Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

International student ID aims for a greater purpose

Monday, April 5, 2010

The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) issued to students in Taiwan has now become a multi-purpose card, according to a Taiwan news report.

Previously used by traveling students to obtain cheaper flights, the card can now be used as a student ID, an Easy Card for public transportation and an I-cash card, for making small purchases.


So far five schools in Taiwan have signed on to use the ISIC and more are planning to join, says the director of the Kang Wen Culture and Education Foundation.

To read more click here[end] 

State College Area High School is now using school-issued IDs to log student attendance and record violations.

Beginning April 7, State College Area High School students will swipe their student identification card upon arriving at school in the morning. Curtis Johnson, associate principal at State High School North, insists the new system will improve the accuracy of attendance records and hopefully raise academic performance as students won’t be able to fake class attendance.

read more »

Student Beans ID is a new iOS app designed for college students seeking to use their campus ID for student discounts. The app acts as a digital student ID, enabling users to discover and access thousands of student discounts in and around campus.

read more »

Social verification specialist Trulioo has teamed up with ID document verification startup IDChecker.com to develop a mobile technology that could replace the university student ID card.

read more »

The University of New Brunswick is adding a unique feature to its campus ID by harkening back the oldest payment method around, cash.

The new university identification cards double as cash cards that can be used at selected businesses on campus. The new IDs have seemingly been a big hit, as an estimated 1,100 students have already made the switch to the new credential.

read more »

A student ID can verify an individual’s identity with a simple swipe, tap or scan, instantly tethering the person who presents the card to a user account on the backend system. But what happens when the cardholder no longer uses their legal name?

read more »

The use of Social Security numbers has once again become a hot-button topic in Louisiana legislature, particularly for students who often share the sensitive data even without parental knowledge.

read more »