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Bowen Terrace

Campuses closed due to bad weather

On Monday 16 May, Bowen Tce and Gotha St campuses will be closed. This is due to the current bad weather conditions in Queensland. We will monitor the situation and update all Brisbane students via email if the closure is extended.

Bowen Terrace campus - News and Information

Workshops to enhance your subject, learning, and academic skills.
Check out the face-to-face or virtual social, community, and engagement events and activities, plus student discounts.
Community, advocacy, decision making!
Get involved in UniSport Australia and online gaming.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Torrens University Australia and Think Education advice.
Help out with Open Day events
Course specific software workshops.
Book camera, lighting and audio equipment
Eligible students can book the studio space for approved photography or videography shoots.

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 has 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 be 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.

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

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The Practice Wellbeing Centre at the Gotha St campus is open for bookings Monday to Saturday.
Telehealth appointments are available Tuesday - Thursday and Saturday.
Support your health and wellness in our clinics with a consultation by student practitioners of Nutrition, Naturopathy and Western Herbal Medicine. 

Please contact The Practice Wellbeing Centre by phoning 07 3270 1040 or email to make an appointment.

Bring along The Practice Voucher for a complimentary session.

 

Blackboard Support

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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.

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 the rates.​

Wilson Parking offers car parking at multiple locations around Brisbane. Go to Wilson Parking 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 httpCity Cycle.


Find your way around your campus

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The university offers a range of services to aid you throughout your course. Below is a handy list of helpful guides and services that can improve your course progression goals. There are also various workshops/sessions geared towards these supports on there respective pages. 
 

Student Central page
The Student Central page has direct links to your mostly used sites and platforms, like you Emails, Portal and Blackboard. Bookmark this page!

Getting Started page
The Getting Started page has links to guides and tutorials on where to access and how to use your study platforms. A great resource for new students.

Subject Selection page
Don't know what subjects to select? Need help with navigating the Subject Selection tool? Check out the Subject Selection page for guidance. Don't forget to consult your Course Structure when choosing subjects. These can be found on the Business, Health and Design pages.

Success Coach
Success Coaches advise on course enrolment, choosing subjects, course progression, employability and careers goals. They can also connect you with available support service, such as Academic Skills, Counselling and Library Services.

Library and Learning services
There is information to aid writing, study and research techniques, referencing, time management and more on this site You can also use the 'Chat Now' tab to ask our library questions.

Academic Skills
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.

Workshops
This page contains many workshops to aid in specific subjects, and course specific programs. Other academic workshops and tutorial sessions can also be located on the corresponding services pages.

Counselling
Counsellors listen and help you explore areas of concern and work on strategies that can assist you. This can include, but is not limited to;

  • Feeling isolated, stressed, or unmotivated
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Managing stress and anxiety
  • Handling loneliness or lack of support

Careers and Industry
Careers Connect is a career service platform, which connects Students, Success Coaches and Industry. It can aid you in;

  • Resume & cover letter review services 
  • View and RSVP to Careers & Industry-related events
  • Search & apply for casual, part-time and graduate jobs
  • Search & apply for volunteering, WIL, placements and virtual internships

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

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The Practice Wellbeing Centre at the Gotha St campus is open for bookings Monday to Saturday.
Telehealth appointments are available Tuesday - Thursday and Saturday.
Support your health and wellness in our clinics with a consultation by student practitioners of Nutrition, Naturopathy and Western Herbal Medicine. 

Please contact The Practice Wellbeing Centre by phoning 07 3270 1040 or email to make an appointment.

Bring along this voucher for a complimentary session.

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

  • Karen Lam - Chief Fire Warden
  • Joel Morrison Chief Fire Warden
  • Cush Miller  Chief Fire Warden
  • Glenn Smith – Area Warden, Level 2
  • Sam Johnson – Area Warden, Level 1 Shared Services Hub
  • Lachlan Payne – Ground Floor Area Warden
  • David Axmann – Basement Area Warden

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 Bowen 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 WebPrint. To print, you will need to have credits in your WebPrint account.

WebPrint Login

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

Top up your WebPrint 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 WebPrint 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 to https://webprint.torrens.edu.au/ and log in using your student ID
  • Click on the Web Print tab

Contact us

Torrens University

1300 575 803

Email Student Services

Think Education

1300 209 112

Email Student Services

Campus information

Address

90 Bowen Terrace
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Campus hours

During trimester
ID card swiping is required to enter the campus after 6pm.
Monday to Thursday 7.30am - 9.45pm
Friday 7.30am - 6.30pm
Weekend Closed
During trimester break
Monday to Friday 7.30am - 5pm
Weekend Closed

After-hours access zone

ID card swiping is required to enter the after-hour zone after the main campus closes.

This area has access to the student kitchen and bathrooms.

Student Services hours

During trimester
Monday to Thursday 7.30am - 6pm
Friday 7.30am - 5pm
Weekend Closed
During trimester break
Monday to Friday 7.30am - 5pm
Weekend Closed

Your Student Services team can help with:

  • Enrolment and subject selection
  • Applying for leave, special consideration and extensions
  • Contacting support services
  • ... and much more

Bowen Librarian hours

Mon, Tues and Thurs: 11am - 3pm

TUA Merchadise

Want a Torrens University hoodie, teddy bear, keyring or cap?

Head to the official Torrens University merchandise site.