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Bowen Tce Campus

 

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The Bowen Terrace campus is home to Billy Blue College of Design, APM College of Business and Communication, Australasian College of Natural TherapiesAustralian National College of Beauty and Torrens University Australia.


Subject Selection

Subject Selection Now Open

Subject Selection online drop-in sessions

Do you have questions about using the Subject Selection tool in your Student Portal? Drop in to one of our sessions and chat to our helpful team.

View the schedule here.

Return to Campus

Brisbane Campus COVID Restrictions Update

From 6am AEST Thursday 15 April 2021, restrictions for all of Queensland will ease. Read more about this easing of restrictions.

Appropriate measures have been taken to ensure your safety on campus. We ask that you check in and follow the guidelines in place for your well-being and the well-being of others.

Campus check-in using the Check In Qld app

The check-in process on campus has changed.

You will now need to use the Check In Qld app to check in.

When you arrive on campus, open the app, register your details (required for the first time only), select ‘Check In Now’ and hover your smartphone over the QR code.

Download the Check in Qld app

Download on the App Store  Get it on Google Play

Check In Qld  

Bowen Terrace campus workshops

List of workshops

For an easy list of all available workshops, you can go to the Workshop page. This page is also located on the Student Central page.

There are many online workshops for software skills (Adobe, SketchUp etc) and mentoring sessions. Check the page regularly for future content. 


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Welcome to Adobe Workshop

To ensure you and your computer are ready, watch this introductory workshop that will take you through the basic difference between each Adobe program and how to install them on your computer. You will also be introduced to LinkedIn Learning, where you will find useful video tutorials to help you with aspects of your assessments and module activities.

This recorded session is open to ALL Design and Creative Technology students at ALL campuses.

 WATCH HERE

 

Bowen Terrace campus - News and Information

Visit the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary – Self Guided Tour!

Torrens have organized 30 free tickets to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Be quick to register as there are limited spots.

A mini bus will collect all attending students from Bowen Terrace campus and take them to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. This is a self -guided excursion so students as a group make your way through the zoo. You will then be picked up from Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and taken back to Bowen Terrace campus.

Date: Wednesday 19 May

Time: 9:00am (the bus will not wait for anyone)
Pick-up point: Bowen Terrace campus, 90 Bowen Terrace, Fortitude Valley 4006
Arriving back at Bowen Campus at 2:30pm

You will need to register for your free ticket via the Eventbrite link below;

Register Here

 

 

If the event is full, please email intstudentadvisor@laureate.edu.au to request a ticket and bus seat.

Venue Website: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Frame + Work - T1 2021 - Black and White

The photographic competition Frame+Work is back for 2021 and we invite you to register! 

The Brief  

Using a high-quality camera, we challenge you to capture up to three images in black and white. Be creative and innovative. The subject matter is open for interpretation; however, we encourage you to utilise the black and white format to enhance the message within your image.  

Submissions have closed and the winners will be announced soon. 

Prizes  

  • First prize - $500
  • Second prize - $300
  • Third prize - $200  

For more information please check out the DTS News & Events Page

 

JB Hi-Fi BYOD Online

Providing you with access to a wide range of education-specific laptops, tablets, accessories and insurance, at an affordable price. Products differ from those available in retail stores, as they are education specific and selected for their compatibility to school's ICT infrastructure and curriculum, as well as meeting the student's needs at home.

Benefits include:

  • Education specific products, not available in retail stores
  • Discounted Pricing
  • Extended battery life
  • Enhanced performance and connectivity
  • Robust devices
  • Dedicated online portal

If you have any questions please contact jbeducation.com.au/byod or call 1300 730 584



 

Be a part of the SRC Brisbane team!

We are looking for students to join our SRC Brisbane as a member for 2021. If you think you are the right candidate to join the team, please complete the form below.

Please feel free to contact brisbane@src.torrens.edu.au should you have any questions.

Join us Now!

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Your Health and Wellness is important – stay healthy and well through your studies.

The Practice Wellbeing clinic at the Gotha St campus is open for bookings Monday to Friday from 1pm – 6pm
Support your health and wellness in our free clinics with a consultation by student practitioners of Nutrition, Naturopathy and Western Herbal Medicine.

You can visit The Practice at the Gotha St campus, or available now, are Telehealth consultations on Wednesdays from 9am – 2.30pm from the comfort of your own home.

Please email thepracticebrisbane@laureate.edu.au to make an appointment.

Bring along the below voucher for a complementary session.


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Having technical difficulties with Blackboard? Is an assessment submission link not appearing? Is a link to content not working?

You can contact Blackboard Support directly via chat, phone and email! Please see contact options and FAQ guide here.

Our Bowen Terrace Campus is home to Business, Design and Health students.

In Fortitude Valley, just minutes from the city centre, Brisbane's cutting-edge new campus on Bowen Terrace is a creative and stimulating learning environment. That is part of our mission to disrupt and reinterpret the way education is delivered.

Enjoy the latest digital learning technologies, open learning and collaborative classroom and project spaces, and a creative and stimulating vibe.

