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Student Hub: Sydney - Ultimo

Success Week T3 2018

It’s Success Week, a chance for you to get connected, get motivated and get job ready. This is the week you get the chance to meet-up with your Success Coach. Really simple, all of the events are fun, and we even give you the chance to get a great headshot ... but wait! I am getting ahead of myself! Below is the breakdown of the things you can do.

Speed coaching

2 stations will be set up in the student area at the Ultimo campus, where you will be able to "speed meet-up" with a coach.

Photo booth + Careers Connect

You can have your photo professionally taken by a photographer for your social media profile and we introduce you to Careers Connect

Digital Footprint "Health Check"

Social Media "Health checks" are offered by a Success Coach. Just top make sure you don’t have any of those embarrassing photos on display to the whole world.

Job Ready

We can also start helping you find that great job by checking your resume, cover letter and job research skills.

This is the week we get you started on building your career!

8th to the 12th October  

Monday – Tuesday 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Thursday – Friday 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Academic Skills Workshop

Join our specially designed Academic Skills workshop and set yourself up for success in your studies. Improve your skills in time management, referencing, and much more.

Check out the workshop schedule here.


Software skills workshops - T3

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:

For session times and locations see the Workshops tab.

Software skills workshops, T3 2018 [Weeks 1-12]

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.

You will receive assistance with developing or up-skilling existing skills in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, After Effects and Premiere.

  • Make sure you have the latest version of the Adobe Creative Suite installed on your computer.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early so we can start on time.

On-campus sessions

Weeks 1 & 2:
  • Mondays: 4.00 - 6.00pm - Room 1.11
  • Wednesdays: 12.30 - 2.30pm- Room 1.12
  • Thursdays: 12.30 - 2.30pm - Room 2.11
Weeks 3 to 12:
  • Mondays: 4.00 - 6.00pm - Room 1.11
  • Tuesdays: 3.00 - 5.00pm - Room 2.12
  • Thursdays: 4.00 - 6.00pm - Room 2.11

Drop in or email John Marsh on jmarsh@laureate.net.au to book.

Online sessions

  • Tuesdays: 1.30pm - 3.30pm [NSW time]
  • Wednesdays: 6.30pm - 8.30pm [NSW time]
  • Thursdays: 10.00am - 12.00noon [NSW time]

To join the online sessions you will need to:

  • have Collaborate Launcher installed on your computer, and
  • log in using this session link

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.

Our campus features open-plan spaces, high ceilings, lots of light and creative pods for learning, collaboration and entrepreneurship. This space draws its inspiration from cafés, restaurants and design studios rather than traditional institutions.

During your time at Ultimo 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

Campus facilities

At the Ultimo campus we have a wide range of facilities available to help you get the most from your education. Students have access to:

  • Laptop stations and breakout zones
  • Communal Apple desktops
  • Light filled studio spaces instead of traditional classrooms​
  • Learning Resource Library and Media Lab for equipment hire
  • Digital data projectors
  • Light boxes for conceptual work
  • Fully equipped photography studio
  • Exhibition spaces
  • B+W &colour photocopiers
  • PODs
  • Campus wide Wi-Fi
  • Counselling consultation room
  • Showers
  • Bike racks
  • On-site café
  • ​Student kitchen including fridges, microwave, sandwich press & filtered water
  • 24 hour access area

How to get here:

Address: 46-52 Mountain St, Ultimo, Sydney, NSW 2007

 

Public transport nearby:

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

 

Broadway:
2 minute walk
Regular buses, day and night

 

Central or Glebe
Light rail stations
15-20 minute walk

Plan your trip:

 

 Car parking

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

  • Broadway Shopping Centre: 1 Bay Street Broadway
    (corner of Broadway and Bay St)
    Student discount rate: $20 all day (Monday to Friday)
  • InterparkUTS: Thomas Street Ultimo
    Located at the University of Technology Sydney.
    Rates: from $12 up to $25 maximum for the day.

 

Bike racks

We have free, secure bike racks available for for student use.

Speak to Student Services to arrange bike rack access.

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

 

Computer requirements

All students are expected to have access to a computer with:

  • a set of standard software packages
  • internet connectivity

You will need a computer for:

  • assessments,
  • using the library catalogue,
  • online resources,
  • accessing the learning portal and your student portal.

If you don't have a computer - think about how you'll get access to one for your study.

On-campus students are required to have a laptop with necessary software installed

You should bring your laptop with you to class every day.

As well as a computer you will need to have computer skills.
Not confident? Try doing a course on Lynda.com.

 

Browsing the internet

We recommend using Google Chrome web browser when using the Learning Portal.

The Learning Portal is where you access course material, submit assessments and discuss course content in online forums.

Download Google Chrome Now.

 

IT troubleshooting

For IT troubleshooting, email itservicedesk@think.edu.au or call 1300 014 448.

Alternatively visit Student Services on campus.

Media equipment loans

We have portable AV equipment available on loan to students who are enrolled in the BBCD Bachelor of Digital Media and BBCD Bachelor of Communication. Equipment available from the Media Equipment Store includes

There is also a more limited selection of equipment available to students in other disciplines.

Book equipment


Collection times

Monday to Friday: 8:30am - 4:15pm

Please note the maximum time equipment can be borrowed is 3* days

*Friday through Monday and special considerations for extended loans accepted

Contact

camerabookings@laureate.net.au, (02) 8973 2514

Booking for the first time?

Watch this video to see how to use our booking system​:

 


 

Weekend studio bookings

Session times - during term

Saturday mornings : 9:30am - 12:30pm  

Saturday afternoons : 12:30 - 3:30pm  

Sunday mornings : 9:30am - 12:30pm   

Sunday afternoons : 12:30 - 3:30pm  

Contact

hpultar@laureate.net.au

 

Book a studio session

 

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

 

 

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 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 the Ultimo Campus is on Smail Street, behind the campus (click map for larger image).

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Contact us

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

Campus information

46-52 Mountain St, Ultimo
Sydney, NSW 2007

Campus hours

During term

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

During term break

Mon - Fri: 7.30am to 6.00pm

Student Services hours

During term

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

During term break

Mon- Fri: 8.00am to 6.00pm

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