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Online Campus

Our Online campus is home to Torrens University Australia and THINK Education.


 

Workshops


We have a great series of workshops each trimester to assist you with your study skills, course skills, and wellbeing.

Study Success Sessions

We’re excited to offer you online workshops to help develop essential study skills. These include time management, critical thinking, referencing and much more.

Check out the full schedule.

 Success Coach Sessions

We’re excited to offer you online workshops to help keep you connected.

Check out the  full schedule of workshops schedule for your course/area.

 International Student Virtual Support Sessions

We are excited to offer our new International Students virtual support sessions.  If you have questions about student visa study requirement, OSHC, subject selection, the learning portal (Blackboard), your student email or anything else then please join us at one of our virtual support sessions. You will be able to talk to us in real time and get an instant response.

View the full schedule here. All workshops are listed in Sydney time (AEST)

Alternatively feel free to email us at intstudentadvisor@torrens.edu.au or book a private session here.

 Wellbeing - Virtual Guided Meditation Sessions

Tune in for our daily virtual meditation session with our counsellors from across the nation. Take this time to introduce a little peace and calmness in your busy schedule to feel rejuvenated for the day ahead.

Check the daily meditation schedule at the Counselling page.

Online Campus Workshop

Adobe Workshop


To ensure you and your computer are ready to start the Trimester, this introductory workshop will take you through the basic difference between each Abobe 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 session is open to ALL Design and Creative Technology students at ALL campuses and is now available On demand.

Watch Here


Adobe Software Skills Workshops [Week 1 to Week 12] 

Having trouble using Adobe Software? Don't know your InDesign from your Photoshop?

Take the opportunity to book one of our software skills workshops, facilitated by one of our design lecturers. These sessions are delivered Online, so you can attend these sessions from anywhere!

You will receive assistance with developing or up-skilling existing skills in,

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign

Our 1-on-1 Q&A sessions are aimed at providing students with personalised help on using the Adobe programs.

Make sure you have the latest version of the Adobe Creative Suite installed on your computer, and please arrive on time for your session.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL TO ATTEND - Register Here

At your appointment time, click here to join the session. 

If you have any difficulties booking a workshop, or accessing activity files or video recordings, please contact Danielle Morrish.

 

Date Time (AEST)
Every Monday 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  1:15pm - 2:15pm
Every Tuesday 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  1:15pm - 2:15pm
Every Thursday 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  1:15pm - 2:15pm
  5:00pm - 6:00pm
  6:15pm - 7:15pm
Every Friday 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  1:15pm - 2:15pm
  5:00pm - 6:00pm
  6:15pm - 7:15pm

Adobe Illustrator Workshop 

Having trouble drawing fashion flats in Illustrator?

Join this 2-part workshop which are aimed to provide fashion students with assistance in drawing fashion flats using Adobe Illustrator.

You will learn how to maximise the pen tool, organise layers, utilise the pathfinder, create custom symbol libraries and pick-up techniques for working faster to increase your productivity.

Session details, 

  • PART 1: Tuesday, 8th June 2021 @ 12:00pm to 2:00pm AEST - Join Here
  • PART 2: Thursday, 1st July 2021 @ 12:00pm to 2:00pm AEST - Join Here

Please join 5 mins early so we can start on-time. Thank you.


SketchUp Workshop [Week 3 to Week 11]

Need help to make sure that you're using SketchUp to industry standard? Having trouble using SketchUp for your assessments?

You will receive assistance with developing or up-skilling your existing skills in SketchUp.

Join us for our weekly SketchUp workshops on Tuesdays (starting 15th June), facilitated by one of our interior design lecturers! 

  • Every Tuesday @ 5:30pm - 6:30pm AEST

Please ensure that you are logged in 10 minutes before the session starts; if there are no attendees after the workshop has been running for 15 minutes, then you'll need to attend the following week's session. 

Make sure you have the latest version of SketchUp Pro or SketchUp Make installed on your computer.

 

Join Here

MISSED AN ONLINE SESSION?

Never fear, they've been recorded for you!


AutoCAD Workshop for DIPIDD Students [Week 2 to Week 12]

Learning AutoCAD for the first time and feeling a little overwhelmed? Wanting to take AutoCAD skills you already have and push them to the next level? Want help with drawing documentation and conventions? Having trouble using AutoCAD for your assessments?