The Bowen Terrace campus is just a 15 minute walk away from Fortitude Valley Train Station.

Facilities

Brisbane campus has a wide range of facilities available to students to help you get the most from your education. Our student facilities include:

  • Student break-out areas
  • After-hours access zone
  • Library
  • Campus-wide Wi-Fi
  • Cafe
  • Disability access
  • Ping pong table
  • Counselling consultation rooms
  • Photography studios
  • Mac computer classrooms
  • PC computer classrooms
  • Student kitchenette with sink, fridges and microwaves

 

After-hours Access Zone
Bowen Terrace Campus as an After-hours Access Zone for student use on Ground Floor near the front door. Be aware that your ID swipe card is required to access the building and the After-hours Access Zone outside campus opening hours. Please be aware that classes may running in this room during the trimester. 

The After-hours Access Zone includes access to a PC lab, kitchenette and bathroom (with shower). The kitchenette and bathroom can be accessed through the PC lab outside campus opening hours.
 

Disability services
The University is committed to ensuring that all new facilities meet the highest level of access standards. If you are having difficulties or concerns regarding your access to campus facilities, contact a Student Services Team Leader in the first instance. Details regarding disabled parking in the local vicinity can found on the local Council’s website.
You can access the Disability Resource Pack for students by clicking here.

How to get here:

Bowen Tce

 

Public transport nearby:

Fortitude Valley Train Station:
Train: 12 min walk

 

Buses
Closest stops ~1 block from campus

 

Plan your trip:

 Car parking

There is no student parking on campus.
 

On-Street Parking

Restricted paid parking is available on-street. However, much of it is reserved for local residents. 

In the Brisbane Central Traffic Area, you can park for a maximum of two hours on unsigned streets, unless there are parking meters or signs showing otherwise. The two hour limit applies between 7am-6pm, Monday to Friday, and 7am to midday on Saturday.
 

Commercial Parking

Secure Parking offers 7am to 10pm car parking underneath the Bowen Campus. Check out https://www.secureparking.com.au/en-au for rates.​

Wilson Parking offers car parking at multiple locations around Brisbane. Check out http://www.wilsonparking.com.au for locations and rates.​

Ride

If you ride your own bike to campus, remember to bring a bike lock for security. At this stage, the campuses do not offer bike racks so you are responsible for finding a safe parking location.
 

CityCycle

Hire station 53 is opposite the Brisbane campus. There are over 150 stations around Brisbane's CBD. For more information on how to use the service, visit http://www.citycycle.com.au.


Find your way around your campus

Throughout your studies you may find you need IT assistance. IT services are able to assist you with basic network access such as connecting to Wi-Fi or how to use printing facilities.

IT is unable to assist with hardware or software related issues; this is the responsibility of students to resolve.

Accessing the internet

Campus WiFi connection details:

  • Wireless name: ThinkWireless
  • Password: thinkb81

IT requirements

You will need a computer to:

access digital learning resources

access video and audio recordings

submit and complete online assessments

participate in classroom discussion and collaboration via online communication and collaboration tools.

Minimum IT requirements for studying online

Computer hardware
  • Access to a desktop, laptop or tablet computer
  • Speakers or headset
  • Microphone
  • Web camera
Operating system
  • Mac users: OSX 10.8 and above
  • PC users: Windows 7 and above
Internet

A reliable, high-speed broadband internet connection, with sufficient upload and download capacity.

Contact your internet service provider if you have concerns about your data allowance or internet speed.

Web browser The recommended web browser to access Blackboard (your Learning Portal) is Firefox, in addition some audio PowerPoints will require Google Chrome.
Software

Office software to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Office 365 is available as a free download as part of your student account.

There may also be software required for your specific course. Your Learning Facilitator will advise you of this when you start studying.

Learning Portal (Blackboard)

Find out how to get help with Blackboard here.

Printing

There are five printers located on Brisbane Campus. We are committed to creating a sustainable environment for our students and staff. We use PaperCut, a system which allows you to monitor the environmental impact of your printing and photocopying. You can print directly from your laptop using PaperCut by accessing THINKPrint.To print, you will need to have credits in your THINKPrint account.

THINKPrint Login

  • From your personal laptop, head to http://thinkprint
  • From a campus computer, click 'more details' on the green popup box in the top right corner
  • Log into your THINKPrint account
    • Username = Student ID (A000XXXXX)
    • Password = Single-Sign-On Password (Student Email password)

Top up your THINKPrint account

  • Credit or debit card
    1. Click the tab 'Top Up by Credit Card'
    2. Enter amount and your credit/debit card details (min. value $2, max. value $100)
    3. Click 'Pay Now' button
    4. Your THINKPrint account will be immediately credited.

