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Student Hub: Sydney - The Rocks

Subject Selection Now Open

Subject Selection online drop-in sessions

Do you have questions about using the Subject Selection tool in your Student Portal? Drop in to one of our sessions and chat to our helpful team.

View the schedule here.

Return to Campus

The Rocks Campus is now open!

The campus is open for classes, access to computers, self-study spaces and Student Services support. 

Appropriate measures have been taken to ensure your safety on campus. We ask that you check in to campus and follow the guidelines in place for your well-being and the well-being of others.

Please check your classroom on Student Portal and if still not sure, Student Services will be there to help you. 

Please refer to the NSW COVID-19 website for specific state restrictions, health recommendations and travel information.

Campus check-in using the Service NSW app

The check-in process on campus has changed.

You will now need to use the Service NSW app to check in.

When you have the Service NSW app on your phone and use it to check in, you just scan the QR code with the phone camera, and the app's check-in page automatically opens.

The app can remember your details for an even faster check-in next time. You can also use it to check out of a venue, for more accurate contact tracing.

Download the Service NSW app

Download on the App Store  Get it on Google Play

Service NSW

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.

The Rocks campus workshops

The Rocks campus - News and Information


 

Join Us in the Trimester Break Activities - Running Challenge, Afternoon Trivia, English Corner!

Open to ALL students, and the event is brought to you by International Student Advisor team. Registration not required!

  • TUA/Think Education Running Challenge (17-27 May)

This trimester break, join other TUA/Think Education students around the world in the TUA/THINK Education Running Challenge. You don’t have to be in Australia to compete, you just need a good pair of shoes. You will have 2 weeks to run/walk as many kilometers as you can. There will be a mystery prize to the person who runs/walks the most! The challenge starts on the 17th of May and closes on the 27th of May.

To join simply download the NRC (Nike Run Club) app, create an account, add ‘intstudentadvisor@torrens.edu.au’ as a friend and wait for your competition request to come through.

There will be a warm up session on the Monday, 17th of May at 3pm AEST – Join us on Zoom

The winner will be announced on Friday, 28th of May at 3pm AEST – Join us on Zoom

Good luck!
 

  • Afternoon of Trivia (24 May)

Give your brain muscles a workout over the trimester break and engage with your classmates with an afternoon of trivia.

Test your knowledge at this online quiz. Join us Monday, 24th at 4pm AEST – Join us on Zoom

 

  • English Corner Session (21 & 26 May)

Join your International Student Advisors and other students from around the world for some casual conversation. This is a great opportunity to meet other students and practice your English in a relaxed and casual environment. 

There are two sessions,

  1. Friday, 21st of May at 4pm AEST – Join us on Zoom
  2. Wednesday, 26th of May at 2pm AEST – Join us on Zoom

Hospitality, Culinary & Tourism Uniforms

As a student of our Hospitality, Culinary or Tourism courses, uniforms are an essential part of your applied learning experience.

To obtain your uniform, please read the information below and follow the instructions carefully.

  • Step 1: Check which items are required for your course. Refer to the uniform fact sheet for the full list of items.
  • Step 2: Click here to access the Fraser and Hughes uniform ordering portal.
  • Step 3: Once in the portal, click on View Size Guide Chart. Please take your own measurements and use the size guide to determine which size to order for each item.
  • Step 4: Return to the ordering portal, complete the required fields and submit the form.

All uniforms will be delivered to one of two locations and you will be notified once your items are ready for collection. Delivery can take up to 7 business days from the date of order.

  • Hospitality and Tourism students will collect uniforms from:
    William Blue Dining | 107 George Street, The Rocks 2000
     
  • Culinary students will collect uniforms (and knife sets) from:
    Crows Nest Kitchen | Ground Floor, 2 Ernest Place, Crows Nest 2065

We focus on building a creative, social and collaborative learning environment for all students. The Rocks Campus brings a fresh and career-focused approach to your learning.

 

During your time at The Rocks 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

 

We have a wide range of campus facilities available to students to help you get the most from your education. Our student facilities include:

  • A creative and professional study environment
  • Stylishly renovated and designed
  • Library and Learning Hub
  • Student lounge area
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Close to employment opportunities
  • Walking distance to popular cafes, eateries and public transport

How to get here:

Address: Level 3, 1 Hickson Road, The Rocks, Sydney 2000

 

Public transport nearby

Circular Quay: 5 minute walk
Wynyard: 15 minute walk
 
 

 

Plan your trip:

 

Car Parking

There is a secure carpark near The Rocks Campus. Please visit Parkopedia.com.au or Wilsonparking.com.au

Find your way around your campus

Tip: enter a room number in the search bar

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Kent St annex

Level 3, 333 Kent St Sydney

  • Spacious classrooms and breakout areas

Come to level 3 to see Student Services

Public transport:
Wynyard Station
4 minute walk

Crows Nest Kitchen: William Blue

Level 2, 2 Ernest Place,

St Leonards station:
10 minute walk

 

Crows Nest shops/Pacific Hwy:
2-5 minute walk

Download the Map with instructions bellow

 

 

Campus WiFi

We provide free WiFi at The Rocks Campus so you can also access the Internet on your own devices.

