Modern Identity Solutions for Education

The Okta Identity Platform provides easy, centralised, and secure identity and access management for all key campus user groups: students, staff, partners, parents, applicants, and alumni.


Okta for Education
The University of Melbourne
The University of Sydney
The University of Newcastle Australia
UTS College
Flinders University
Macquarie University
The University of Adelaide
Open Universities
Monash University
The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

User experience and security continue to be a focus for the education sector


the average cost of a data breach to the education sector

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of breaches in the education sector involve compromised credentials 

Verizon DBIR 2022


Shaping the future of learning: The role of Digital Identity - cover

Shaping the future of learning: The role of Digital Identity in Education

Why Okta for Education

Why Okta for Education

  • Group of Eight (G8) Australia: 50% of Group of Eight (G8) Universities in Australia + 47 Universities & Colleges Globally trust Okta with their IAM needs.
  • Monash UniversityWithin the first 100 days, Monash’s IT team rolled out MFA to 100,000 users. To date, Monash has a total of 170,000 users in Okta, 130,000 MFA users, and over 250 applications.
  • University of Technology Sydney: 5-6 weeks to roll out to 46,000 students, and 12,000 staff across 50 on premise and cloud applications.
  • University of Sydney: 6 weeks to roll out to 70,000 students and 20,000 Staff across 41 applications
  • Flinders University: 2,500 password reset requests eliminated per year, representing $22,000 in savings, 10 weeks to deploy Flinders’ first set of 10 applications connected to Okta
What got Okta over the line at UTS was its independence across a number of technologies, ease of deployment and use for multi-SaaS tenancies, compared to the competition. That and being 100% cloud-based means it fully supports a modern environment and supports the legacy environments at the same time.

​Rowland Harvey

​Enterprise Architect at University of Technology Sydney - Identity Management and Digital Strategy

Students have a seamless experience now. There’s really no comment from them, and that is the best feedback we can possibly have in identity. ​

​Jan-Marie Davies

Solution Architect, Flinders University

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Creating a secure environment for teachers and students to harness emerging technology

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