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 macOS – Catalina
  • 11” Screen
  • 8Gb RAM
  • 256Gb of storage 
  • 6 Hour Battery Life
  • A Carry Bag is recommended
  • Google Chrome installed


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 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: and download the latest Office Suite.


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


A range of quality 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 Protection (ADP).

NOTE: Laptop suppliers can be very low on stock over the Christmas break.

Please take this into consideration when purchasing as there may be extreme delays with orders.

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