Join us for our weekly AutoCAD workshops on Friday's, facilitated by one of our interior design lecturers! This Trimester, the workshops will be run by Eliza Binney. You will receive assistance with developing or up-skilling your existing skills in AutoCAD.

  • Every Friday @ 9:00am - 10:00am AEST

Please ensure that you are logged in 10 minutes before the session starts; if there are no attendees after the workshop has been running for 15 minutes, then you'll need to attend the following week's session. 

Make sure you have the latest version of AutoCAD 2019 installed on your computer.

 

Join Here


AutoCAD Workshop for Bachelor of Interior Design Residential and Commercial Students [Week 2 to Week 12]

Are you a Bachelor Student trying to develop your skills in AutoCAD? Having Trouble using AutoCAD for your assessments? 

Join our Lecturer Louise Mackrill in an open format session, where you can bring any questions.

  • Every Tuesday @ 1:30pm - 2:30pm AEST
     

Join Here


Need extra help? See a mentor! [Week 2 to Week 10]


Are you struggling with computer skills? Not sure what things in your assignments mean? Have general questions about the course? Or looking for further guidance? Attend one of our mentor sessions! This is your opportunity to ask any and every question you have! 

These sessions are facilitated by Naomi Valle our wonderful student mentor; covering key topics and areas to brush up your skills! This is designed to give you a starting point to ask questions, re-cap your knowledge or learn a little something new.

Any questions? Feel free to e-mail Eliza Binney.

Week 2 Getting Organised - Computer Organisation, Setting Up Adobe Creative Cloud
Week 3 Computer Skills - File Types, Using your Software, Combining Files into a single PDF
Week 4 Time Management – How to keep on track
Week 5 InDesign – Tips & Tricks
Week 6 How to format an FF&E – Using Excel
Week 7 Samples Boards – Digital & Physical Tips & Tricks
Week 8 Moving from CAD to SketchUp – How to take your AutoCAD Drawings in SketchUp
Week 9 Photoshop Rendering – Tips & Tricks
Week 10 Presentation Tips – Layouts, Verbal Presentation Skills

Please ensure that you arrive 10 minutes before the session starts, and you have the latest version of the program you would like to use installed on your computer.  

Ultimo On-Campus Session
Online Session

Every Tuesday @ 4:30pm - 6:00pm AEST

Room: 1.09

Every Friday @ 8:00am - 10:00am AEST

Join Here


3D Design & Animation Workshops [Week 1 to Week 12]

Join us for Digital Media software workshops, facilitated by one of our design lecturers. These workshops are delivered online, so you can attend these sessions from anywhere!

  • [Week 1-12] Introduction to 3D Texture Artistry with Substance Painter: This workshop series will focus on 3D texture painting with Substance Painter. Substance Painter enables artists to paint directly onto 3D models with ease in the same way that Photoshop enables painting onto 2D images. Add rust or scratches to a reflective dusty metal, or paint checkered fabric across a denim surface, paint in seams and pulled stitches in clothing - any visual detail you can see on the surface of a material is possible to create in Substance. This is a beginners workshop and no experience is required in Substance Painter, though some beginner understanding of 3D models and UVs are required.
     
  • [Weeks 7-12] Introduction to 3D Fashion with Marvelous Designer: This workshop series will focus on Marvelous Designer, a realistic cloth simulation program that enables artists to design clothing and costumes easily and professionally. Marvelous Designer adopted real traditional cloth production methods into 3D cloth modeling enabling anyone to create realistic clothing - wrinkles included. From dresses, button-up shirts, puffy jackets, suit pants, or incredible rainbow translucent spiked gowns - what does the future of 3D fashion hold? This is a beginners workshop, and no experience is required in Marvelous Designer.

Please ensure that you arrive 10 minutes before the session starts.

Substance Painter
Marvelous Designer

Starting 4th June 2021

Every Friday @ 11:30am - 1:00pm AEST

Host: Max Baron

Join Here

Starting 13th July 2021

Every Tuesday @ 9:00am - 10:30am AEST

Host: Tom Wood

Join Here


Game Design Workshops [Week 1 to Week 12]

  • [Weeks 1-6] Unreal Engine 5 Introduction: Rigging Essentials
    This workshop series will introduce rigging essentials in Unreal Engine 5. Taking a 3D model, creating bones and paint weighting for simple rigged meshes in Unreal is an often difficult and overlooked workflow that is critical for animation success inside of Unreal. This introduction series will explore the workflows and issues to give you the tools to get props and simple characters moving and interacting in real-time. 

