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 12.5 or later
Minimum Specifications for PC
11th Generation Intel Core i5 Processor
256GB SSD Storage
Windows 10 21H2 (May 2021 Update) or later
Google Chromebook devices are NOT supported
BYOD Purchasing Portal
The College has established a BYOD purchase portal that provides access to discounted education-specific laptops, accessories, and insurance.
- 24/7 access
- Online portal that is easy to use
- Access to discounted education pricing
- Online chat support (available during business hours)
- Simple one-click checkout process with a credit card, direct debit or personal finance payment options
The online ordering portal is accessible via the below information:
School code: SMC2022
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.
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.