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Computer Access on Campus (North Ryde, NSW)


The University's iLab facility provides you with remote access to a virtual Windows PC and/or Macintosh. Click here for details of the applications available on these virtual machines, and here for details of the free clients for your Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS or Android machine. So you can, for example, run Excel (with VBA) on a remote virtual PC or Mac from your iPad if you really wish to do so.

Note: If you want to use this facility, ensure that you read the information about saving and transferring your files.


Postgraduate Labs
Rooms 206 and 306 in Building E4B are available for AFC students.
´╗┐´╗┐Hours of Use:

Monday to Friday 8am – 10pm *

* From 2 July - 23 July 2018 available 8am - 7pm

Saturday & Sunday 9am – 5pm

Assistance: Please see the Lab Assistant on duty
Key Rules & Regulations: You must have your student ID displayed at all times. These labs are for use by Postgraduate Students ONLY. No other students are allowed to use these facilities.
Must be paid for by using the Campus Card System and Print Server located at the front of the Postgraduate Lab, next to the Printer. If you have credit on your Campus Card (Student ID) you may place your card in the slot and print out your print job from the queue.
Library Computers
for the use of all Macquarie University students
Laptops for loan: Laptops are available for loan for a maximum period of three hours-see the Service Desk (near Reserve) to borrow.
Assistance: Please approach the Library staff
Rules & Regulations: Please note that these computers and laptops are operated by the Library within their own guidelines.
Wireless Access
Wireless Networking is available on campus for all Macquarie University students. Coverage can be found in and around most buildings across the campus.
How to Connect?
For details on how to connect (or to obtain technical assistance for this service) please visit the website