The USQ Perpetual Computer Refresh Program is designed to ensure that adequate funding is available and allocated to the replacement of all USQ desktop and notebook computers, and is managed by the Division of ICT Services.
The objectives are:
- to establish and maintain an agreed fleet of staff and laboratory computers within a technology window that enables Division of ICT Servces to effectively support the agreed USQ software image and provide a degree of currency in the computing infrastructure available to staff and students.
- Through preferred supplier arrangements and consolidating procurement, achieve savings to the University.
The replacement of desktop computers and notebook computers is budgeted and funded annually by each Faculty and Department of the University. The information used to budget and plan for this replacement is derived from the ICT Asset Management System.
The agreed and published replacement cycles are
Faculty and departments are required to fund the purchase of ICT items for new initiatives and projects and then have these items included in the annual Refresh Cycle. Read USQ Perpetual Computer Refresh Program Guidelines for more information.