instructions available on the ICT Support Guide. CLICK to Support Guide
Before commencing the school day, students need to charge the device to ensure minimal disruption to learning. In addition, the College provides USB Type-C charging stations and BYOD hot desk facilities across the campus. For Technology Lab lessons, where the software used is battery and resource-demanding, devices must support the USB Type-C charging and Display Port standard.
St Mary's College ICT Support
A list of prerequisite software and software required in specific subjects, as well as steps to set up WiFi connectivity, printing, and other resources, are available on the ICT Support Guide. CLICK to Support Guide
Office (Part of Microsoft 365)
Office, part of Microsoft 365, is available to all students and can be downloaded and installed with College credentials on the Office Portal.
CLICK HERE to access Office 365
Adobe Creative Cloud
Creative Cloud is available to all students with steps to download and install the software available on the ICT Support Guide. CLICK to Support Guide
CLICK HERE for steps on how to install Creative Cloud apps