Setting up your print job

  • Use the 'Web Print' tab to upload and submit your print job
  • Click 'Submit a Job'
  • Select the relevant printer name, along with preferences like A4/A3, BW/colour etc.
  • Click the button '2. Print Options and Account Settings' and select number of copies.
  • Click the button '3. Upload Documents'
  • Click 'browse' to upload the file you wish to print. You can only upload file types: Word, Excel,Powerpoint, PSF and XPS.
  • Click the button 'Upload and Complete'
  • Your file will then be sent to the printer queue
  • Click Log Out
  • Go to a printer to release your print job

Releasing your print job

  • Log into the printer by tapping your student ID card on the panel next to the printer
  • The panel will give you the option to scan, copy or print
  • Find your print job in the list, select it using the touch screen and press 'Print'
  • The cost of your print job will be displayed when the job is selected
  • Don't forget to log out once you're done printing.
  • Go tohttp://thinkprint and log in using your student ID
  • Click on the Web Print tab

Your safety is our highest priority. To ensure you stay safe and know what to do in the case of an emergency please read through the information below.

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 or your Campus Director on 0432 663 797.

  • 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 & Evacuation

Campus Map

In every building you will find emergency evacuation posters that clearly explain where to go and what to do in an emergency evacuation. To be prepared, we recommend you familiarise yourself with emergency exits and procedures in each building you visit.

On hearing the alarm signal evacuate in an orderly manner to the nearest and safest exit while obeying the instructions of the Building and Area Wardens. If it is possible and safe take your personal belongings with you when you leave. If you can’t, do not return to get your belongings unless authorised by Wardens or Fire and Emergency Services personnel.

In the case of an emergency evacuation it is important to remain calm. Walk calmly quickly to the designated assembly area or as advised by a Warden or Fire and Emergency Services personnel and await further instruction.

Designated Assembly Area

Bowen Terrace Campus: On Bowen Terrace beside the CityCycle hire station (opposite the Petrie Point Apartments).

Fire Wardens at Bowen Terrace

  • Brodie Gordon-Selkirk - Level 1 Shared Services Hub
  • Campbell Kirk -Level 1 Shared Services Hub
  • Megan Lyneham -Level 1 Library
  • Glenn Smith - Level 2

 

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.

Your Student Representative Council (SRC)works together to make our community a better place. We achieve this by working within our three pillars: Community, Advocacy and Decision Making.

We do things like:

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

Your feedback is important


To fulfil our role as student advocates, we need to hear from you.

Share with us your thoughts, comments and suggestions on how we can make your student experience even better.

Provide feedback to your SRC



Joining the SRC is a great way to get involved in your community, meet awesome people, build your leadership skills and contribute to helping the student body get heard. 

 

The Brisbane SRC is looking for new faces to bring fresh ideas to the SRC in 2021. We are currently recruiting for passionate, willing and committed students to join the SRC to be the voice for Brisbane students on campus this year. If you think you are the right candidate to join the team, please complete the form

Please feel free to contact brisbane@src.torrens.edu.au should you have any questions.


What is being an SRC member like?

That's a great question! And we're glad you asked it. Watch the short video below to get a taste for SRC life.

 


Perks of joining the SRC


Being an SRC member comes with its share of rewards. Not only are you able to make lasting friendships and have an impact on your community, you will also benefit from:

  • A chance to develop your leadership skills
  • Actively working to make your campus a great place to be
  • Learning about teamwork and developing your organisational skills
  • Being able to access exclusive development workshops for SRC members
  • Being formally recognised for your contribution to the campus and Laureate community

 

Design Technology Store

The Design Technology Store provides the campus community with support and information about a range of camera, lighting and audio equipment. 

 

Design Technology Store

Office Hours:

Monday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Loans are 1 week in duration with no extensions.

Contact Us:

Jonathan Aw

Design Technology Advisor

Level 1, Rear Staff Area, Bowen Terrace Campus

PH: (07) 3270 1089

E: dtsbrisbane@laureate.edu.au

Studio bookings

Eligible students can book the studio space for approved photography or videography shoots.

Book a Studio Session


Contact us

1300 575 803
Torrens University: studentservices@torrens.edu.au

1300 209 112
Think Education: studentservices@think.edu.au

 

Campus information

Bowen Terrace 

90 Bowen Terrace
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
 

Campus hours
During Trimester

Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 7:00pm
ID card swiping is required to enter the campus after 6:30pm

During Trimester break
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
ID card swiping is required to enter the campus after 5:00pm

After-hours Access Zone
ID card swiping is required to enter the after-hour zone after campus closes 

Student Services hours
During Trimester

Mon - Thurs: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

During Trimester Break
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm


Bowen Librarian hours
Mon-Thurs: 11:00am - 3:00pm


Your Student Services team can help with:
  • Enrolment and subject selection
  • Applying for leave, special consideration and extensions
  • Contacting support services
  • ... and much more

BMIHMS Cookbook

Presenting, the BMIHMS Cookbook

A cookbook that connects our global community 

The Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS) Student Representative Council have created a cookbook as it "felt like the perfect way to connect the global Torrens University community after being physically separate over the last year."

Read more and download the cookbook here.

TUA Merchandise


Official Merchandise Store

Order your official Torrens University merchandise here.