Laptop Requirements

Students commencing at St Joseph’s College are required to supply their own laptop device. The MINIMUM specifications are:

  • Laptop (The following are NOT acceptable devices: Tablet / Ipad / Android Device / Chromebook)
  • Windows 10 or Mac OSX – Sierra
  • 11” Screen
  • 4 Gb RAM
  • 128 Gb SSD or 500 Gb HDD
  • 6 Hour Battery Life
  • A Carry Bag is recommended
  • Google Chrome installed

PLEASE NOTE:

Any student choosing one of the following elective courses: Photography, Information Technology or Multimedia will need to check with their teacher before purchasing a device for school use.

Office 365 ProPlus is free to download for students with an educational email address. This email address will be given to students when they start at the College then you simply create an account at: office.com/getoffice365 and download the latest Office Suite.

UNSURE OF WHICH DEVICE TO PURCHASE?

St Joseph’s College has negotiated special educational deals on selected devices through CompNow and HP.

COMPNOW/HP OFFERS:

A range of quality education specific devices – All devices have been selected for the school and meet the minimum requirements set by St Joseph’s College.

Educational pricing – All devices have been applied with education pricing giving very competitive priced items that parents can take advantage of.

Insurance and Warranty options – Both Compnow and HP offer Education only extended onsite warranty with a level of Accidental Damage.