BYOD requirements

Tablet requirements 

Bachelor of Environmental Public Health (Honours)

Students in this program are required to bring a tablet computer that meets specific minimum requirements to successfully complete the program. 

It is strongly recommended students purchase a Microsoft Surface 4 or higher, as it meets all the specifications and is the professional standard currently in use. Other tablets may be purchased as long as it meets the minimum specifications noted below.

Minimum requirements

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 
  • Processor (CPU): Intel i5 processor
  • Memory (RAM): 4GB RAM
  • Storage: 128GB 
  • LCD Panel: 12” or greater 

Recommended accessories

  • Mouse and keyboard: a wireless mouse, keyboard and protective keyboard case 
  • Antivirus: AVG Antivirus (free edition)


  • It is strongly recommended to purchase a windows tablet as a MAC OS and ATOM operating systems will NOT meet the minimum system requirements. 
  • The college provides the following software for free:
    • Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project and Publisher).

If you have any questions or concerns about the minimum system requirements please contact your program coordinator.