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Flinders St campus - News and Information

Our Flinders Street Campus is in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. Situated next to St. Paul’s Cathedral, opposite Federation Square and a short walk from Flinders Street Station. It is close to everything Melbourne has to offer.

With a focus on building a creative, social and collaborative learning environment for all students, the Melbourne campus brings a fresh and career-focused approach to your learning. During your time at the Melbourne campus you can look forward to:

  • Small class sizes with direct access to academic staff
  • Dynamic online learning with on-demand access to your course materials
  • Opportunities to hear from industry professionals

Facilities

We have a wide range of campus facilities available to students to help you get the most from your education.

  • Student break-out areas
  • Library
  • Campus wide Wi-Fi​
  • Counselling consultation room
  • Photography studios

Student lockers

Free lockers are available on Levels 2 and 3.

See Student Services to register and you'll be assigned a locker for the year.

How to get here:

Public transport nearby:

 

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Flinders Street Station: 2 minute walk

Tram stops: 2 minute walk
Routes: 1, 3,5,6, 16, 35, 64, 65, 70, 72 and 75

Plan your trip:

 

Car Parking

The closest car park is Wilson Parking - Flinders Gate.
Early bird parking is $16 - you must have your ticket validated on level 4 before 10am and exit after 2pm

You can also book parking online ata discounted price - see WilsonParking for details.

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 local Campus Director – Terese McAleese on 0478 302 083.

  • 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)

Designated Assembly Area

The designated assembly area for the Campus is located outside of St Paul Cathedral on Flinders St.

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.

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, scanning and copying

You can print directly from your laptop using Papercut by accessing Web print.

1. Log in to Web print - https://webprint.torrens.edu.au/app?service=page/Home

  • Single sign-on with your Student Email credentials

2. Top up your credit

  • Click on the “Add Credit” min amount is $2.00

3. Upload your documents

  • Click on the ‘Web Print’ tab and click ‘Submit Job’
  • Select printer name which is paper type, e.g. A4 Single side, double side, A3
  • Click ‘Upload from Computer’ or drag your files into the grey 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 allow you 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

Troubleshooting or Questions?

For troubleshooting please contact Student Services.

Contact us

Torrens University

1300 575 803

Email Student Services

Think Education

1300 209 112

Email Student Services

Campus information

Address

196 Flinders Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

Campus hours

During trimester
Monday to Friday 7.30am - 9 pm
During trimester break
Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

 Student Services hours

During trimester
Monday to Friday
(updated 04/10/22)
7.40am - 5pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays Closed
During trimester break
Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Your Student Services team can help with:

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

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