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Each student must bring a device, typically a laptop, to undertake her studies.
Microsoft Windows 10 or Apple macOS are supported, including the new M1 Apple MacBooks.
Tablets, phones, netbooks and Chromebooks are not acceptable devices.
Laptops and some hybrid 2-in-1 devices are acceptable, but the device must meet minimum specifications.
The College has organised an optional Purchase Portal to provide discount packages for buying new devices.
A device repair strategy is required.
Either a warranty, insurance or backup device, minimising interruption to studies if something happens.
SSC IT Staff are available to provide support but cannot perform hardware repairs.
Software required for studies
Microsoft Office and other packages are provided free
Installations are available once your daughter commences at the College.
Antivirus is required for Windows devices. The built in Windows Defender antivirus is free and ideal. macOS doesn't need an antivirus if you're vigilant and avoid dodgy websites.
The College uses OneDrive as the file system and recommends students to use this to keep their work automatically backed up.
The College provides internet filtering services whilst on campus but not in your home. There are ways you can set up home filtering.