Students at Hugh Baird College have access to a wealth of software and technology that supports them with their learning.
Office 365 is a set of online apps, such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive and OneNote. We provide students with a copy of Microsoft Office 2016 to use during their time at College. They can also can install up to 5 copies of Microsoft Office for personal use. College email is accessed via Office 365.
This is our students' online file storage system. They have 1TB of storage and can access it anywhere as long as they have an internet connection. They can also use OneDrive to share their work with classmates or tutors and collaborate on projects.
Our ‘myHB’ app, for Apple or Android smartphones, provides students with access to their email, calendar, timetable and the VLE.
Our virtual desktop software allows to access the College computer network when students are at home. It provides them with the same experience as if they sitting at a desk in College, including commonly used applications and, where appropriate, specialised software. They can access it using a variety of devices, including an iPad!
MobilePrint allows students to submit printing from home or when using our WiFi network.
Our students have WiFi access throughout the campus. This ensures that students can continue their studies wherever they are in the College.