Bring Your Own Device - Laptop Hire

Casuarina Senior College offers a low cost option to hire a laptop for studies optimized for our environment. Students are also able to bring their own existing device under the BYOD Program and receive the BYOD software bundle valued at $1,960 for their own device.
Laptop hire is for the year and is paid via four instalments (once each term). Devices can be returned at the end of the year or kept if continuing with the agreement in the following year. Participation in the repayment plan is a requirement to take part in the Laptop Hire program and terms and conditions can be found in the Student Laptop Hire Agreement.

There are three possible paths to choose between:

Hire Option One
Latitude 3160
Hire Option Two
Latitude 3350
Option Three
Bring an existing device

Casuarina Senior College will provide a Latitude 3160
This device will be fully supported on the NTSCHOOLS wired and wireless network.
Includes Software Bundle
Price: $65.00 per term

Casuarina Senior College will provide a Latitude 3350
This device will be fully supported on the NTSCHOOLS wired and wireless network.
Includes Software Bundle
Price: $85.00 per term

Under this option existing devices may be brought to the College. However we recommend that the devices meet the Minimum Hardware Specifications below.
Device partially supported on the NTSCHOOLS Guest Network

Hardware Specifications

It’s recommended that the BYO device meet all the following requirements

Device Type

Laptop, netbook or convertible laptop/tablet

Screen Size

Minimum screen size of 11 inches

System RAM Installed

Minimum 4GB

Ports

USB 2.0 or 3.0

Operating System

Windows 7/8/10/MacOS
Includes software bundle

Wireless Compatibility

Minumum 2.4 Ghz 

Battery Life

6 Hours + Recommended

Antivirus Protection

Highly Recommended

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student BYOD Software Bundle

As part of the program Casuarina Senior College will provide the following premium current software for you to use on your own personal computer whilst you remain a Student at the College. Students who do not take part in the hire scheme are still eligible to have the same software on the Option Three (Bring your own Device).

Adobe

- Acrobat Pro
- Captivate
- Dreamweaver
- Edge Animate
- Fireworks
- Flash Pro
- Illustrator
- InDesign
- Muse
- Photoshop
- Photoshop Elements

Microsoft

- Access
- Excel
- OneDrive for Business
- OneNote
- Outlook
- PowerPoint
- Publisher
- Word

Other Software

- Clickview Online
- Mathletics (Year 10) 
- Turnitin
- 1TB of Cloud Storage
- Skype for Business

$1960 worth of Value

Microsoft Office Software can be installed on 5 computers (Mac or PC) and unlimited Mobile Apps on Android & iOS Devices. Adobe Software can be installed on 2 Devices (Mac or PC) and unlimited Mobile Apps on Android & iOS.

* Windows 10 Education Edition is currently being tested in the environment and likely that the college will move its devices to this platform mid 2016. Students will be able to get this new edition for free to add capabilities beyond Windows 10 Home or Pro.

Students bring their devices onto the school site at their own risk and in cases of malicious damage or theft of another student’s device, existing school processes for damage to school or another student’s property apply. Insurance is the responsibility of parents/caregivers and students. Casuarina Senior College are under no obligation to provide technical support for hardware or software although where resources exist will help to troubleshoot and identify issues for students. 

For more information please see our FAQs, BYOD Policy and BYOD Equity Policy.