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IT Support

In this current situation it is really important that all students’ can access and engage with learning and communicate and collaborate digitally outside of College. The most important thing students will need to do is access Microsoft Teams and Office 365, and be able to engage in virtual learning through the use a camera and microphone. Additionally, whilst it is not mandatory, many courses are now encouraging students to bring portable devices into College to use in their lessons. This is a fantastic way of helping learners to prepare for the world of work as many jobs now involve using portable computers.

Support Options Summary

As we realise that not every student has a portable device, and the College is not in a position to provide computers to students, we have put a number of support options in place to assist students in gaining the digital access required to allow them to fully engage with their learning.

These are as follows:

  • While you are a student at SGS you have access to a free copy of Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint etc.).
  • We are offering additional timeslots in our Learning Resources Centres to accommodate those who need more access to digital resources on campus.
  • Dell offer – details to follow soon

For full details on each scheme please see below:

Free Access to a Copy of Microsoft Office Applications

This is a great freebie and everyone should take advantage of this!

To get your free copy log in to Office 365 on your computer and select “Office apps” from “My Account”.

Additional Timeslots in the Learning and Resource Centres

Please be aware that you will need to book your required timeslots.

More information will be shared once your programme begins.

Dell Summer Sale – Ends 28/06/21

Students can save up to 16% off PC’s under £699 and 20% off over £700, with Dell’s student discount programme (T&C’s Apply).

To check out offer click here and use codes: DASSUMMER16 or DASSUMMER20.