This page gives information on suppliers and offers for students wishing to purchase a laptop for their studies. Staff wishing to purchase for use on the Trinity network in Offices and Labs must use the Staff Purchasing information.
If you are thinking of purchasing a laptop for use in Trinity, please be aware of the requirements for connecting to the wired or Wi-Fi networks:
- Requirements for TCDconnect service
- Requirements for wired connection for postgraduates in offices and labs
Applestore student laptop scheme
Applestore via Campus.ie: save up to 10% on Macbooks and 4% on iPads. Campus.ie gives you access to two levels of Apple Education Discount. All students and staff can save 8 to 10% by verifying your academic status with Campus.ie.
Please note when a computer is purchased in conjunction with these deals the contract remains between the student and the computer supplier. These computers will be only supported by the supplier. IT Services has no role in the subsequent maintenance or repair of these machines. Students should carefully select the type of support they require with the supplier to ensure it meets their needs and the connection requirements for the Trinity network
Further information & ordering
If you need further information from Campus.ie then you can contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To purchase, click the button below. You will have to choose Trinity College Dublin from a list of institutions and verify that you are a staff or student by entering your Trinity username and password. You will be then brought to the Apple store for Trinity.Order Here - http://campus.ie/discounts
Apple on Campus representative
For purchasing advice you can also contact the Apple on Campus representative Peter Twomey via email at email@example.com. Peter also runs an Apple Tabletop Clinic which fields queries relating to Apple Mac software, upgrades, minor hardware problems and general troubleshooting. Details of these will be announced on the Facebook page beforehand.
The Laptops4Students programme is an Irish student laptop initiative supported by Hewlett Packard, Intel, Microsoft, AMD and McAfee. They offer competitively priced laptops to students and families in Ireland. They offer laptops from around €399 and laptop bundles from around €559 (inc VAT).
Please note that Laptops4students are not an official supplier to Trinity College Dublin and the specifications of some laptops available on this programme do not meet the requirements for staff and postgraduates working in College who wish to connect to the 'wired' network in College offices and labs. The laptops offered under the Laptops4Students programme are for personal purchase and use only and will not under any circumstances be paid for using College Purchase Orders. Additionally IT Services is not responsible for the specification or any on-going support and maintenance of computers purchased through this programme.
Further information & ordering
More information can be obtained by calling the Laptops4Students & Family team on +353 (0)1 8091500.
Orders can be placed online at www.laptops4students.ie or via the call centre on +353 (0)1 8091500.Delivery is free and you will receive your laptop 2 days from receipt of order.
For software purchases, students should check out our webpage outlining student software pricing.
HEAnet broadband offer
HEAnet have made available a special broadband offer for students and staff.