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The Pyrmont Campus is home to the Jansen Newman Institute, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Australian National College of Beauty, Think Education, and Torrens University Australia.


Pyrmont campus news and information

 

Subject Selection is now open!

Classes have limited spaces so make sure you plan ahead and lock in your subjects now.

Enrolling into your subjects is easy! Here's how:

  1. Refer to your course structure
  2. Use the Subject Selection tool within 'My Account' to choose your classes

 

Subject Selection Events 

Over the next few weeks we encourage you to meet with your Success Coach and Student Services team to discuss your enrolment and subject selection options for Trimester 3. 

Please check out the schedule of events that will be hosted in weeks 9,10 and 11, including drop in sessions from your Campus Director, treats and snacks, and assistance from your Student Services Advisors. 

Download the T3 Subject Selection Events 




Upcoming Symposium on Resilience and Success in Higher Education

Tuesday 3 September from 1pm -5pm at the Billy Blue College of Design 46-52 Mountain St, Ultimo.

The Symposium is aimed at High School and Tertiary Education students and teachers, lecturers and parents as well as youth and community workers supporting young people to achieve their goals in education and career planning. The event will aim to support students who are currently experiencing mental distress that impacts their ability to successfully engage with their studies and possibly with employment, to understand the stresses resulting in transitional stages of life, the soft skills required for success, the support mechanisms available and develop positive mental health strategies and a strengths based approach to wellbeing.

Please register here

For more information please email: marcia.teperman@laureate.edu.au


Need to calm your mind? 

Find clarity at one of our meditation sessions on campus. 

Now you can join staff and students for 15-20 minutes of meditation twice a week!

Meditation sessions are run by our campus counselor Miriam Holder. 

Where: Classroom 5.13 

Cost: FREE

When: Every Tuesday at 2.30pm & Thursday at 11.am

 

If you are feeling stressed or need support don't forget your campus provides free and confidential counseling to all face-to-face and online students enrolled in Australia.

 

For more information on the counseling services offered by your campus click here.


Health Speaker Series 

This trimester we have a great selection of guest speakers to keep you up to date with the latest career and industry topics, please join us for these upcoming webinars & on-campus sessions: 

 

Trimester 2 

       

Career Advancement Week 

Room 5.10   


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Join us each Monday to hear from Natural Medicine industry leaders. Our guest speakers will provide insight on different career options, share their industry experience, provide insight and more.  This is an opportunity for you to network with industry, to learn and ask all the career related questions you may have!  We have a great line-up for you including: 
 
Week 2 - NHAA                                            Week 7  -  MR VITAMINS
Week 3 - INTEGRIA                                     Week 8  -  BioMEDICA
Week 4 - METAGENICS                               Week 9  -  HEALTH SPACE CLINICS
Week 5 - BioCONCEPTS                             Week 10 - EAGLE
Week 6 - BioCEUTICALS                             Week 11 -  MEDI HERB

Health Speaker Series: Gut health and its impact on the skin

Tuesday 25th June, 10am, room 5.14

 

Chiza Westcarr has developed a reputation as an extremely engaging and knowledgeable speaker, she holds a Masters of Human Nutrition, Adv. Dip. of Nutritional Medicine and Bachelor of Health Science and will be speaking on the connection between nutrition and gut health.  Join us for this informative webinar where she will be sharing insights on how she has successfully treated numerous conditions such as gut dysbiosis, IBS, eczema, psoriasis, PCOS, acne, rosacea and more.
 

Register for the webinar link here.

 

Health Speaker Series: Registration of Naturopaths 

Wednesday, 31st July, 6.30pm - 7.30pm 


ARONAH and Torrens University have come together to deliver this engaging webinar with presenter Jackie Arbuckle who is the chair of ARONAH (Australian Register of Naturopaths and Herbalists), presenting on the issue of registration of Naturopaths.

Register for the webinar link here.


T2 Academic Workshops 

Develop and improve your academic literacy by attending one of our academic workshops this trimester. 
 
The Learning Support team run workshops as well as individual sessions, on campus and online, to help you with writing skills, understanding plagiarism and how to manage your time effectively (plus much, much more). 
 
Get help with:
 
• Writing (essays and reports)
• Academic integrity
• Information literacy
• Study techniques
• Time management
 
For more information on the times, dates and locations of these workshops, please refer to the document below.

Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) 

Whether you are a top performer, or could use some improvement, you will benefit from the skills and understanding gained from attending PASS. PASS sessions are facilitated by senior students who have excelled in science subjects. Many students each year find these subjects challenging, and PASS is a great way to help get through it together. So come along, and bring any questions you have and work together with your peers to enhance your grades!  

For more information about PASS sessions click here. 

T2 Weeks 2 - 11

Workshop

Wednesday 

10am - 11am 

Room 5.01

 Anatomy & Physiology 1

Wednesday 

10am - 11am 

Room 5.13

Anatomy & Physiology 2

Tuesday 

11.30am -12pm 

Room 5.14 

Note: Week 3 will be in Room 5.10

 Bioscience 

 

Peer Assisted Study Sessions (Online) 

PASS session 

Workshop

Saturday 

12pm - 1pm 

 Anatomy & Physiology 1

Wednesday 

8pm - 9pm 

Anatomy & Physiology 2

Tuesday 

11.30am -12pm 

Room 5.14 

Note: Week 3 will be in Room 5.10

 Bioscience 

 
All online PASS sessions can be accessed via a Collaborate link posted in the relevant Blackboard unit .
 