    This is a beginners workshop and no experience is required in rigging in Unreal Engine. Some concepts of rigs, bones, weight painting will be helpful.

    Join our Learning Facilitator, Tom Wood, every Tuesday @ 9:00am - 10:30am AEST - Join Here
     

  • [Weeks 1-12] Unreal Engine 5 Introduction: Hyper-realistic world design with Quixel and Niagara

    This workshop series will introduce Unreal Engine 5, and welcomes beginners who are unfamiliar with Unreal. Unreal Engine 5 enables a wide range of new abilities due it's seemingly limitless geometric and lighting abilities.

    These workshops will help users create hyper-realistic worlds they are able to interactively navigate through - with concepts such as level design, real-time lighting basics, geometry, model and particle creation with Niagara are just a few of the key topics focused on in these workshops. This is a beginners workshop and no experience is required in Unreal Engine 5.

    Join our Learning Facilitator, Tom Wood, every Wednesday @ 9:00am - 10:30am AEST - Join Here
     
  • Can't wait for a session? Join our Discord Workshop community and post a question in one of our HELP channels right now! - Join Discord

Online Campus - News and Information

Online Campus Activities in June 2021

Friday, 18th June 2021 SRC Coffee Catch-up
Every Friday @ 4:00pm AEST
Join via Zoom
  Meet & Greet with Online Campus Director, Eloise Pascoe
@ 4:00pm - 4:40pm AEST
Join via Zoom
  Adobe Software Skills Workshop
Every Friday @ 12:00pm - 1:00pm / 1:15pm - 2:15pm /
5:00pm - 6:00pm / 6:15pm - 7:15pm AEST
Click here to register


 

 Send a post card to someone you love! 

 

Always stay close, no matter the distance. Show your loved ones you’re thinking of them.

We will print, stamp and mail your postcard - worldwide. From anywhere to everywhere.

Send a post card now – in just a few taps!

Send Now

 


 

 

 Get Excited - It's Competition Time!

To enter, just answer few simple questions for your chance to win a $50 gift card.

Note:- Entrants can submit one entry only, and can win only one prize from the total pool. Winners will be drawn in mid-July and the competition will close on 30th June 2021 at 4pm AEST. Winner/s will be contacted via email. Keep your eyes peeled on your inbox!

 

Click to Submit


 

 

 Watch your favourite movie on us!


Onshore and Offshore Online Enrolled Students - Enjoy a movie on us! No matter where you are, any State, Territory, or Country!

To celebrate the start of the trimester, we have movie tickets to give to 10 lucky winners.

No-questions-asked! Just fill the form and each winner will be entitled to a movie ticket of their nearest cinema theatre or Netflix voucher, you choose.

10 winners will be drawn at 3:00 pm AEST on Friday, June 18, 2021. Winners will be notified by email, and a prepaid movie ticket/voucher will be delivered via email by Friday, June 25, 2021

To be in with a chance to win, simply fill out the entry form.

Register


 

 Remember why you started!

Write a personal message and words of encouragement to your future self. We will then send this message to you in Week 7 as a personal motivation.

Remember to be kind to yourself. Remind yourself why you decided to start now.

 

Write a message


 Join us for our back-to-uni meet and greet event

I am delighted to welcome you all to Torrens University Australia. I’m Eloise Pascoe, your Online Campus Director and getting to know you and other online students is one of highlights of my role. There is no doubt that making connections early on in your study journey is one of the keys to success and builds a strong and supportive online community. With this in mind, I welcome you all to come and join these sessions, as an opportunity to make connections and hear some of my top tips to kick start your study.

Session timings,

  • Friday, 18th June 2021 @ 4pm - 4:40pm AESTJoin us

All students are invited and encouraged to attend.


 

 Stay connected with SRC!

Your Student Representative Council (SRC) would like to invite you for a catch-up over a coffee (or tea if you prefer!). If you’re just looking for a fun and interesting way to spend your leisure time, let’s meet together virtually, and we can cover every interest you can think of—academic, cultural, political, professional, recreational, and more.

