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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

All students are required to bring their own notebooks for lessons. They will be able to:

  • Access e-resources such as e-text books, videos, and educational apps.
  • Conduct online research and work on their assignments using their own devices.
  • Accessibility to course-specific software whenever feasible.
  • Contribute towards a greener environment.

 

Notebook Purchase

Why purchase Notebook from our authorized suppliers?

+ Notebooks with 3-Year On-Site Warranty

+ After-sales services on a Next-Business Day basis

+ Competitive & Reasonable Prices

 

What to Buy (For Full-time Students)


ONLY students enrolled in

  • Communications & Media Management
  • Communication Design
  • Digital Film & Television
  • Apparel Design & Merchandising 

are required to own Apple notebook computers.

MacBook Pro

Processor: Dual Core i5
Memory: 8GB, DDR3
Screen Size: 13 inch
Hard Drive: 256GB PCle-based SSD or more
Graphic: Intel Iris Graphics 640




ONLY students enrolled in

  • Communications & Media Management
  • Communication Design
  • Environment Design
  • Interior Architecture & Design
  • Product & Industrial Design
  • Apparel Design & Mechanising
  • Green Building & Sustainability
  • Integrated Facility Management

are required to own high-end notebook computers.

Windows High-end Notebook

Processor: Intel 8th generation, Core i7-8550U
Quad-core 1.8 GHz with TurboBoost to 4.0 GHz, 8MB cache
Memory: 8GB, DDR4
Screen Size: 14 inch
Hard Drive: 1TB
Graphic: Nvidia GeForce MX 130 2GB GDDR5 VRAM or better




ONLY students enrolled in

  • Information Technology
  • Game Design & Development
  • Financial Business Informatics
  • Big Data & Analytics
  • Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics
  • Common ICT Programme

need to upgrade to 16GB RAM.

Windows High-end Notebook

Processor: Intel 8th generation, Core i7-8550U
Quad-core 1.8 GHz with TurboBoost to 4.0 GHz, 8MB cache
Memory: 16GB, DDR4
Screen Size: 14 inch
Hard Drive: 1TB
Graphic: Nvidia GeForce MX 130 2GB GDDR5 VRAM or better


ONLY students enrolled in

  • Aerospace Electronics
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Aviation Management & Services
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Process & Systems Engineering
  • Clean Energy
  • Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Programme
  • Electronics
  • Mechatronics

need to upgrade to 8GB RAM.

Windows Normal Notebook

Processor: 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8265U
Memory: 8GB, DDR4
Hard Drive: 1TB
Graphic: Nvidia GeForce MX110 GDDR5 2GB






Students enrolled in ALL other full-time courses.

Windows Normal Notebook

Processor: 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8265U
Memory: 4GB, DDR4
Hard Drive: 1TB
Graphic: Nvidia GeForce MX110 GDDR5 2GB



Note: For Full-time students, you may refer to the given link: https://www.tp.edu.sg/PET-BYOD-Specs for the required technical specifications for notebooks.

Note: For Part-time students, you may refer to the given link: https://www.tp.edu.sg/CET-BYOD-Specs for the required technical specifications for notebooks.

Financial Assistance

Hardware Warranty Service

Please contact notebook vendors directly for hardware warranty service:

Notebook Brand

Student Enrolled Year

Telephone

E-mail / Support Site

ACER
Acer Computer Singapore Pte Ltd

AY2018 / 2019 / 2020

1800 8956299
(Mon - Fri : 8:30am to 5:30pm)

AcerCare.sg@Acer.com

ASUS
AsiaPac Distribution Pte Ltd.

AY2018 / 2019 / 2020

62720088
(Mon - Fri : 9am to 6pm)

institution.support@asiapac.com.sg

LENOVO
Lenovo Service Centre

AY2019 / 2020

1800 4155529
(Mon - Fri : 9am to 6pm
Sat: 9am to 3pm)

aseansg@lenovo.com

APPLE
JK Technology Pte Ltd

AY2019 / 2020

67471894
(Mon - Fri : 9am to 6pm)

IHLSupport@jktech.com.sg

HP
TDS Singapore Pte Ltd

AY2018

62788988
(Mon - Fri : 8:30am to 5:30pm)

helpdesk@tds.com.sg

APPLE
JK Technology Pte Ltd

AY2018

68351812

https://support.apple.com/en-sg

Students who are having notebook issues, are encouraged to contact TP’s IT Service Management (ITSM) Centre at 6780 5933 or email at itsm@tp.edu.sg. Our centre is located at East Wing Building, Block 1A, Level 4, Unit 02. The operating hours of the Centre are:

  • Mondays to Fridays: 8.00am to 9.30pm (except for September vacation period where closing time will be at 6.30pm)

  • Saturdays: 8.00am to 1.00pm.

Software & Configuration



 

Microsoft 365 Student Use Benefits

Students enrolled in Temasek Polytechnic, can install Microsoft Office software for free on their personal computers through the Microsoft 365 Student Use Benefits programme.

The programme provides access to Office 365 ProPlus, a full version of Office, including:

  • Word 2016
  • Excel 2016
  • PowerPoint 2016
  • OneNote 2016
  • Access 2016
  • Skype for Business 2016
  • Publisher 2016
  • Outlook 2016
  • InfoPath 2013

Students can install the software on up to five computers, including Windows and Mac. Students can also access Office mobile applications on iPhones and Android phones.

The software has the same features and functions as other versions of Office and can be used offline; however, students must connect to the Internet once every 30 days to verify they are still eligible for the programme.


Microsoft 365 Student Use Benefits FAQ

 

BYOD & Common IT Issues FAQ

Student Email

Students are given an office 365 student email and calendar system, provide by Temasek Polytechnic, in partnership with Microsoft.

They can login to their email account using the following URL: http://www.outlook.com/student.tp.edu.sg