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Bring Your Own Device (BYOx)

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​Bring Your Own ‘x’ (BYOx) is a new pathway supporting the delivery of 21st century learning. It is a term used to describe a digital device ownership model where students use their personally-owned mobile devices to access the department’s information and communication (ICT) network.


BYOx access is available for free to all year levels.
To be part of the BYOx Program devices are required to meet the following specifications:​​
Chromebooks, Android and Linux operating systems are not supported. 


Windows Laptop

Operating System:  Windows 10 & 11

(Windows S mode not supported)

 

(Non-licenced devices will not be supported).

Device that is no older than 5 years.

                                                                                       

         

 

Minimum Storage: 128GB (HDD or SSD)

(Larger storage capacity recommended for students in ATAR, selecting arts or digital technologies subjects).

 


Minimum RAM: 4GB

(Minimum 8GB Recommended for students selecting arts or digital technologies subjects).

 

 

Minimum Screen Size: 13 Inch

(Larger screen size recommended for students selecting arts or digital technologies subjects).

 

 

Minimum Battery life: 6 Hours




 

Network: 5Ghz Wi-Fi


Mac Laptop

Mac Operating System:  Version 10.13 or higher




(Non-licenced devices will not be supported).

Device that is no older than 5 years.




 

Minimum Storage: 128GB (HDD or SSD)

(Larger storage capacity recommended for students in ATAR, selecting arts or digital technologies subjects).

 


Minimum RAM: 4GB

(Minimum 8GB Recommended for students selecting arts or digital technologies subjects).

 

 

Minimum Screen Size: 13 Inch

(Larger screen size recommended for students selecting arts or digital technologies subjects).

 

 

Minimum Battery life: 6 Hours


 

 

Network: 5Ghz Wi-Fi

Other recommendations:  Provide a padded/protective case. Onsite warranty, Next Business Day (NBD) is strongly recommended.
Accidental Damage Protection insurance (ADP) is also strongly recommended. 

Please note: The above specification are the minimum for connecting to Woree State High School BYOx program. Please consider appr​opriate device for selected subjects.


BYOx further information:


Please note: All BYOx information and forms can be obtained from Woree State High School’s administration office. 


BYOx Vendor Portals

Woree State High School have reached out to several vendors to provide parents with a range of devices that are guaranteed to work on the BYOx network. All devices on these portals meet the school's minimum device specification, come packaged with warranty options and have an additional choice of Accidental Damage Protection. Payment plans are also available on each portal.

Vendor portals linked below:


School Code: WoreeSHSBYOD2022


​​           School Code: WoreeSHS



Student Software

The following software has been made freely available for students:

Microsoft Office Software

Please click on the link below for information on how your student can download free copies of the Office 365 to their personal home and mobile computer equipment: 

 

NOTE: The applications can only be downloaded using a personal internet connection, as the website is blocked within the school network.

 

Autodesk

To download and install Autodesk applications students must first navigate to https://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/featured and create an account. Once the account has been created students will have access to all the Autodesk applications and will be freely able to download/install the required software.

NOTE: The applications can only be downloaded using a personal internet connection, as the website is blocked within the school network.


Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe creative cloud software is subject related, students will only get access to Adobe Creative Cloud if they have signed up to the subjects that require this software.

To download Adobe Creative Cloud applications, navigate to: https://creativecloud.adobe.com once signed in with a school email address you are able to select and download the required Creative Cloud application.

NOTE: The applications can only be downloaded using a personal internet connection, as the website is blocked within the school network.










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Last reviewed 23 February 2022
Last updated 23 February 2022