Join us on any of the weekly sessions listed below,

P.S. Be sure to check your student email for important University updates!

Virtual Industry Connection Fair

The 2021 Torrens University, Think Education & Media Design School Virtual Industry Connection Fair will be held on,

  • Wednesday 23 June (2:00pm - 5:30pm AEST)


What is the Virtual Industry Connection Fair?

Our commitment to you and your future career is our number 1 priority. We want you to know 'what next’ in terms of employment and connection to industry. This is your chance to explore your career options, connect to hundreds of businesses across all industry sectors and more.

To make the most of the event, brush up on your presentation & networking skills at one of our workshops run through Careers Connect

Soon, we will release the program for the event, which will include engaging and exciting speakers and industry partners. We can’t wait to share it with you, so, keep checking your student email account.

Register

 


 Torrens University E-Sports Club


 

Student Expression of Interest Wanted - Do 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.

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!

We are currently seeking Expression of Interest for the popular eSports games listed below:

  • League of Legends

  • Rocket League

  • Super Smash Bros

  • FIFA20

  • Overwatch

Join an existing team or create your own team; we would love to hear from you. Register your interest by clinking on the link below and if you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

REGISTER HERE


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
  • Interest free finance options

How to Order

  • Go to https://www.jbeducation.com.au/byod/ 
  • Enter the code: TORRENSBYOD
  • Once logged in, select the relevant student program
  • Select your preferred JB Hi-Fi store for pick up, or pick up from your school (where possible)
  • Follow the prompts to choose your device, insurance cover, and accessories
  • Enter your personal details
  • Select payment method to complete your order

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

 

South Australia

Pride Month


Free Food Market


Future careers in Cybersecurity and Cloud Technology

Did you know that PriceWaterhousesCooper (PwC) Australia is opening a Skilled Service Hub in Adelaide this July? It is going to create 300 new highly skilled jobs for graduates through to highly skilled professionals.

Don’t miss out! If your interests are in Cloud technology or Cybersecurity the Skilled Service Hub could be an amazing opportunity for you to start your career with a global company that encourages professional and personal development, lifelong learning, individuality and choices.

 

Apply Now


Are you looking for casual work?

Now is the time to get your application in to work for some of South Australia's largest hospitality providers. 

The Adelaide Venue Management Corporation, operators of the Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide Entertainment Centre and Coopers Stadium, is currently hiring Food and Beverage attendants due to the increase in events and conferences this year. They are currently hosting a recruitment drive. To be a part of their recruitment drive visit their website to apply for Future OpportunitiesWhen applying include 'StudyAdelaide' in your application for priority review.  

Adelaide Oval is also hiring large numbers of casual bar and wait staff and event day hospitality attendants. 

If you're looking for other employment don't forget to check our Employment Opportunities webpage for companies that are hiring.                     


Protect yourself from Scammers


What's Happening! 

Once a student arrives here, StudyAdelaide goes beyond the welcome and offers a year-long calendar of free and discounted events and activities that give students the opportunity to meet, make new friends and immerse themselves in different aspects of Australian culture.

Discover student stories, news and events from StudyAdelaide.

Find Out More


A quiz for the urban explorer! What should you do this weekend?

Queensland

A quiz for the urban explorer! What should you do this weekend?

Victoria

Find out what's on in Victoria – just click on the image!

There is always something to see and do in Victoria, 365 days a year as Victoria hosts events, festivals, celebrations, concerts, performances, exhibitions, markets, shows and sports tournaments.


What's Happening! 

Study Melbourne is a Victorian Government initiative providing support and information to this community of international students, helping them have the best possible time while studying and living in Victoria.

An essential guide for student events in Melbourne and surrounding areas.

 

Find Out More


A quiz for the urban explorer! What should you do this weekend?

New South Wales

What's Happening! 

Study NSW is there to help international students enhance their study experience through:

  • Building confidence in NSW as a safe and friendly location to live and study;
  • Improving awareness of the education opportunities, industry placement and employment pathways in NSW, and
  • Increasing awareness of social and community activities.

NSW shines all year round with a blockbuster calendar of events.

 

Find Out More


A quiz for the urban explorer! What should you do this weekend?

