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Take learning in specialist subjects to a new level

with Mac and the power of the Apple M1 chip

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The brand new Mac range packs a bigger punch than ever thanks to the new M1 chip. It’s the most powerful Apple has ever created and the first chip designed specifically for Mac. It delivers amazing performance for the power-hungry apps used in subjects like music, media, visual arts and design. With Mac, you can create state-of-the art learning spaces for specialist subjects that set your school, college or university apart.

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Mac is built with future artists, engineers and designers in mind

High-performance graphics and highly powered processors are perfect for creative students, coders and writers. Mac is packed with advanced storage and memory, so is perfect for the most ambitious, collaborative projects in class.

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Apps to spark imaginations and support attainment

Mac technology and Apple's suite of in-built apps such as GarageBand, Photos and iMovie, can spark imaginations and support attainment in specialist subjects like music, art, photography, film studies and more.

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There’s a Mac that’s right for every student

Choose the MacBook range for the perfect combination of power and portability, or go for Mac desktop to create the ultimate classroom environment for creativity. And if students are also using iPad, they can extend their workspace by using iPad as a second Mac display.

Apple authorised specialist in education

We’re an Apple authorised specialist in education. It shows that BT is an expert provider of Apple solutions to education customers, with a proven track record of supporting schools at every stage of their digital transformation journey. The experts in our dedicated Apple Education Practice are all here to help you turn your school's digital vision into reality.

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Mac is more affordable for Education with Apple Financial Services

Ask us about smart finance solutions from AFS. A simple and cost effective way for your school, college or university to invest in Mac.

Apple products are built to last. They attract high residual values and are a smart investment. We’ve teamed up with AFS to provide financing options which leverage the future residual value of your Mac investment up front. And the outcome? A smart Mac finance solution that’s simple and cost effective. Request a call-back from one of our AFS experts to learn just how affordable Mac can be for your students.

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Why choose Mac for your school or college?

Apple M1 Processor

Mac continues to innovate and its ecosystem is perfect for supporting ambitious artists, designers and musicians working on fun and exciting projects. Highly-powered and high-performing for multipixel tasks and apps, student productivity can be taken to a whole new level, especially with the arrival of Mac powered by the new Apple M1 chip.

Packed with power

With industry-leading performance, powerful features and incredible efficiency, M1 is Apple’s first chip designed specifically for the Mac. It's Apple's most powerful chip yet, that will keep pace with the most demanding software used in creative subjects.

Works perfectly with other Apple devices

Mac fits perfectly into your school, college or university's Apple ecosystem.  Students can start a presentation on their Mac, then rehearse it on their iPhone or iPad when they're on the go, whilst files can be seamlessly accessed on any device.

Integrates seamlessly into your learning environment

Now with Microsoft Azure Active Directory support, it’s easier than ever to provide your students and staff with access to key Apple services for teaching and learning. Mac integrates seamlessly into your learning environment and with Apple School Manager, IT administrators can deploy Mac easily via a simple web-based portal.

Mac does more. So your students can too.

Mac is powerful, capable, and packed with everything your students need to take their work to the next level. They can take their productivity and creativity further with apps for anything they can imagine, including those from Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe Creative Cloud without missing a beat.1 Mac makes it all happen.

Always intuitive. Never intimidating.

Mac makes it easy for students to find what they need, stay organised and take on any task. Mac's clear, simple design is familiar and intuitive - especially if they're used to using other Apple devices. It's a breeze to manage multiple windows and keep track of files. And with quick access to all the controls students will need, navigating Mac is easier than ever.

Keep what’s private, private. Mac is no exception

Apple products are built with an integrated approach to privacy and security, providing schools with devices, apps and services that keep student work and personal information secure. Mac is no exception. And with Managed Apple IDs, you can control student information and choose to enable or disable apps and services such as iMessage, FaceTime, or student progress reporting with the Schoolwork app.

All the support your Mac deployment needs. Trust BT

Our Apple Education Specialists are here to support every aspect of your school, college or university's Mac deployment, with expert advice and all the professional services you need.  As an Apple authorised specialist in education, we'll help you explore how Mac fits in to your overarching IT strategy across systems, security, storage and networks. 


Today's students are tomorrow's creative and technical professionals and there's a Mac for every one of them

Give them the very best start, with access to high performance technology that will power their future professional careers.  With Mac, students can work in different ways.  A desktop model like iMac is perfect for creating a state-of-the-art fixed learning space in a classroom or specialist subject suite. For students who prefer all the power of Mac in a personal device, choose the portability of MacBook.

Apple iMac with M1 chip

iMac

Built for the creative classroom, iMac’s high-resolution and Retina display is ideal for crisp, clean graphics

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Apple Macbook with M1 chip

Macbook

Fast and agile, MacBook is the perfect classroom companion for writers and coders

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Deploying Mac in your school, college or university

Whether you’re just starting out or have been using Mac for a while and need a refresh, BT has the right solutions and expertise to help you maximise your investment. We'll support you at every step of your journey. From creating your milestone plan, to choosing the right platform, devices, accessories, funding and connectivity through to deployment.

As an expert provider of Apple Solutions, you can trust us to provide the know-how you need.

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Get the conversation started about deploying Mac in your learning environment. Or speak with an Apple Financial Services expert about the cost effective options for funding your Mac investment. Just fill in our short form and we’ll get back to you with free, no obligation advice.

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Things you need to know

  1. Adobe Creative Cloud requires a subscription.