Discovery College students use a multi-purpose, stored-value Smart Card system. The Smart Card is a photo-identity card with other functions designed to increase efficiency and convenience with respect to day to day functions described below.
Functions accessible through the Smart Card system include:
library resource issuing
access to rooms (some Senior students)
students can buy a voucher to add value to their Smart Cards in the library. The minimum top-up amount is $20. This can be done before school or at break times only
students have access through the Internet to the current value on the Smart Card and also a record of transactions while at the school. Ding! > Printing balance (Discovery College recommends regular checks of this information)
Note that Octopus is used for payment in the Cafeteria