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Student Hub: Melbourne - Flinders St

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

Flinders St Campus is now open!

The campus is open for classes, access to computers, self-study spaces and Student Services support. Please check your classroom on Student Portal and if still not sure, Student Services will be there to help you. 

Student Services Opening Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday: 7.30am-7.00pm
  • Friday: 7.30am-5.00pm
  • Closed on Weekends and Public Holidays.

Please call 1300 575 803 or email us on  studentservices@torrens.edu.au if you need any help.

Campus check-in using the Service Victoria app

The check-in process on campus has changed.

You will now need to use the Service Victoria app to check in.

When you arrive on campus, open the app, scan the QR code, and follow the prompts to check-in

Download the Service Victoria app

Download on the App Store  Get it on Google Play

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Flinders St campus workshops


Software skills workshops, T1 2021 [Weeks 1-12]

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

Join us for Adobe software workshops in weeks 1-12, 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 Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Acrobat

Our 1:1 60min Q&A sessions are aimed at providing students with personalised help on using the Adobe programs.

Our drop-in activity -based sessions are aimed at completing set activities using a range of the Adobe programs.

Make sure you have the latest version of the Adobe Creative Suite installed on your computer.

Please arrive on time for your session.

If attending activity-based workshop, please download the resource file prior to the session time (found in booking link).

Send your files to Danielle Morrish prior to attending (click here to access each week's activity files)

Software covered: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat - Session Times

Day Session times

Mondays (AEDT Time)

Session 1 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Session 2 - 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm

Tuesdays (AEDT Time)

Session 1 - 10:15 am to 11:15 am
Session 2 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Session 3 -  2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Session 4 -  3:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Thursdays (AEDT Time)

GROUP SESSION: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Session 1 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Session 2 - 7:45 pm to 8:45 pm

Fridays (AEDT Time)

Session 1 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Session 2 - 7:45 pm to 8:45 pm
BOOK A 1HR ONE-ON-ONE SESSION (ALL SESSIONS, (AEDT Time) Book a Session
BOOK IN FOR A GROUP SESSION
Fridays: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (activity sessions AEDT Time)
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Welcome to Adobe Workshop

To ensure you and your computer are ready to start in week 1, join this introductory workshop that 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. 

WATCH RECORDING HERE


Interior Design Student Mentor Sessions T1 2021 – WEEKS 2-12

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!

BOOK AN ON CAMPUS or ONLINE SESSION

Click on the button below to select a workshop you wish to attend. Workshops are held Tuesday's from 4:30-6pm on Campus at Ultimo and Friday 8-10am online from Weeks 2-12. 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 the program you would like to use installed on your computer.

Click on the Blackboard Collaborate link below to attend the workshop! 

Sessions are held every Tuesdays: 4:30-6pm (@ULTIMO Campus) AEST OR Fridays: 8-10am (Online) (AEST) via the link below.

Please make sure to have your computer and mouse, and arrive 10 minutes early so the session can start on time. 

Attend the Session


Digital Media Workshops T1 2021 [Weeks 2-12]

New for Trimester 1 2021! 

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!

This Trimester, we'll be running two workshops for Digital Media. Please ensure that you are logged in 10 minutes before the workshop starts. 

Editing and VFX Workshop

Do you have questions about your projects in Adobe Premiere or After Effects? 
Are you having workflow issues? Can't seem to get the narrative flow working right? 
Every Wednesday and Thursday at 9.30 am I will be answering questions and demonstrating best practice by working on real live video projects in this Editing and VFX workshop. 
Come along and ask questions, show me your projects or just watch me using the software.

Editing and VFX Workshop
Editing and VFX Workshop

Wednesdays 9.30 am - 11 am AEDT

Run by Andy Marsh

Attend the Workshop

Thursdays 9.30 am - 11 am AEDT

Run by Andy Marsh

Attend the Workshop

HTML/CSS/JS Coding Support Workshops

Description 

We are holding regular collaborate sessions to provide help and support with  HTML, CSS and JavaScript / jQuery  for beginner intermediate and advanced students. We can provide help with assessments and tasks, coding concepts and targeted solutions to problems. If you have any questions or need any help with your coding, please join a workshop and we will be happy to help you. 

Date / Time

Tuesdays  11.30am - 1.00pm

Link for blackboard collaborate classes on Tuesdays 11:30am - 1:00pm

https://au.bbcollab.com/guest/6f96d78a8abf43568fe2a4e6370fc107

Thursdays  11.30am - 1.00pm 

Link for blackboard collaborate  Classes on Thursdays 11:30am - 1:00pm

https://au.bbcollab.com/guest/8292c6038b5844e39ff9da1b66b73a00

 


AutoCAD Workshop T1 2021 – WEEKS 2-12

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.

Click on the button below to select a workshop you wish to attend. Workshops are held every Friday from 10am - 11am. 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.

Click on the Blackboard Collaborate link below to attend the workshop! 

Attend a Session


Game Design Workshop, T1 2021 [Weeks 4-12]

Having trouble getting your head around game engines like Unity & Unreal? Problems with programming in C# & C++?
Maybe you just need some pointers in getting the most from them to complete your Assessments or personal projects?

Online Workshop (Week 4-12)
Join us each week for  ad-hoc problem solving  and Game Engine tutorials.

Workshops will be held every Tuesday from 1.30pm - 3 pm AEST and will be run by Trent Naylor. Please ensure that you are logged in 10 minutes before the session starts. 

Attend the Session

General Online Support
Can't wait a week? Join our Discord Workshop community and post a question in one of our HELP channels right now! - https://discord.gg/Df9pytg


SketchUp Workshops T1, 2021 -WEEKS 3 -11

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

Join us for our weekly SketchUp workshops on Mondays, facilitated by one of our interior design lecturers! This Trimester, the workshops will be run by Gregory M. Lawson.

