Saturday, October 24, 2009

Mobile University Access

For those in higher education looking for examples of a campus that is providing mobile access, you might want to check out a very nice solution at Australia's Curtin University of Technology CurtinMobile.

They provide students and staff with the access and information they need via their mobile devices. The application automatically provides both an icon-based layout for current higher-end phones or a text format for older phones.

You can view it on your mobile at or see a video demo here.

Featured available include:
  • OASIS: Access Student Email, Official Communications and more!
  • Maps: Browse the campus map so you never get lost!
  • News: Find out about the latest exciting news & events at Curtin
  • Library: Opening hours, browse the catalogue and more
  • Facilities: Information on the the gym, food and drinks and much more
  • Support: Having trouble with student life? Get helpful information here
  • I.T.: Find an available computer on campus
  • Transport: Courtesy bus schedule and Transperth information
  • People: Find Curtin Staff members
  • Emergency: Emergency information and phone numbers

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