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Flinders St campus news and information

World Food Day!

Taste the flavours of the world while supporting a good cause.

You can register as a host to bring a dish, or as a guest to try the tasty treats on offer!

Represent your hometown this World Food Day by bringing in a dish from your country or region. Entry is via gold coin donation - the proceeds of which go to Youth Projects, an organisation dedicated to helping disadvantaged youth in Melbourne get back on their feet. 

When: 11:00am - 12:00pm, Tuesday October 16th
Where: Ground Floor

Register at the link, or for more information email kgay@laureate.net.au

 


Spooky Wednesday

It's that time of year again!

Get out your most spook-tacular costume and get into the Halloween spirit on campus this October 31st.

Two prizes are up for grabs this time around for best dressed student and best dressed staff member, so get into it! The spookier the better ^_^

When: All day - Wednesday October 31st

If you'd like to enter our competition, just visit Student Services on the day...but beware...the team may not quite be feeling like themselves... 

 


Torrens Uni Student Social

Let loose in the lanes of Strike Bowling QV - the lights will be turned down and we'll crank up the fun! The sweet sound system will keep you bouncing between bowls.

Tickets are subsidised by the school, with students paying only $22 for 2 games, shoe hire and delicious pizza to enjoy. 

When: Wednesday December 5th
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Where: Strike Bowling QV

Join solo and make a heap of new friends, or register with your fellow classmates to form a team.

 


Connection Breakfast Club (CBC)

International students, this one is for you!

Come and connect over breakfast, and share your experiences amongst other international students.

Take this opportunity to build networks and make friends in a relaxed and casual atmosphere.

Breakfast is provided, you just need to register!

When: Every Wednesday, starting October 17th
Time: Any time from 7:45am - 9:00am
Where: Rm 5.10 in the Library

If you can't make it to campus but want to skype in, email simone.bell@laureate.edu.au
 


 

Design software Free 1 on 1 sessions (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

Join us for design software workshops three times a week:

  • Mondays: 1.00pm - 2.00pm 
  • Wednesdays: 11.00am - 2.00pm 
  • Thursdays: 11.00am - 3.00pm 

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

The sessions are designed to help you master software such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.

Bring your laptop with the software you wish to learn already installed.

Interested? Make an appointment now with Mel Robertson on mrobertson@laureate.net.au
 

Code and Wordpress workshops

Join us for design software workshops:

  • Mondays: 2.30pm  - 5.30pm 

The workshops help you improve Code and WordPress skills. Bring your laptop with Atom or DreamWeaver CC & WordPress installed. 

Interested? Make an appointment now with Danni Liu ondliu@laureate.net.au


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.

Media equipment loans

The media equipment service 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:

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.

Book equipment


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:

Sone Sacdpraseuth, Digital Media Technician
sone.sacdpraseuth@laureate.edu.au

How to book

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

 


 

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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Contact us

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

Nursing contacts

1300 882 268
 THINK Health: nursing.melbourne@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 5.30pm

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