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

Click on the button below to join workshop you wish to attend. Workshops are held Monday 4-5pm from Weeks 3-11. 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.

Click on the Blackboard Collaborate link below to attend the workshop! 

Join Here

Did you miss an online workshop? Check out the workshop recordings below :


First time using Collaborate?

You will need to download and install Collaborate Launcher before the session begins.

Watch this video for help getting started.

Please allow at least 15 minutes to get set up.


Flinders St campus - News and Information

Victorian Law Week 17-23 May 2021

When dealing with daily issues such as problems at work, money concerns, disputes with your landlord or partner, you could have a legal issue and not even know it. Therefore Victorian Government has launched the Law Week to provide information on everyday legal problems and how to resolve them, including which organisations can help you.

Visit https://www.legalaid.vic.gov.au/ to get started and find out which events are being held. Alternatively you can call 1300 792 387, Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.

 

 

Winter Village is back at Fed Square

The Winter Village will be back at Fed Square between Thursday 13 May and Sunday 29 August. Think Ice skating, sipping hot drinks with friends in an igloo, enjoying the cold within a snowy backdrop, the winter is truly coming! If you're interested click HERE for more information.

 

 

Melbourne MAY 21 #ClimateStrike

 

 

 

School Strike 4 Climate Australia was started in October 2018 by three teenagers from Castlemaine, inspired by Greta Thunberg's weekly strikes outside Swedish Parliament. Since then, they have grown into one of the biggest movements in Australian history.

Click here for more details about the SS4C Climate Strike event.

 

 

 

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 close midnight 18 April 2021  

Prizes  

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

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

 

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.

Find your way around your campus

Diploma of Nursing

Find your Course Structure document below. Your Course Structure lists the subjects you need to successfully complete to achieve your qualification.

HLT514115 - Diploma of Nursing

Student Support

Supporting you through your studies is a high priority for us.

All nursing campuses have staff dedicated to support students such as the Program Coordinator and Learning Advisor.  Counselling services are also available.

Campus

Success Coach

Program Coordinators

Clinical Placement Coordinators

Adelaide

Amy Anderson

Carol Letts

Jan Roper

Brisbane

Anastasia Johnston

Sharon Peut

Amrit Neupane

Melbourne

Jennie Mather

Suzie Tanevska-Cicero

Menu Hamal

Sydney

Beth Rutherford 

Sharon Peut 

Jon-Amora 

Clinical Placement

Students are required to undertake 400 hours of unpaid Clinical Placements which may be located anywhere in Australia.

Clinical Simulation Labs

All nursing students have access to Clinical Simulation Labs where experienced educators will teach required skills and assist in linking theory to practice.  All lab sessions are compulsory. Correct uniform is required to be worn when attending these lab sessions.

Professional behaviour

Uniform Requirements:

  • Think Education Polo Shirt only. NO long sleeve or visible tops under the College Polo.
  • Cardigans/jumpers may NOT be worn whilst on duty.
  • Navy blue/black tailored trousers or skirts - excludes jeans, tracksuit pants, hipsters or cargo pants.
  • Enclosed navy blue or black NON-SLIP shoes as per WHS requirements – NO canvas, joggers or slip on shoes.

Hair

  • Must be kept neat, clean and tidy at all times.
  • Long hair must be tied back or fastened in such a manner so as not to hang below the collar.
  • Hair ties, bands, combs and other hair fasteners are to be at a minimal and of a neutral colour or navy.
  • Facial hair – clean-shaven or neatly trimmed beard.
  • Approved headwear must be clean, neat and tidy.

Fingernails

  • Must be kept neat, clean and well-manicured.
  • NO ACRYLIC NAILS OR NAIL VARNISH
  • Fingernails should not be visible over the top of the end of the finger when the hands are held with the palms up.

Jewellery

  • One plain wedding band, one set of sleepers, studs, or small earrings that sit on the lobe of the ear and do not pose a danger to the patient, resident or student are the only items of jewellery to be worn during placement.
  • Facial or other visible body piercing is NOT acceptable. If visible, or stud is non removable, it must be covered by skin coloured tape.

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

Content: For study related printing, scanning and copying, please visit Student Services or the Library on Level 5
 

Troubleshooting or Questions?

For troubleshooting please contact Student Services.

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

Pick-up and Drop-off Hours:

Monday, Thursday & Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Loans are 4 days in duration with no extensions.

Contact Us:

James Barr

Design Technology Advisor

PH: +61 (3) 81993175  

E: dtsmelbourne@laureate.edu.au

 

Booking specialist facilities and services

Students have access to a variety of facilities and services:

  • Photography Studio
  • VR Room
  • Design Software support
  • Counseling services

To view available times, or to make a booking please visit Student Services or book online

Please note: Due to equipment health and safety reasons, Photography Studio bookings may only be made by Photography students, alumni and lecturers. Thank you for understanding. 

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.

 

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 members

Natacha Yabre 

Laura Cannelle Le Bihan

Joyce Gabriel 

Harish Reddy

 

 

 

 

 

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.


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

 
 

Contact us

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

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

 

Campus information

196 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Campus hours

During term

Mon - Thurs: 7.30am- 9.30pm
Fri: 7.30am - 6.00pm

During term break

Mon- Fri: 7.30am to 6.00pm

Student Services hours

During term

Mon - Thurs: 7.30am - 5.30pm
Fri: 7.30am to 5.00pm

During term break

Mon - Fri: 9.00am to 5.00pm

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

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.

Welcome Books

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Download your Welcome Book

 


Official Merchandise Store

Order your official Torrens University merchandise here.