The Career Centre may be used with most internet browsers. However, for optimum performance, the Career Centre site is best viewed using the following:
Mac OS X 10.4 and later*:
* If you experience difficulties while using a Mac, you may wish to use BootCamp (PC emulation) or Parallels/VMware Fusion (Virtual Machine). This will allow your Mac to emulate a PC so that you can apply via Windows XP/Vista and Internet Explorer.
If you are having problems with site accessibility, please try using one of the browsers listed above. Then run through this short diagnostics test.
Delete your Temporary Internet Files / Clear your Cache
For Internet Explorer: click on Tools, then Internet Options. On the General tab, click on "Delete Files." When prompted, select "Delete all offline content." Then click on "Settings" and ensure "Every visit to the page" is selected. Then close your browser, and re-open it, and try to apply again.
For Netscape: click on Edit, then Preferences. Click on "Advanced" on the left side, then click on "Clear Memory Cache" and "Clear Disk Cache." Then close your browser, and re-open it, and try to apply again.
For Firefox: click on Tools, then Options. Select the Privacy tab. Within the Privacy tab, select the Cache tab. Then click on "Clear Cache Now." Then close your browser, and re-open it, and try to apply again.
For AOL: click on Settings, then Preferences. Click on "Internet Properties (WWW)" then, on the General tab, click "Delete Files." When prompted, select "Delete all offline content." Then click on "Settings" and ensure "Every visit to the page" is selected. Then close your browser, and re-open it, and try to apply again.
Verify the version of your Internet browser
For PC computers, the minimum requirements are Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or Netscape Navigator 4.73. For Mac, the minimum requirements are Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.5 or Netscape Navigator 4.5.
The Career Centre database uses 128-bit encryption for security purposes. Does your browser support 128-bit encryption?
Because encryption at this level is so secure, companies like Microsoft and Mozilla have to make a high-security version of their browsers. These browsers are available at no charge from various sites on the web.
There will not be a difference between how your old browser and your new one function, except that you will be able to access high-security sites such as the Career Centre.
Internet Explorer: Click on Tools and then Internet Options. Go to the Security tab and select Custom. then click on the Settings button and make sure "Enable" is selected under Active Scripting.