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My university experience competition

Tell or show us about your experience being a university student at Torrens University. You can write a blog post about making friends, create a vlog walking us through your daily routine or take a photo of the outfit you wear to your online classes. We’re flexible on style, we just want you to be as creative as you possibly can and show us who you are. 

There are three (3) categories and a student choice award, with each category offering prizes from $100 - $500!

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Be Good Be Well Week Promotion

Be Good Be Well: Health and Wellbeing Week

Trimester 3, 2021 - Monday 25 October to Friday 29 October

Our 'Be Good Be Well: Health and Wellbeing Week' is almost here and we’ve got a wonderful array of sessions lined up throughout the week to help you find balance as you juggle life, study and work.

Check out the schedule and put some time aside to make time for you!

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Free COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 vaccines are free for everyone in Australia, even if you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident. This includes people without a Medicare card, overseas visitors, international students, migrant workers and asylum seekers. 

You will need two doses of the same vaccine, a few weeks apart, for it to be most effective. COVID-19 vaccines help protect you from getting very sick. Find out at how and where to get the vaccine at the Department of Health vaccination site.

For more information, visit COVID-19 vaccine information in your language or call 1800 020 080. For translating and interpreting services, call 131 450.


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SA COVID-19 response

South Australia is currently under Level 1 restrictions with some additional restrictions.

Changes to restrictions will take place from 12.01 am Thursday 23 September. This site will be updated when new directions have been published.

What does this mean for you and your studies? 

  • All classes, except practical classes, will be delivered ONLINE until end of day Wednesday 4 August.  
  • Practical classes will resume on campus as per your timetable, with COVID-safe practices in place. If you have any questions re your practical class please reach out to your lecturer.
  • From Wednesday 28 July, we will resume limited services on campus:
    • Students may come on campus to make use of the shared spaces and facilities, however we recommend you only come on to campus if it is absolutely necessary.

Our teaching and support staff are here to support you.

If you have any questions about a specific class, please reach out to your lecturer. All support services will continue to be available online. For further information, call the Contact Centre on 1300 575 803. If you need extra support during this time, please remember our Student Counselling Team are able to help you.

News and Information

The Adelaide Campus is located in the city centre of Adelaide and is based on the historic site of the Menz Biscuit Factory. The campus has been built from the ground up with a single purpose in mind – the student learning experience.

Our Wakefield Street Campus has a warm community feel, in a collaborative open space, and is walking distance from everything you need.

Campus facilities

At Adelaide campus we have a wide range of facilities available to help you get the most from your education.

Students can take advantage of numerous dedicated study areas, breakout pods and chill-out zones, while having unprecedented access to their learning facilitators – there are no separated, closed-off academic offices in the building. Facilitators hot-desk and share open access with the students so the campus functions as a true democratic learning community. Other campus features include breakout pods, chill-out zones, dedicated study areas, hot desks for students and open plan learning spaces.

Where We Are

82-98 Wakefield St,  Adelaide SA 5000

Public transport nearby:

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 Adelaide Central train station is the closest Train station, and is a gorgeous 15 walk through the city. 
 
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There are several bus lines available into the CBD, and the campus is lucky enough to have a bus stop right outside the doors of the campus on Wakefield St.

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Free metro trams run throughout Adelaide city. There is a tram stop directly outside Adelaide Central Station and arriving at Victoria Square, which is only a 5 min walk from the campus. 

 

Campus WiFi

We provide free Wi-Fi at Adelaide campus. Network: STUWifi Password: your Office365 student email password.

We recommend that you use Firefox or Chrome web browsers when using the Learning Portal for best results

You will need a computer for:

  • assessments

  • using the library

  • online resources

  • accessing Sharepoint, learning portal and your student portal.

If you don't have a computer - think about how you'll get access to one for your study.

 

Printing on campus

You can print directly from your laptop using PaperCut by accessing Webprint (http://webprint:9191).

