Computer Requirements

Students are able to access their learning content using a computer, mobile device or tablet with a reasonable internet connection.

However, for students undertaking subjects with Online Exams, additional specific requirements must be met as follows:

  1. Operating System
    • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (SP2, 32- or 64-bit), or
    • Mac 10.10, 10.11 and 10.12

    Note: Students are permitted to use a Microsoft Surface for Online Exams if it meets the system requirement above. However, students will be unable to undertake Online Exams using iPads, tablets or other similar devices.

  2. Latest version of Flash (minimum version 14.0)

  3. Functional microphone and webcam connected for the 360-degree room scan (built in webcams are only supported for Mac computers)

  4. Upload speed of at least 200kb/s. Check speed test

  5. Wireless connection (wired is preferred for a more reliable connection)

    Note: use of mobile tethering may impact the ability to complete the Online Exam as the connection is not sufficiently reliable.

  6. Date and time displayed on the computer must accurately reflect the student’s time zone

  7. Single monitor use only is permitted (i.e. unplug all secondary monitors)