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Flinders St campus news and information

Are you a Billy Blue or Media Design School student?

We're challenging you to shift your perspective on the world around you in an innovative way. Re-think how you see the world by capturing something from a new perspective. 

The brief

Using equipment hired (for free) from the Design Technology Store on campus (the MDS AV Hub on the Auckland campus), or using your own, we challenge you to shift your perspective on the world around you in an innovative way. Re-think how you see the world by capturing something from a new perspective. Clichéd images should be avoided. Digital manipulation in post is permitted, but to only enhance the authenticity of the moment captured. Details on applicable adjustments see below under the heading Digital Manipulation*.

Open to all students at Billy Blue College of Design, Torrens University Australia and Media Design School, you will need to sign up to Frontier to participate and submit. All entries will be shown in the gallery below and later judged for prize-winning submissions. See prizes below. Judges will be selected from each campus to ensure fairness. For more information, click here.

Submissions close midnight 17 November 2019 

Prizes

First prize: $800.00
Second prize: $400.00
Third prize: $100.00


Conversation Cafe

For All Students

Improve your English speaking skills and IELTS practice.

When: Every Thursday

Time: 12.00pm -- 1.00pm

Location: Level 5, Library Meeting Rooms

For more information contact: Linah Tan linah.tan@laureate.edu.au

 

Meet NGV Uni Student Afternoon

Take a study break with art, design, coffee and friends!

Get to know the NGV Collection and exhibitions in an interactive guided tour packed with stories, discussion, activities and surprises. There is always something new to discover, with a different theme each month and opportunities to meet new people. 

When: Check Here to check the available time for booking

Cost: Free. Student ID required on arrival.

Location: Ground Level, NGV Australia

 

No Classes on Melbourne Cup Public Holiday

The Melbourne Cup is Australia's most famous annual Thoroughbred horse race. It is a 3200-metre race for three-year-olds and over, conducted by the Victoria Racing Club on the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

There will be no classes on Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday, 5 November 2019. Enjoy this day off with family and friends!

 

 

 

International Students’ Accommodation Legal Service

If you are an international student living in Melbourne and paying for accommodation, you have the same rights and obligations as everyone else living in Victoria. This includes:

  • what you need to do when it comes to paying a bond
  • the minimum standards to expect of a rooming house and its rooms
  • what to do if there is a problem with where you are staying.

When: Every week on Friday, until 30 Jun 2020

Time: 11.00am - 2.00pm

For more detailed information, please check  Study Melbourne

 

Interior Design Student Mentoring

30 minute one-on-one sessions are available for InDesign, Photoshop, SketchUp, SUPodium and AutoCAD

To book, contact: britney.thomas@laureate.edu.au

Group workshops are also available:

Wk7 - Tuesday in 5.05 and Wednesday in 5.14 10:00am - 11:00am
Wk8 - Tuesday in 5.05 and Wednesday in 5.14 10:00am - 11:00am
Wk9 - Tuesday in 5.05 and Wednesday in 5.14 10:00am - 11:00am
Wk10 - Tuesday in 5.05 and Wednesday in 5.14 10:00am - 11:00am
Wk11 - Tuesday in 5.05 and Wednesday in 5.14 10:00am - 11:00am
Wk12 - Tuesday in 5.05 and Wednesday in 5.14 10:00am - 11:00am

 

 


Software Support workshops, T3 2019 [Weeks 1-12]

Get help with Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop with Mel Robertson

Weekly workshops focus on a different tool or technique each week.

  • Wednesdays 10am - 11am, Rm 5.14

Drop in sessions for one-on-one help on a first in, first served basis

  • Wednesdays 11am - 12pm, Library (Level 5)
  • Thursdays 12pm - 2pm, Library (level 5)

Digital Media workshops, T3 2019 [Weeks 1-12]

Improve your coding, WordPress, Animation and Video Editing Skills with Danni Liu.

Bring your laptop with Atom/Dream Weaver CC, WordPress, Premiere Pro and/or AfterEffects CC installed.

Make an appointment for one-on-one help by booking online ir emailing Danni at dliu@laureate.net.au

  • Mondays 11:30am - 2:30pm, Rm 2.07
  • Thursdays 11:30am - 2:30pm, Rm 2.07

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.

 


 

Developmental Academic Skills Schedule

 

At Torrens University Australia, we are excited to offer you after hours developmental academic skills workshops to help you succeed in Trimester 3 and beyond.
 

WHEN

FOCUS

TIME/ONLINE LOCATION

Tuesday 3rd September

Writing skills:

Introductions, conclusions and paragraphing. Structure of an essay

6.30pm – 7.30pm (Sydney time)

https://zoom.us/j/6436431075

 

Wednesday 4th September

Academic writing: Accuracy/cohesion/coherence

7.00pm-8.00pm (Sydney time)

https://zoom.us/j/6436431075

 

Thursday 5th September

Academic integrity:

How to avoid plagiarism, paraphrasing and referencing

6.30pm-7.30pm (Sydney time)

https://zoom.us/j/6436431075

 

Monday 9th September

Time management:

Why time management matters, goal setting, planning and activation. Reading skills.

6.30pm-7.30pm (Sydney time)

https://zoom.us/j/6436431075

 

Tuesday 10th September

Writing skills:

Introductions, conclusions and paragraphing. Structure of an essay and report

7.00pm – 8.00pm (Sydney time)

https://zoom.us/j/6436431075

 

Thursday 12th September

Academic integrity:

How to avoid plagiarism - paraphrasing and referencing

6.30pm-7.30pm (Sydney time)

https://zoom.us/j/6436431075

 

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:

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.

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

Program Managers

Program Coordinators

Clinical Placement Coordinators

Adelaide

Maureen Rogan

Carol Letts

Jan Roper

Brisbane

Sharon Peut

Anastasia Johnson

Olga Dopper

Melbourne

Bianca Rohlje

Jennie Mather (Acting)

 

Sydney

Alan Brown

Suzanne Hyde (Acting)

 

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

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 email itservicedesk@think.edu.au or contact Student Services.

Design Technology Store

The Design Technology Store provides the campus community with access to cameras, lighting and other equipment to support teaching and learning activities. Equipment available from the Media Equipment Store includes:

Book equipment

The online booking portal can be used to place a reservation at any time. Pick-up and drop-off must occur during the opening hours.


Borrowing and collection policies

Maximum loan period is 4 days

Please note: this may be shortened during periods of heavy demand.

Pick-up and drop-off hours:

Monday 8.00am - 4.00pm
Thursday 8.00am - 4.00pm
Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm

Contact

For queries please get in touch during opening hours:

Design Technology Advisor
dtsmelbourne@laureate.edu.au

How to book

For an overview of how to use the booking system please see the following video tutorial. Please note there may be minor differences using the Melbourne bookings portal.

 


 

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 – Mark Kennedy on 0478 302083.

  • 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 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

 
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Blackboard Help

Contact us

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

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

 

Campus information

196 FlindersSt, 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 - 7.00pm
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