Continuing academic staff and fixed term academics (>2 years) are entitled to a University business standard laptop, with docking station and dual monitors. Specifications of this laptop are as per the details on the hardware purchasing page. This could be to replace a device in line with the 4-year replacement cycle, replace a device that is no longer fit for purpose or to replace a device which needs major repairs.
Staff who would like additional equipment, such as a docking station or monitor for home should look to use other funding sources available to them. If there is a requirement for your role to work remotely most of the time, support for funding towards this additional equipment may be negotiated with the Director of College Services and/or the Dean (People and Resources). Credit cards should not be used to purchase and IT equipment over $200 without prior approval.
If you believe you require a device other than the standard laptop to support your work, there may be a requirement to use other funding sources you are responsible for. Please obtain a quote as per the below instructions and discuss your requirements further and to seek approval by with the Director or College Services and the Dean of People and Resources with your justification for needing different specifications to obtain approval.
Visit the hardware purchasing page and use the excel quote forms in the preferred desktop and laptop section. If none of the preferred computer options are suitable please submit a request via the online portal for a formal quote.
Placing the order
Send your quote via email with expenditure approval from Director of College Services or Dean (People and Resources), along with account codes to be used for the purchase to firstname.lastname@example.org