Wireless name: ThinkWireless

Password: thinkb81

IT requirements

You will need a computer to:

  • access digital learning resources
  • access video and audio recordings
  • submit and complete online assessments
  • participate in classroom discussion and collaboration via online communication and collaboration tools.

Minimum IT requirements for studying online

Computer hardware
  • Access to a desktop, laptop or tablet computer
  • Speakers or headset
  • Microphone
  • Web camera
Operating system
  • Mac users: OSX 10.8 and above
  • PC users: Windows 7 and above
Internet

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.

Web browser The recommended web browser to access Blackboard (your Learning Portal) is Firefox, in addition some audio PowerPoints will require Google Chrome.
Software

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.

Learning Portal (Blackboard)

Find out how to get help with Blackboard here.

 

Printing on campus

There are four printers located at The Rocks Campus.

To print from campus computers, your laptop or a tablet, you will need to visit a printing site called Paper Cut.

  • Go to http://thinkprint and log in using your student ID
  • Click on the Web Print tab
  • Click Submit a Job
  • Select the printer name: PYR_Library, A4/A3, BW/Colour etc.
  • Click the button '2. Print Options and Account Settings' and select number of copies.
  • Click the button '3. Upload Documents'
  • Click 'browse' to upload the file you wish to print. You can only upload file types: Word, Excel,Powerpoint,PSF and XPS.
  • Click the button 'Upload and Complete'
  • Your file will then be sent to the printer queue
  • Click Log Out
  • Go to a printer to release your print job

You can collect your job from any printer at the Rocks Campus by swiping your Student ID Card on the printer’s card reader.

The first time you swipe your Access Card, you will need to set up your username and password, which are the same as

your My Account login details.

Once you do this, your Access Card will be associated with the printer. The printer will prompt you when to enter your details in.

 

Troubleshooting or Questions?

For IT troubleshooting, visit Student Services on campus.

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

  • 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 incidents 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)

Student Representative Council

Building the vision. Creating the atmosphere. Strengthening the community.

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) bring student events to life and aim to make our community a better place by working within our three pillars: Community, Advocacy and Decision Making.

 


 

SRC President: 
Jessica | Bachelor of Business (Event Management)

Social Engagement 

Gustaf | Bachelor of Business
Bianca Bachelor of Business (Marketing) 
Riyan | Associate Degree of Culinary Management
Corey | Associate Degree of Culinary Management

Treasurer:
Renata | Bachelor of Business

Nicholas | Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)

 

 

Events:
Madeline | Bachelor of Business
Mary | Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
Wintar | Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)

Nicholas | Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)

Sienna | Diploma of Event Management
Lucas | Bachelor of Culinary Management

 


Events & Social Media

We organise a lot of fun events and initiatives throughout the trimester. You can find all the details and register for the events on the SRC social media pages.

Find out what events are coming up, check out the team's local recommendations, get to know your classmates and more!

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to keep up with all the latest info:

 instagram.com/srctherocks

 facebook.com/srctherocks


Your feedback is important

To fulfill 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


Contact your SRC via email: srctherocks@laureate.edu.au
or reach out to us via the social media pages listed above!

Contact us

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

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

 

Campus information

Address

Level 3, 1-5 Hickson Road
The Rocks, Sydney 2000

Campus hours

During term
Mon - Thur: 7.30 am to 10 pm
Fri: 7.30 am to 6 pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

During term break
Mon - Fri: 8.00am - 5.00pm
Weekend: Closed

Student Services hours

During term
Mon - Thur: 7.30am - 6.30pm
Fri: 7.30am - 6.00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

During term break
Mon - Fri: 8.00am - 5.00pm
Weekend: Closed

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

BMIHMS Cookbook

Presenting, the BMIHMS Cookbook

A cookbook that connects our global community 

The Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS) Student Representative Council have created a cookbook as it "felt like the perfect way to connect the global Torrens University community after being physically separate over the last year."

Read more and download the cookbook here.


Official Merchandise Store

Order your official Torrens University merchandise here.