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BYOx Software and Resources

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BYOx software and resources can be found in the student portal known as the MACGlink. You can also access support information along with useful tips and instructions at this location. Your EQ credential is required.

The best way to get to MACGlink is by typing the following address (case-insensitive) directly into your browser address bar:

tinyURL.com/MACGlink

Microsoft Office

All Queensland state school students can download free copies of the latest Microsoft Office to their personal home computers and mobile devices. Your Office subscription lasts for as long as you are a Queensland state school student. Students will need to use their school email address to sign in.

For PC and Mac, visit Office Portal, login using your school email address, click through to install and follow the onscreen process.

If you have trouble, please refer to the instructions on how to download and install Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus to your personal home computers running Windows (PDF, 734KB) or Mac (PDF, 1MB).

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams for Education puts classes, subject materials, assignments, files, and collaboration all in one place. It affords interactions and engagements with the young minds that builds strong connections, while the school continues to create an inclusive online learning environment.

Microsoft OneDrive

First introduced in 2019, OneDrive is an online data storage location dedicated and secured for Education Queensland schools. OneDrive allows students to save their files securely in the Microsoft cloud infrastructure. Students can access their data using any device, giving unprecedented flexibility to complete learning tasks as they move between school and home.

Adobe CC

MacGregor SHS has purchased licenses for Adobe Creative Cloud software. Some of our subjects require this suite of applications. Teachers will inform students if they need to install this software onto their laptop. Detailed instructions are located on MACGlink to install relevant software for your subjects. Do not purchase the products during the installation.

ReadCloud

In order to reduce the weight of student's bags, the school is trialling electronic textbooks (eTexts) using ReadCloud. This innovation will be a significant improvement in your student's learning experience. We will introduce the eTexts in a staged fashion so that we do not overwhelm our staff and students.

TechConnect

The MacGregor IT support team are available at TechConnect in F Block to answer any BYOx questions and to assist with software and connection problems. Don't hesitate to visit if you need assistance or advice.

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Last reviewed 08 September 2021
Last updated 08 September 2021