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Town Hall Campus is also home to Torrens University Language Centre (TULC)


 

Three Pillar Awards T2 2020

Being resilient in a time of crisis

Please join me in congratulating Ngoc Anh Thai, the winner of Term 2, 2020 Three Pillar Award

Ngoc Anh Thai has shown resilience by moving from a student facing role at Reception, working in Campus Life and now helping to drive the online challenges for all students to enjoy and engage with each other during the times of COVID-19.

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all 24 nominees, and to thank the staff and students who took the time to nominate. Each one of you have shown resilience during this difficult period, facing your own challenges and overcoming them. You should all be proud!

 

News and Information

 

Our campus features inviting spaces, high ceilings, lots of light and seminar rooms for learning, collaboration and entrepreneurship.  Facilities on campus include a student lounge area with pool table, table tennis and darts, kitchen as well as a Coffee Cart operated by students. Of course being in the centre of Sydney means you are just minutes away from gyms, swimming pools, recreation centres, entertainment venues, restaurants.

During your time at Town Hall you can look forward to:

  • Direct access to academic staff

  • Transparency of your course materials

  • Opportunities to hear from industry professionals

Campus facilities

At Town Hall campus we have a wide range of facilities available to help you get the most from your education. Students have access to:

  • Power stations and breakout zones
  • MacLab
  • Several classrooms
  • Learning Resource Library
  • Seminar rooms to collaborate with fellow students
  • B+W & colour photocopiers
  • Campus wide Wi-Fi
  • Counselling consultation room
  • Bike racks
  • On-site coffee cart
  • Student kitchen including fridges, microwave, sandwich press & filtered water

Where We Are

Address: Level 4 & 5, 540 George Street Sydney 2000

Public transport nearby:

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Town Hall Station:
2 minute walk
Central Station:
20 minute walk
Sydney, Intercity and Regional trains

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Broadway
25 minute walk
Regular buses, day and night

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Haymarket
Light rail stations
10-15 minute walk

Plan your trip:

 

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Bike racks
We have free bike racks available for for student use.

 

Campus WiFi

We provide free WiFi at Leura Campus so you can also access the Internet on your own devices.

Wireless name: Stu-Wifi

User name: student ID

Password: your email password

Computer requirements

All students are expected to have access to a computer with:

  • a set of standard software packages

  • internet connectivity

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.

On-campus students are required to have a laptop with necessary software installed

You should bring your laptop with you to class every day.

Browsing the internet

We recommend using Google Chrome web browser 

The Sharepoint is where you access course material

Download Google Chrome Now.

Printing on campus

1. Open your browser and enter http://bmwebprint:9191/app

2. 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 Papercut.

3. 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@laureate.net.au

Alternatively, visit IT on campus.

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

The designated assembly area is by the Anchor statue to the left of Town Hall 

 

 

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We are a collective of volunteer students that advocate for positive change in the student community and strive to create an inclusive and dynamic study environment.

Here's what we're about

As students, we're all here to gain skills and pursue our career goals. The ability to bring our thoughts and ideas directly to management, and to exist in an inclusive community can help make our study experience great.

We do things like:

  • Bringing community events to life
  • Hosting fundraising initiatives
  • Helping the campus make better decisions for students
  • Advocating and representing the student body

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. Please feel free to contact either of the counsellors to make an appointment on their number below or via email BMHSCounsellors@laureate.edu.au 

Rosita Ingham 

Paula Owen   

 Counselling is:

  • Free / No fee
  • Confidential, Private, Safe
  • Supportive and Caring
  • Non-Judgemental
  • Non-medicalized approach
  • Strategies and Guidance

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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

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Our Coffee Cart is managed by our wonderful volunteer baristas. (Coffee Time will be back in operation as soon as campus reopens!)

  • Available Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 4.00 pm (please note some days might vary due to coffee training)
  • Great menu including varieties of coffee, hot chocolate, iced coffee, biscuits and more!
  • If you bring your Keep Cup you get a discount!
  • You can pre-purchase a voucher and get a free coffee after multiple purchases

Please email us if:

  • You are an experienced barista, and you would like to join the team
  •  You would like to polish your coffee making skills
  • You have any ideas or suggestions

Upcoming Events

 

Alumni Board Speaker Series Event

29 July at 5pm

RSVP for the event using the link

Contact Us

Student Services 

Monday to Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm AEST
 (02) 4780 1619

student.services@laureate.edu.au

 

Campus Information

Location

Levels 4 & 5, 540 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Campus Hours 

Monday to Friday: 7.30am - 7.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am - 3.00pm

How We Can Help

Reception Desk

  • Name badges
  • Lost Property
  • Topping up printing cards
  • Access passes

Student Services

  • Enrollment enquiries and tutorial options
  • Applying for leave, special consideration and assessment extensions
  • Contacting support services
  • Policies and forms