Australian Capital Territory

A quiz for the urban explorer! What should you do this weekend?

Western Australia

A quiz for the urban explorer! What should you do this weekend?

Tasmania

There is a lot to see and do in Tasmania - the trick is picking where to start!

Northern Territory

NT event highlights

Need help getting started?

 

Online learning is different to learning in a classroom, so its important you know the difference between all of the online platforms you will use throughout your studies. View Getting Started for everything you need to know about your online learning environment. We've also put together 10 Tips on how to succeed as an online student to help you get started!

Student ID card

Did you know that as an online student you can still request a Student ID card, and depending on which state you're located in and whether or not you are studying full-time, you may be entitled to various student concessions? Visit Getting Started for information on how to request your Student ID card today!

Visit a campus

Just because your studying online, doesn't mean you can't visit us on campus. Check where your closest campus is located and pop in to use the Library, register to attend workshops, arrange to meet with your classmates or teachers, ask your Success Coach for help with job interviews or finding placements, or just find a comfy space to study. We get excited when our online students visit!


Have you set up your Office 365 Student Email?

If you haven't set up your Office 365 Student Email yet you might be missing out on some important updates and class announcements so make sure you set it up straight away! 

It's also your login to be able to use the Student App, as well as being necessary for the WiFi and printing services if you visit us on Campus.

You should have received an email with login instructions. If you haven't received your login details, please send a request for your Office 365 to IT support with your name and student ID number: itservicedesk@torrens.net.au


Requesting a Student ID card

To enable us to produce a student ID card we require you to -

  • Email a high resolution recent passport photo (45mm x 35mm) 
  • Provide us with your up to date postal address, name and student ID number

If you have any further queries, please contact the Student Services Team on 1300 575 803.


Explore our Online Learning Platform

This video will take you on a guided tour of the Torrens University Australia online learning platform. You’ll hear from students and instructors, all narrated to help you imagine your online study experience.

 

 

Virtual Orientation

 

We host Virtual Orientation sessions for our online students each trimester.

Virtual Orientation is an online interactive broadcast for you to learn about student support and expectations in a fun and face-paced environment. Join us to:

  • familiarise yourself with Blackboard
  • tour the student hub online
  • hear from Success Coaches
  • meet your library and academic skills team

Virtual Orientation is now available on demand!

Jump online here and register to view our most recent Virtual Orientation 'on demand'.


 

Student Expression of Interest Wanted - Do 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.

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!

We are currently seeking Expression of Interest for the popular eSports games listed below:

  • League of Legends

  • Rocket League

  • Super Smash Bros

  • FIFA20

  • Overwatch

Join an existing team or create your own team; we would love to hear from you. Register your interest by clinking on the link below and if you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

REGISTER HERE


Calling on Students from South Australia interested in Sports




Express interest in playing for South Australia’s TUA’s Sporting Club

At TUA Sporting club Adelaide, we cater to all abilities and interest levels and welcome new players to our Club. 

Our aim is to encourage all students to participate in any game and at any level to suit their ability i.e. whether you are an aspiring player, or someone taking their first steps in the game, we have a place for you at TUSC whilst ensuring we work endlessly to provide the support and atmosphere players need to make their experience enjoyable and rewarding. We encourage all players to play to the best of their abilities and develop good sportsmanship within themselves, their team mates and the team they play against.

Please register using the link provided below or to receive more information about the event, please reach out to Nik at the Wakefield Campus.

Register Here!


 

Student Representative Council

Building the vision. Creating the atmosphere. Strengthening the community.

 

Here's what we're about

We, the online Student Representative Council (SRC) will act as a point of contact for current and future students, to support them in their needs as well as their concerns. To uphold the importance of belonging to an online community, we as an entity aspire to enhance connectivity and deliver a positive experience within Torrens University Australia. Acting as guides through your university journey, irrespective of your location or your situation, we are here to help.  

 


Your members

                     

A little about us,

Renata GuerraJin-oh Choi, and Nathan Barnett


What is being an SRC member like?

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


Events & Social Media

We organise a lot of fun events and initiatives throughout the trimester. You can find all the details and  register for the events on the SRC social media pages.

Find out what events are coming up, check out the team's local recommendations, get to know your classmates and more!

