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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Students attending North Lakes State College in 2017 are encouraged to bring their own portable computing device to the College as a tool to enhance curriculum delivery; for online research and for work production, creation and submission.
Connection to the internet will be provided via the College Wi-Fi network.
Please refer to the Parent and Carer BYOD Information document for approved devices and minimum specifications required for devices.

How to connect to the BYOD network?

Teachers and students will use the following guides in the classroom to connect their devices to the BYOD network. These documents can not be used at home to connect student devices.


Microsoft Office 2016 is available free for students. For more information and instructions on how to install the software please visit the Microsoft Office for state school students and staff learning place page.

iPad applications

Students in Years Prep to Two and Italian Emersion will use applications included in the following documents on iPads during class. Please install these apps to ensure your student is able to engage in all classroom activities.