Computer Policy

You will need a computer to have access to digital learning resources, our intranet and more on campus.

As a Les Roches student, you will be given individual access to our intranet website, which hosts student information, including support and teaching documents and other learning resources. You can bring your own computer from home, provided that it meets our specifications. On some campuses, you may also have the option to buy a laptop when you arrive.

 

Crans-Montana

You are encouraged to purchase a package through the school. It comprises a latest model laptop, extended warranty and an enhanced support program through the school IT team.

The school laptop computer will have at least the following specifications:

  • Intel i7 processor (or equivalent)
  • 8GB RAM
  • 500GB hard drive SSD
  • 13.3 inch screen (HD Display)
  • Apple Care Protection Plan
  • MS Office Home & Student 2016

For more information, you can contact your future IT support team directly.

swiss.itservicedesk@sommet-education.com
Helpdesk Number +41 (0)27 485 27 27

Students may bring their own laptop but it MUST meet the School’s specifications as follows:

Software Specification

  • The version of the Windows Operating system must be installed (Only Genuine Software Licenses are accepted) – in  ENGLISH
  • For Windows PC or Mac, Microsoft Office 2013 or later.
  • Professional Anti-Virus software is recommended

Minimum Technical Specification

If you choose to bring your own laptop it must have the following minimum specification:

  • Intel Core I5 Processor (or equivalent)
  • 8GB RAM
  • 100GB HDD space available

Computer Policy, Laptop Requirements and Orders: helpdesk@lesroches.edu or +41 (0)27 485 96 00

Marbella

Students joining Les Roches,  will need to have individual access to our intranet Website, which hosts student information, including support and teaching documents and other learning resources. Students will also require access to the internet which is vital for access to online library resources, email and project research.

All students have to bring a laptop that MUST meet the School’s specifications as follows.

    • Windows
    • Windows 7/8/10 Operating System English version (Windows 7 without using language’s packages). Only Genuine Software Licenses are accepted .
    • For Windows machines, Microsoft Office (2013 version or later), in English

     

    • Apple
    • Operating system, Mac OS 10.12 “Sierra” or later
    • Microsoft Office (2013 version or later), in English

    All

    • Internet browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, etc.)
    • Updated plugins (Java, Flash, Shockwave, etc.)
    • Professional and updated Multi-Layered Anti-Virus protection (Kaspersky Anti-Virus, McAfee AntiVirus Plus, Norton Security, Bitdefender Total Security, etc.)

    IMPORTANT: Les Roches does NOT provide any paid software (Windows, Office, etc). Free of charge, IT Help Desk offers BASIC and LIMITED support to non-school machines.

Any Mid-range processor with PassMark score higher than 1.200 points. You may check it on www.cpubenchmark.net. School’s recommendation is Intel i5 Processor (or superior)

  • 4 GB RAM
  • 100GB space available (HDD or SSD)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 g, n (2.4, 5 GHz)
  • HDMI standard A port (*)
  • USB Port Type A (*)

(*) In case computers that don’t have these ports (mostly Mac computers), the student will need to bring the corresponding adapters.

Students are encouraged to save THEIR files on cloud solution (Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive, etc).f external hard disks or USB keys are used, it is recommended that all these devices are checked for viruses on a regular basis.

The responsibility of hardware maintenance, purchase of all Software, upgrades and support rests with the student.

Les Roches can provide students with a list of local suppliers who offer these services.

If you have any question don´t hesitate to contact us: it@lesroches.es

Shanghai

Students may use their own laptops for their studies, however Les Roches Jin Jiang does not offer hardware or software support for students computers. The responsibility of maintenance and purchase of all software, upgrades and support rests with the student. Les Roches Jin Jiang can provide students with a list of local suppliers who offer these services.

Contact us for more information: info@lrjj.cn