Student Technology Program (STP) was negotiated with various technology vendors by the Association of South African University Directors of Information Technology (ASAUDIT) and the purchasing consortium (PURCO) for South African higher education institutions.
This national initiative currently offers affordable deals on tablets and laptops to staff and students from public universities in South Africa who have agreed to participate in the STP. Further deals will be negotiated and added to the product offerings from time to time.
Which vendors were selected?LaptopsAcer Education (selling Acer products) and Pinnacle (selling Lenovo products) have each made up to 4 models available, ranging from a basic entry level to high end laptop.TabletsAcer, Dell, Proline and Samsung are offering Android and Windows tablets ranging from smaller 7 inch to top-range 10.1 inch models.
How do I see what is available?Use this central web portal to compare and choose the product that best suits you. Once you have registered on the website you will be able to place and pay for your order and arrange for delivery with the vendor.