For more information regarding the timetable or any queries regarding the PASS program, please email pass@torrens.edu.au  
 

Winter Wellness Herbal Infusions

This trimester the Pyrmont Wellbeing Centre is offering Herbal tea Infusion consultations.

Treat yourself to a herbal tea infusion that is specially formulated for your individual wellbeing & needs.

The 30 minute Herbal infusion consultation will be professionally formulated by a Student Practitioner.

For your first consultation each student will receive 20% off the retail price for the tea infusion. 

For more information on this service click here.

With a focus on building a creative, social and collaborative learning environment for all students, the Think Education Pyrmont Campus brings a fresh and career-focused approach to your learning. During your time at Pyrmont 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

 

Pyrmont campus has a wide range of campus facilities available to help you get the most from your education, including:

  • Student break-out area
  • Library
  • Campus wide Wi-Fi
  • Beauty rooms
  • Dispensary (for medication and medical supplies)
  • Counselling consultation rooms
  • Nourish Café
  • Think Wellbeing Centre where you can book a treatment

Pyrmont’s Think Wellbeing Centre offers you as a student the chance to practice your skills under expert supervision.

Open to the general public, students and staff, come in as a client and use some of the outstanding yet affordable services the Think Wellbeing Centre has to offer.

Contact us

Level 1, 235 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont, NSW 2009

1300 738 256

 wellbeingpyrmont@laureate.net.au

How to get here:

Public transport nearby:

Central Station:
15 minute walk
Sydney, Intercity and Regional trains
Town Hall Station:
15 minute walk

 

Harris St
City Bus services 443 and 501 run regularly along Harris Street
Short walk

 

Convention Centre
Light rail station
Short walk

Plan your trip:

 

 Car parking

Public parking: 320 Harris Street, Darling Harbour for more details see http://www.secureparking.com.au/car-parks/australia/nsw/sydney/harris-street

Street parking is available close to the campus and there are two secure carparks near the Pyrmont Campus:

Campus WiFi

To help with your studies, we provide free WiFi at Pyrmont Campus so you can also access the Internet on your own devices.

Wireless name: ThinkWireless

Password: thinkb81

 

How to print on campus

1. Log in to thinkprint - http://thinkprint

  • Use your student ID and My Account password

2. Top up your account if required

  • Click the 'Top Up by Credit Card' tab
  • Enter amount and your credit card details and click 'Pay Now"
  • Your account will be immediately credited - no refunds are available

3. Upload your documents

  • Click on the 'Web Print' tab and click 'Submit Job'
  • Select the printer name
  • Click the button '2. Print Options and Account Settings' and select number of copies.
  • Click 'Upload from Computer' or drag your files in to the gray box - you can only upload file types: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PSF and XPS
  • Click 'Upload & Complete'
  • Your file will then be sent to the printer queue. Log out of Papercut.

4. Release your print job

  • Log in to the printer by swiping your student ID card on the printer's card device (if you don't have your student ID card handy you can enter your details manually)
  • The machine will give you the option to print, copy or scan. Select 'Print'
  • Select your print job in the list using the touch screen
  • Press 'Print' and you're done!
  • The cost of your print job will be displayed when the job is selected

 

Student Computers

There are PCs available for student use in the library

 

IT Troubleshooting

For troubleshooting please email itservicedesk@think.edu.au or see Student Services.

If you are having trouble with other IT issues contact itservicedesk@think.edu.au

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 - Georgie Bellas 0435 966 477

  • Wear your student ID card at all times
  • Never leave your belongings unattended
  • Do not bring unnecessary valuable 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)

Emergency assembly area

The designated assembly area for Think Education Pyrmont Campus is on the Pyrmont Street end of Camden Lane.

 

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.


What is being an SRC member like?

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

 


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

 

Finding accommodation near campus

There is a range of housing options available near the Pyrmont campus. Options include student apartments (see Urbannest or UniLodge) and private rentals (see www.realestate.com.au or www.domain.com.au). For international students we are also registered with the Australian Homestay Network (AHN).


Tips for finding accommodation

  • Don’t rely on photos on a website, make sure you visit the accommodation
  • Avoid paying a deposit on a place you have never seen
  • Never give out personal details to someone you’ve never met in exchange for more information about a property
  • Be aware of your rights as a tenant and get advice from the proper channels

If you need additional assistance, Student Services can help you with further resources.

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Contact us

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

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

 

Campus Address

235 Pyrmont Street, Sydney, NSW 2009

Campus hours

During term

Mon - Thurs: 7.30am - 10.00pm
Fri: 7.30am - 6.00pm
Sat: 9.00am - 4.00pm

During term break

Mon - Fri: 8.00am - 6.00pm

Student Services Hours

During term

Mon - Thurs: 8.00am - 6.30pm
Fri: 8.00am - 6.00pm
Sat: 9.00am - 4.00pm

During term break

Mon - Fri: 8.00am - 6.00pm

Your Student Services team can help with:
  • Enrollment and subject selection
  • Applying for leave, special consideration and extensions
  • Contacting support services
  • ... and much more

Exam Timetable