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University Wide Workshops

Workshops

 

We have a great series of workshops each trimester to assist you with your study skills, course skills, and wellbeing.

Study Success Sessions

We’re excited to offer you online workshops to help develop essential study skills. These include time management, critical thinking, referencing and much more.

Check out the full schedule.

 Success Coach Sessions

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.

 International Student Virtual Support Sessions

We are excited to offer our new International Students virtual support sessions.  If you have questions about student visa study requirement, OSHC, subject selection, the learning portal (Blackboard), your student email or anything else then please join us at one of our virtual support sessions. You will be able to talk to us in real time and get an instant response.

View the full schedule here. All workshops are listed in Sydney time (AEST)

Alternatively feel free to email us at intstudentadvisor@torrens.edu.au or book a private session here.

 

 Wellbeing - Virtual Guided Meditation Sessions

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.

Campus Specific Workshops

 

Online Campus Workshop

How to write a targeted Resume  19-May-2021 @ 11:30am AEST

Discover the resume writing strategies used by top candidates and the expectations of the Australian industry environment.

 

 

 

Join Here

 

 

 



How to write a targeted Cover Letter  26-May-2021 @ 11:30am AEST

Stand out from the crowd with the tools and techniques to write a cover letter that hooks the reader and gets you to the interview room.

 

 

 

Join Here

 

 

 


Job Interview Strategies  27-May-2021 @ 11:30am AEST

The session provides you with interview strategies to help you prepare, to build your confidence and make a great first impression.

 

 

 

Join Here

 

 

 



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

 

 

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Brisbane campus workshops

List of workshops

For an easy list of all available workshops, you can go to the Workshop page. This page is also located on the Student Central page.

There are many online workshops for software skills (Adobe, SketchUp etc) and mentoring sessions. Check the page regularly for future content. 


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Welcome to Adobe Workshop

To ensure you and your computer are ready, 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.

This recorded session is open to ALL Design and Creative Technology students at ALL campuses.

 WATCH HERE

 

Fitzroy campus workshops

There are no campus specific workshops scheduled at this time.

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)
Book a Session

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.


The Rocks campus workshops

Pyrmont campus workshops

 

Please see links to workshops below


Study Success Sessions

We’re excited to offer you online workshops to help develop essential study skills. These include time management, critical thinking, referencing and much more.

Check out the full schedule.

International Student Advisor Drop In Sessions

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: intstudentadvisor@torrens.edu.au

All workshops are listed in Sydney time (AEST)

View the full schedule here.

Wellbeing - Virtual Guided Meditation Sessions

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.

 

Kent St campus workshops

There are no campus specific workshops scheduled at this time.


 

Ultimo campus workshops

List of workshops

 

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Welcome to Adobe Workshop

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. 

Watch the Workshop here!


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 a range of software.

  • Our 1:1 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 activity file prior to the session time.
  • 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

Mondays (AEST Time)

Session 1 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm  

Session 2 - 1:15 pm to 2:15 pm  

Tuesdays (AEST 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 (AEST 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 (AEST 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 AEST Time) Book a Session
JOIN IN FOR A GROUP SESSION
Thursdays: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (activity sessions AEST Time)
Join Session

Digital Media Workshops, T1 2020 [Weeks 2-12]

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!

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 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.

HTML/CSS/JS Coding Support Workshops: 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.

Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects
HTML/CSS/JS Coding Support

Wednesdays 9:30 am - 11 am

Run by Andy Marsh

Attend the Workshop

Tuesdays 11:30 am - 1 pm

Run by David Agius

Attend the Workshop

Thursdays 9:30 am - 11 am

Run by Andy Marsh

Attend the Workshop

 

Thursdays 11:30 am - 1 pm

Run by David Agius

Attend the Workshop

 

 


Interior Design Workshops and Mentor Sessions, T1 2021

SKETCHUP WORKSHOPS [Weeks 2-12]

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 ULTIMO SESSION (ONLINE)

Workshops are held on Mondays from 4 pm - 5 pm. 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.

 

Attend the workshop

 

BOOK AN ONLINE OPEN 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 SKETCHUP SESSION?

Never fear, they've been recorded for you!

 

AutoCAD Sessions for DIPIDD Students [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.

Workshops are held every Friday from 10 am - 11 am. 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.

Attend a Session

 
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 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 your own rendering style using a rename of different techniques and programs. You MUST have completed Design Drawing prior to attending this workshop, and you need to email Eliza prior to attending for further information.

BOOK AN ON ULTIMO SESSION (ONLINE)

Workshops are held Tuesday 9 am - 11 am from Weeks 4-10. 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.

Attend the workshop

 
Need extra help? See a mentor!

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 [Weeks 2-12]

Workshops are held Tuesday from 4:30 pm - 6 pm (On Campus) in room 1.11 and Friday 8 am - 10 am (Online) from Weeks 2-12. For online sessions 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.

Any questions? Feel free to e-mail either Naomi Valle or Eliza Binney

Attend the Session

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

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 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 Assesments or personal projects?

Workshops will be held every Tuesday from 1:30 pm - 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

Can't wait a week? Join our Discord Workshop community and post a question in one of our HELP channels right now!

Join Discord

 Fashion Design Workshop, T1 2021 [Week 6 & 7]

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 : Thursday 25 March 2021 
PART 2 : Thursday 1 April 2021
11:30am – 1:30pm (AEST) (Please join 5 mins early so we can start on-time).

Note: Please download the following working files prior to the session Click here.

Attend the Session

 

A guide to your platforms/tools

Student Portal

Access via single-sign on? Yes

This is is where you can:

  • select your subjects and register for classes
  • check your finance information
  • update your profile
  • check your final results for the study period

 

Student App

Log in using your Office 365 student email credentials

Your free, handy app to access key resources and information for your studies and connect with your classmates and lecturers.

 

Blackboard

Access via single-sign on? Yes

Your Learning Portal is called Blackboard. This is where you go for:

  • course and subject learning content
  • submitting assessments
  • checking assessment marks
  • key study resources

Blackboard Screenshot

Library

Access catalogue via single-sign on? Yes

Your Library can assist with:

  • finding articles, books, eBooks, journals, peer reviewed material
  • academic skills support 
  • academic integrity and referencing guides
  • study success workshops
  • and much more

Library Catalogue Screenshot

Careers Connect

Access via single-sign on? Yes

Careers Connect is a platform that connects Students, Industry, and Success Coaches. You can access:

  • resume & cover letter review services 
  • view and RSVP to Careers & Industry-related events
  • search & apply for:
    • casual, part-time and graduate jobs
    • volunteering, work-integrated learning, placements and virtual internships
  • complete virtual mock interviews
  • access online resources & webinars relating to job search, career planning, and graduate employment

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Student Email and Office 365

Access via single-sign on? Yes

Access to your student email account and office 65 Apps:

  • Outlook
  • OneDrive
  • Excel
  • Word
  • PowerPoint
  • Teams

Office 365 apps

Information for staff