Torrens University is continuing to review and monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. We will provide updated information and advice to students, staff, partners and visitors as it becomes available. You can read more on our approach on our newly created COVID-19 website.
We have a great series of workshops each trimester to assist you with your study skills, course skills, and wellbeing
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We’re excited to offer you online workshops to help develop essential study skills. These include time management, critical thinking, referencing and much more.
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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.
We are excited to offer our new International Students online drop in sessions to meet your International Student Advisors, along with other new students and to help keep you connected.
If you have any questions on overseas health cover, accommodation, Covid-19 welfare, student visa study requirements and anything that you are struggling with on your transition to Australia or University, please attend.
Compulsory registration through your Eventbrite invitation that has been email to the email address you provided us with on your enrolment. Any questions please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
All workshops are listed in Sydney time (AEST)
View the full schedule here.
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
We’re excited to offer you online workshops to help keep you connected.
Check out the full schedule of workshops schedule for your Study Success
To ensure you and your computer are ready to start in week 1, watch this introductory workshop that will take you through the basic difference between each Adobe 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.
Having trouble using Adobe Software? Don't know your InDesign from your Photoshop?
Join us for design software 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 a range of software.
Software covered: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat
Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat - Session Times
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New for Trimester 3 2020!
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.
Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects: 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 at 10 am Andy 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 Andy your projects or just watch him using the software.
Maya and Houdini: Join this workshop and ... 1. Review and learn common 3D Workflows 2. Get help and support for any 3D, VFX related questions or difficulties. Click here for a schedule of what each week's Workshop will cover.
Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects Workshop
Maya and Houdini Workshop
Wednesdays 10 am - 11 am
Run by Andy Marsh
Thursdays 10 am - 11 am
Run by Ivan Kintar
New for Trimester 3: AutoCAD and rendering workshops!
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 Wen Fitzgerald. You will receive assistance with developing or up-skilling your existing skills in SketchUp.
Make sure you have the latest version of SketchUp Pro or SketchUp Make installed on your computer.
BOOK AN ONLINE SESSION (starting Week 3)
Click on the button below to select a workshop you wish to attend. Workshops are held every Tuesday, 4 pm-5 pm AEST
Make sure you have the latest version of SketchUp Pro or SketchUp Make installed on your computer.Attend the Session
MISSED AN ONLINE SESSION?
Never fear, they've been recorded for you! Check back from Wednesday 30 September to watch the recordings.
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 AutoCADworkshops on Tuesdays, 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.
RENDERING WORKSHOPS [Weeks 6-12]
Working on presentations and want to create better renders? Want to be able to show lecturers (and clients) your big ideas through 3d views? Want to work out which rendering technique is best to use for your particular project?
Join us for our weekly Digital Rendering workshops on Fridays, facilitated by one of our interior design lecturers! This Trimester, the workshops will be run by Eliza Binney. You will receive assistance with developing your own rendering style using a rename of different techniques and programs.
Need extra help? See a mentor!
Are you studying the Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration and need help? Come to our weekly mentor sessions, beginning Week 1!
Run by one of our interior design lecturers, you'll receive:
Sessions are held every Friday, 10 am -12 pm AEST (AEDST from 4 October onwards) and will be run by Stephen Dwyer.
Please make sure you have your computer and mouse, and arrive 10 minutes early so the session can start on time.
Any questions? Feel free to e-mail either Stephen or Eliza Binney!Attend the Session
New for Trimester 3 2020!
Join us for our Game Design workshop, facilitated by one of our design lecturers. These workshops are delivered online, so you can attend these sessions from anywhere!
Having trouble with Substance, Maya or a game engine like Unity & Unreal? Need some pointers in getting the most from them to complete your Assessments or personal projects? Join us each week for an ad-hoc problem solving session! All questions and problems welcome.
Workshops will be held every Monday from 3 - 4 pm AEST and will be run by Danny McGillick. Please ensure that you are logged in 10 minutes before the session starts.
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.
Having trouble drawing fashion flats in Illustrator?
Join this 2-part workshop run over weeks 6 & 7 by Danielle Morrish. The workshops 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.
PART 1 : Friday 23rd October
PART 2 : Friday 30th October
11:30am – 1:30pm (AEST) (Please join 5mins early so we can start on-time).
Note: Please download the following working files prior to the session Click here.
Nurse's Buddy Hub
The Australian College of Nursing has launched an initiative to support nurses during the pandemic. Click on the image below to check out the details and how to get connected:
Our Paralympian legend
We’re so excited to have the awe-inspiring, Paralympian gold medalist, Dylan Alcott as special guest speaker at our Graduation Without Borders, coming up on 6 November. His worldwide success in sport inspires legions of fans, especially having defied the odds through life. We can’t wait to have Dylan join us live.
#TUAGrad2020 #TorrensUni #TUAClassof2020 #DylanAlcott
Are you a Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University student?
Using a high-quality camera, we challenge you to capture 3 images that showcase water. Be creative and innovative, consider the sources of water, how it can be contained, how it interacts with other elements and how its environment and motion mould it.
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 at Torrens University Australia, 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.
Submissions close midnight 15 November 2020
First prize: $500
Second prize: $300
Third prize: $200
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:
We have a wide range of campus facilities available to students to help you get the most from your education.
Free lockers are available on Levels 2 and 3.
See Student Services to register and you'll be assigned a locker for the year.
Flinders Street Station: 2 minute walk
Tram stops: 2 minute walk
Routes: 1, 3,5,6, 16, 35, 64, 65, 70, 72 and 75
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 Course Structure document below. Your Course Structure lists the subjects you need to successfully complete to achieve your qualification.
HLT514115 - Diploma of Nursing
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.
Clinical Placement Coordinators
Students are required to undertake 400 hours of unpaid Clinical Placements which may be located anywhere in Australia.
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.
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.
Campus WiFi connection details:
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.
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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.
Find out how to get help with Blackboard here.
Content: For study related printing, scanning and copying, please visit Student Services or the Library on Level 5
The Design Technology Store provides the campus community with support and information about a range of camera, lighting and audio equipment.
Contact us today with your questions, email@example.com, or take a look at the tutorials page.
Students have access to a variety of facilities and 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.
To ensure you stay safe on and off campus we recommend you take the following precautions:
After hours emergency, call 000 or your local Campus Director – Terese McAleese on 0478 302 083.
The designated assembly area for the Campus is located outside of St Paul Cathedral on Flinders St.
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:
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
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:
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