1. Log in to Webprint • http://webprint:9191

• Use your student ID and My Account password

2. Top up your credit

• Use the top up machine at Level 1 near student kitchen

3. Upload your documents

• Click on the ‘Web Print’ tab and click ‘Submit Job’

• Select the printer name • Click the button ‘2. Print Options and Account Settings’ and select number of copies

• Click ‘Upload from Computer’ or drag your files in to the gray box - you can only upload file types: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PSF and XPS

• Click ‘Upload & Complete’

• Your file will then be sent to the printer queue. Log out of Paper cut

4. Release your print job

• Log in to the printer by swiping your student ID card on the printer’s card device (if you don’t have your student ID card handy you can enter your details manually)

• The machine will give you the option to print, copy or scan. Select ‘Print’ • Select your print job in the list using the touch screen • Press ‘Print’ and you’re done!

• The cost of your print job will be displayed when the job is selected

IT troubleshooting

For IT troubleshooting, email itservicedesk@torrens.net.au

 

Student Safety

To ensure you stay safe on and off campus we recommend you take the following precautions:

  • Avoid being on campus or travelling alone at night
  • Be alert and aware of your surroundings
  • Avoid dark, vacant and deserted areas
  • If an incident does occur please let a member of staff know so we can support you and work alongside local police to minimise risk and promote safety

Security on campus

After hours emergency - call 000.

  • Wear your student ID card at all times
  • Never leave your belongings unattended
  • Do not bring unnecessary valuables to campus
  • Report suspicious behaviour or anything you feel may be unsafe
  • Report all injuries and incident to Student Services and complete an incident report form
  • If you need assistance or to report any medical conditions, please see Student Services (eg. insulin, asthma inhaler, medication)

Emergency assembly area

In an emergency, please assemble at the corner of Corner of Flinders and Roper St

 

 

Operations & Support Service Information

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Faith Support

BMIHMS seeks to create a fun, inclusive and relaxed environment to enjoy sharing your faith by celebrating our cultural, ethnic and faith diversity. To find out more refer to Faith Support - Leura and Faith Support Presentation​, or contact our Faith Coordinator, Dr Zelko Livaic, who will be happy to assist with Faith Support of any Faith type in your unique spiritual journey.

Counselling Services

BMIHMS at Torrens University Australia offers a free supportive, confidential counselling service to students including when they are on placement. 

 

 

 

What do we do?

•Weekly Careers and Employability classes

•Provide assistant with your cover letter and resume writing

•Interview practice

•Career planning and goal setting for your Industry Placement and beyond

•Group and individual Gallup coaching sessions

•Working closely with Industry Team to organise GPP Careers Expo, Hotel Recruitment days and hotel tours

•Assisting with volunteer events for students to gain experience

 

Careers Connect

Careers connect is the platform for all BMIHMS students that gives students the opportunity to explore:

•To submit your cover letter and resume for reviewing by Success Coach Team

•To make an appointment with Success Team for Careers consulting and coaching session

•Volunteer job opportunities to gain experience

•Casual, Part Time and Industry Placement job opportunities

•Unpaid Internship opportunities

•Graduate job opportunities

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Visit your Library website:  https://library.torrens.edu.au/home

Chat with your Library

 

New to using Ebooks?   Want to find a journal article?  Keen to learn more about Referencing? 

Check out our daily Study Success Workshops.

We have many online tools and resources to help you succeed in your studies. As a starting point when seeking academic support, we encourage you to explore these helpful resources.

Academic Skills page on Blackboard: On this page you’ll find the Academic Writing Guide which contains information about academic writing, analysing assessment briefs and the Torrens APA referencing guide. On this page you’ll also see videos and documents related to essay/report writing, reading and note-taking, academic integrity. You can access the Academic Skills page by following the path Blackboard > Student Resources > Academic Skills.

