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Students focus better when education is exciting and engaging. Deliver innovation across every part of the campus – from library to lecture theatre and beyond – with Apple technology.

As an Apple Authorised Education Specialist (AAES) and Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW) framework supplier, XMA is here to help transform your approach to learning.

A trusted education partner and approved HEPCW supplier


XMA is here to help you take a whole new approach to blended learning through Apple technology. As an Apple Authorised Education Specialist, our knowledge and expertise has helped higher education embrace Apple solutions for many years.

We are also a compliant route to purchase as a HEPCW framework supplier. The framework establishes an effective supply chain for the provision of Apple manufactured equipment to higher education, helping educational institutions reap the rewards of collaborative procurement.

The XMA advantage

By purchasing Apple technology through XMA you can:

  • Access a range of value-added services
  • Take advantage of special education pricing
  • Enjoy a minimum three-year warranty on all OSX and iOS devices
  • Relax knowing that we’re a supplier capable of integrating with institutional e-procurement
The XMA advantage

Technology to keep your campus ahead of the curve

No matter what the course subject, Apple technology has the power and flexibility to take on any workload, making connections all over campus. Inbuilt accessibility tools support every learning and teaching need, while Apple’s sustainable approach means educational institutes can rest easy knowing their technology investment doesn’t come at a cost to the environment.



Put the power to learn and teach into their hands with iPad technology. Collaborate, research and even sketch on the go.

  • True tone display
  • 12MP Ultra Wide front camera
  • 5G connectivity
  • Compatible with Apple Pencil


Perfectly portable, but packing a punch, MacBook has a lot to offer education. Every MacBook comes with the powerful Apple M1 chip as standard, and up to:

  • 10-core CPU
  • 64GB memory
  • 8TB storage
  • 21-hours battery life


The first Mac to feature a system on a chip makes this desktop model super compact. Amazing visuals and audio mean it’s perfect for collaboration and immersive experiences.

  • Apple M1 chip
  • Up to 16GB memory
  • Up to 2TB storage
  • 1080p FaceTime HD camera with M1 ISP

Supporting technology adoption

Apple technology has a lot to offer higher education. And, to get the most from your investment, you’ll want to prepare staff for its integration. That’s where XMA can help. Through our Digital Learning Team – XMA’s in-house Apple Professional Learning Specialist (APLS) – we can help you drive adoption and ensure your technology, teachers and students are living up to their potential.

All lifelong educators, our APLS members are uniquely positioned to understand your challenges and demonstrate and advise on the best solutions. These are aligned to national priorities and key learning outcomes, helping drive the most meaningful learning experience.

From early conversations with leadership through to interdepartmental roll out, we’re here to support education every step of the way.

Supporting technology adoption

Apple devices:
Completely compatible

From Microsoft Office to Creative Cloud, Apple devices can run all the higher education essentials. Plus, with streamlined file migration, cross-platform collaboration and peripheral device connectivity, they can fit into your existing ecosystem without fuss.

Discover how Apple devices can work alongside your existing tech, in our guide.


Spreading the cost with Apple Financial Services

When it comes to budgets, we understand they need to work hard for education. That’s why we work with Apple Financial Services to offer a financing model that’s proactive, accounts for regular technology refresh and makes room for growth and innovation.

  • Clear, straightforward agreements
  • Simple to upgrade to new models
  • Designed for devices that hold their value
  • Includes warranties and support

Supporting creativity and collaboration in higher education

From the lecture hall to the lab, students in higher education need devices that match their creativity and allow them to collaborate. Check out our recommendations for using Apple products in higher education – and meet some of the students using them to learn on and off campus.

Supporting creativity and collaboration in higher education

Spreading the cost of technology in higher education

With clear, straightforward agreements and single up-front payment options, Apple Financial Services through XMA make it easier and more affordable to put creative, collaborative tools in the hands of every student. See how it works in this guide.

Spreading the cost of technology in higher education
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Why XMA and Apple Education

We deliver IT solutions and services that give lecturers the power to deliver inspiring teaching experiences and students the devices to immerse themselves in learning. Through our extensive experience, understanding of the education sector and Apple technology specialists, we’re a trusted supplier to the UK’s largest universities.

Our HEPCW member status is testament to our expertise, and we offer compliant routes to purchase, with an e-procurement platform specifically designed for education.

Why XMA and Apple Education

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