Follow us on Facebook to keep up with all the latest info:

 https://www.facebook.com/TorrensOnlineSRC


Contact your SRC via email: onlinesrc@laureate.edu.au
or reach out to us via the social media page listed above!

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.

 

Success Coaches

Your success coach is part cheerleader and part problem-solver, and they are dedicated to your success.

Their first priority is to make sure you are connected, motivated and engaged in your learning. Every new student is allocated a Success Coach, and do not hesitate to reach out if you find you've hit a wall or need some guidance to stay on track. 

For further details, click here to see how they can assist you or check out the full schedule of workshops schedule for your course/area.

Your Coach will contact you at the start of your course, whether you’re studying on-campus or online, and provide their contact details. Alternatively, you can email yoursuccesscoach@torrens.edu.au with any questions.

Click below tabs to view short videos from your Success Coaches.

 

Health & Education - Featured Videos

Meet the Health Success Coaches

  

  


Meet the Health Success Coaches

  

  


Videos to get you motivated, self-directed and energized!

   
 

  


Success Coach YouTube Channel

Business & Hospitality - Featured Videos

Understanding your course architecture - Master of Business Information Systems (MBIS)

 

How to choose the best subjects for your course and career


Success Coach YouTube Channel

 

LinkedIn Learning

Are you looking to expand your skill set, become career ready or just looking for a new hobby? Learn anywhere, anytime, on any device with LinkedIn Learning.

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that helps you discover and develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led courses.

Get access to:

  • 16,000+ online courses in 7 languages
  • Expert Instructors with real-world experience
  • 60+ new courses added each week!

To access the contents, please use the 'LinkedIn Learning' button via your Blackboard portal.

 

Find your way around your campus

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Online students

 

Did you know that online students are welcome to use any of our campuses? You can pop in to use the Library, register to attend workshops, arrange to meet with your classmates or teachers, ask your Success Coach for help with job interviews or finding placements, or just find a comfy space to study. 

Some of our campuses are home to all courses, and others are specific to one faculty. See below for more information:

State

Campus

Faculty

South Australia

Adelaide

All faculties

Victoria

Melbourne – Flinders

Business, Design, Education, Health (Nursing), Hospitality

 

Melbourne – Fitzroy

Health (Health Science)

New South Wales

Sydney – Kent St

Business (PG), English, Health (Nursing)

 

Sydney – Rocks

Business (UG), Hospitality (William Blue)

 

Sydney – Pyrmont

Health (Health Science and Nursing)

 

Sydney – Town Hall

Hospitality (Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School)

 

Sydney – Ultimo

Design

 

Blue Mountains – Leura

Hospitality (Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School)

Queensland

Brisbane

All faculties

Who do I contact for help?

Whatever course you’re enrolled in, you can contact us directly here:

You are also very welcome to visit Student Services at the campus that’s home to your course (see above).

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)

Check the Blackboard support page for help!Blackboard Learn Logo

  • Check the FAQs
  • Submit a question to the Blackboard team
  • Request an appointment for help
  • Get after hours help with Blackboard or Collaborate Ultra

 

 

 

Online Support

 

Our expert teams are on hand to help you achieve success in your studies and beyond. Follow the links below and find out more on how you can book time with the team and how they can help:

 


  

Contact us

1300 575 803

Torrens University: studentservices@torrens.edu.au

Think Education: studentservices@think.edu.au

Contact hours

During term:
Mon - Fri: 8:00am – 7:00pm AEST

During term break: 
Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm AEST

Student App

Take us with you on-the-go! Download the Student App from the App Store or get it on Google Play today!


Official Merchandise Store

Order your official Torrens University merchandise here.


 

SRC Facebook page

Did you know that your Student Representative Council has a Facebook Page?

Like their page to keep up to date with your SRC, upcoming event's and to get in touch with them to share your future event ideas. 

Click here to check it out now!


 

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that helps you discover and develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led courses.

Access LinkedIn Learning now!


 

Watch Out for Scams!

The best way to protection against scams is knowledge. Click here to access a PDF version of the ACCCs Little Black Book of Scams. It covers a variety of scams that you may be at risk of. This covers a variety of scams involving things like tuition fee assistance, jobs or employment and banking and credit card. Stay up to date with current scams by checking the ACCC website https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/ 

 


 

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