Studiosity: Submit your assessment drafts for feedback on structure, grammar, use of language and referencing. There is also an online chat service where you can ask any questions regarding referencing or assessment structure. Access Studiosity via your subject page on Blackboard, or via the Torrens University Library page. All BMIHMS@TUA students get 10 free touchpoints with Studiosity each term. Please note that Studiosity cannot assist you with content, this is the role of your Learning Facilitator. 

Academic Sills Website: The resources available here are designed to help you to develop the academic skills you will need in order to demonstrate your learning and apply your knowledge in your professional future. 

Study Success Online Workshops 

We’re excited to offer you online workshops to help develop essential study skills. These include time management, critical thinking, referencing and much more. Join an online workshop to learn more about topics such as academic writing, referencing, reading and note-taking, and academic integrity. You don’t need to register for these workshops, just login 5-10 minutes before the session starts.

https://library.torrens.edu.au/academicskills_studysuccess

Workshops and Events

The Socratic Seminar: Breaking Bad Habits

Socratic Seminar: Breaking Bad Habits

Let’s examine, explore, question and discuss how to break bad habits that affect and hinder your success.

They are an opportunity to gain unique insights, learn practical skills, and meet and share with others grappling with the similar questions.

Session details:

  • Wednesday 27 October 2021, 10.30am AEDT
  • Thursday 28 October 2021, 5pm AEDT

Register now

Global Perspectives Series

Don't miss this week's instalment of the Global Perspectives Series.

Register now

Coming up

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Wednesday 20 October, 5pm AEDT
Featuring Lena Willoughby 
Cluster Talent Acquisition and Learning & Development Manager Marriott UAE 

Speaker 4

Wednesday 27 October, 3.30pm AEDT
Featuring Gaylord Lamy
General Manager, The Langham, Jakarta

October Pumpkin Hunt

 

 

Starting from 1st October until 30 October 2021 we will hide this pumpkin emoticon  on our SRC Instagram and Facebook posts. Join the hunt, count them, and send the answer through our Instagram/Facebook direct message on 30th Oct 2021 at 5pm AEDT (submission before this time will not be counted). The top three winners with the correct answers will get a prize, and the winners will be revealed on 31 October!

Please include the following details while sending us your answer:

  • Name
  • Student ID
  • Student email
  • How many pumpkins did you find in the Instagram posts
  • How many pumpkins did you find in the Facebook posts

   

Virtual Karaoke Night

Karaoke Night

Belt out a song karaoke-style, lead a sing along with the group or lip sync your favourite song whose lyrics really mean something to you!

When: Friday 5 November, 6pm AEDT

Do you want to be featured on our Instagram and Facebook pages? Send us a video of you singing if you want to be featured!!

 

Register now

Join a Virtual Study Group

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Looking for a study buddy, someone to keep you in check and help you avoid the dreaded study procrastination? 

If so, join one of our Virtual Study Groups. Check the details and full schedule.

Do you enjoy playing eSports?

Esports is one of the world's fastest growing online competitive gaming industries and we are excited to announce TUA Esports Club has partnered with UniSport Australia to bring you an incredible online gaming opportunity.

You don’t need to be a professional gamer! All skill levels are welcome, if online gaming is an interest to you, there are a range of eSport gaming options to participate in to suit your abilities. Whether you are an aspiring professional player or someone taking their first steps in the online gaming world, this activity is the perfect opportunity to build your student community network while having fun.

Interested? We are looking for students to join our incredible University E-sport community and help us build our Torrens eSport Team. Join an existing team or create your own team; we would love to hear from you.

So, what’s in it for you? Your battle area awaits you, participate in some of your favourite multiplayer eSports games, with the potential to compete in regional competitions against other Universities and major prizes to be won. Plus - you’ll have the chance to meet and connect with other incredible students online with a similar interest to you!

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Contact us

Student Services 

Monday to Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm AEST
 1300 575 803

BMIHMS Student Services

 

Campus information

Location

82-98 Wakefield St,  Adelaide SA 5000

Campus Hours 

After hours 24/7 Student access to level 1 with swipe access card
All campus access 8am - 10pm