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Bring Your Own Device

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BYOD Information 2021 - Year 7

Pimpama State Secondary College will be supporting the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) Apple iPad Program for only Year 7 students in 2021.

The intention of the college is to expand this initiative to Year 9, with each Year 7 student working with iPads until Year 9. The rollout of this initiative will commence with Year 7 only in 2021. Currently due to the senior curriculum requiring more advanced and complex programs, laptops will be required from Year 10 through to Year 12. This will be reviewed annually.

All Year 7 students will be required to supply an iPad as standard school equipment through the BYOD program. Laptops will not be suitable or supported in this year level for 2021.


BYOD Information 2021 - Year 8 to Year 12 

Students from Year 8 – 12 who wish to bring their own laptop device to use at the college or purchase a device through the JB Hi Fi Portal or by another retailer, must meet the College BYOD requirements/specifications.  Please refer to the BYOD Laptop Program Form for more information

The College does NOT support Windows 10 S Mode, Android or ChromeBook Devices

BYOD Adminstration fee - $30


Purchasing Options:

Families may purchase their chosen device and accessories from any retailer providing it meets the College's BYOD requirements or you can purchase through the JB Hi-Fi Purchasing Portal below, you are under no obligation to purchase from this retailer.

 JB Hi Fi BYOD Portal (Coming Soon)


Device Warranty and Insurance Information

For Warranty and ADP claims for your device, you will need to contact the seller of the device for any warranty claims or repairs.

We strongly recommend that all personal devices are insured against accidental damage, loss and theft. You can either:

  • Include the Device on your Home and Contents Insurance
  • Contact an insurer that offers specific student device cover

IT Support

For IT Support, please email it@pimpamassc.eq.edu.au, the IT Department is open for student support during the following times:

Monday & Friday

8:15 – 8:50
11:35 – 12:10
1:20 – 1:50
3:00 – 3:15

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

8:15 – 9:00
11:25 – 12:05
1:15 – 1:50
3:00 – 3:15


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Last reviewed 01 September 2020
Last updated 01 September 2020