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The Ultimo campus is home to Billy Blue College of Design and Torrens University Australia.


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Click here to get answers on how to choose the right subject for campus courses delivered online in T2.

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undefinedFrame + Work - T2 2020 - Living Creatures Photography Competition

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 the theme of living creatures. This could include pets, local wildlife and creepy crawlies.

The Brief

Using a high-quality camera, we challenge you to capture 3 images that showcase the theme of living creatures. This could include pets, local wildlife and creepy crawlies.

Photographing the theme styles can be:

Pets – funny photos, human-like poses, interactions with owners

Wildlife – scenic, element-oriented, natural, sunset/sunrise, night

Creepy crawlies – group/colonies, scary/dramatic, sunset/sunrise

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 here.


 

JB Hi-Fi BYOD Online

Providing you with access to a wide range of education-specific laptops, tablets, accessories and insurance, at an affordable price. Products differ from those available in retail stores, as they are education specific and selected for their compatibility to school's ICT infrastructure and curriculum, as well as meeting the student's needs at home.

Benefits include:

  • Education specific products, not available in retail stores
  • Discounted Pricing
  • Extended battery life
  • Enhanced performance and connectivity
  • Robust devices
  • Dedicated online portal

If you have any questions please contact jbeducation.com.au/byod or call 1300 730 584


Find out what workshops are on this week


 

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Success Coach Online Drop-in Sessions

Design Job Ready Workshops

It's time to start thinking about that internship and getting Job Ready. We’re offering you online workshops to help develop essential job hunting skills. 

These include constructing a LinkedIn profile, researching industries, and much more. Just drop in for a look at what we offer. 

View the full schedule at the Success Coach page.

Health & Education Workshops

The Success Coach team have set up daily virtual drop-in sessions for you to connect with a Coach and other peers from your course. This is a place for you to share a virtual coffee (or tea), ask questions, talk about your concerns and highlights, learn about online studying techniques, get motivated and most importantly not feel alone.

View the full schedule at the Success Coach page.

 


 

online studyStudy Success Online Workshops

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 Workshops tab on the Online campus page to for the full schedule.

 

 

 

 


 

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.

View the schedule here (under the workshops tab)

 

 

 

 


 

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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.

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

WATCH HERE


 

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Illustrator Workshop - Weeks 6 and 7

Having trouble drawing fashion flats in Illustrator?

Join this 2-part workshop run over Weeks 6 and 7. The workshops are aimed to provide Branded Fashion Design 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.

Workshops will be held on Friday 10 July (Part 1) and Friday 17 July (Part 2), 11:30 am-1:30 pm (AEST). Click the button below to join the session (please join at least five minutes before the workshop starts so that it can start on time). Please also download the working files prior to attending the session. 

Click Here 


 

Software skills workshops, T2 2020 [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. 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 resource file prior to the session time.

Software covered: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, and After Effects. Also, Atom Editor.

 

BOOK A 1HR ONE-ON-ONE SESSION (ALL SESSIONS, AEST Time)

Adobe Premiere, AfterEffects & Atom Editor Session Times Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign Session Times

Mondays (AEST Time)

Session 1 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Session 2 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Mondays (AEST Time)

Session 1 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Session 2 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Session 3 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Session 4 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Session 5 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Tuesdays (AEST Time)

Session 1 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Session 2 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Session 3 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Session 4 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Tuesdays (AEST Time)

Session 1 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Session 2 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Session 3 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

 

Wednesdays (AEST Time)

Session 1 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Session 2 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Session 3 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Session 4 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

 

Thursdays (AEST Time)

Session 1 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Session 2 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Session 3 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Session 4 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Book a Session

 

BOOK IN FOR A GROUP SESSION

  • Fridays: 11:30am - 1:30pm (activity sessions AEST Time)

Book a Group Session


 

SketchUp Workshops, T2 2020 [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 Thursdays, 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.

BOOK AN ON CAMPUS SESSION

  • Click on the button below to select a workshop you wish to attend. Workshops are held every Thursday, 12 pm-1 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. 
  • Make sure you have the latest version of SketchUp Pro or SketchUp Make installed on your computer.

Note: Due to Trimester 2 being taught online, the SketchUp Workshop will also move online, at the same time as the on-campus sessions (Thursday 12 pm-1 pm). Click on the Blackboard Collaborate link below to attend the workshop! 

Click Here 

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.

Click Here 

MISSED AN ONLINE SESSION?

Never fear, they've been recorded for you! Click on each week below to watch them. 

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 3!

Run by one of our interior design lecturers, you'll receive: 

  • drop-in help
  • questions answered
  • development of skills
  • further support

Click on the button below to attend a session. Sessions are held every Monday, 3-5 p.m. AEST and will be run by Eliza Binney

Please make sure you have your computer and mouse, and arrive 10 minutes early so the session can start on time. 

Click Here 


Find out what workshops are on this week


 

online meeting

Success Coach Online Drop-in Sessions

Design Job Ready Workshops

It's time to start thinking about that internship and getting Job Ready. We’re offering you online workshops to help develop essential job hunting skills. 

These include constructing a LinkedIn profile, researching industries, and much more. Just drop in for a look at what we offer. 

View the full schedule at the Success Coach page.

Health & Education Workshops

The Success Coach team have set up daily virtual drop-in sessions for you to connect with a Coach and other peers from your course. This is a place for you to share a virtual coffee (or tea), ask questions, talk about your concerns and highlights, learn about online studying techniques, get motivated and most importantly not feel alone.

View the full schedule at the Success Coach page.

 


 

online studyStudy Success Online Workshops

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 Workshops tab on the Online campus page to for the full schedule.

 

 

 

 


 

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.

View the schedule here (under the workshops tab)

 

 

 

 


 

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 New café coming in 2020! 
  • 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:

 

 Driving to campus

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

 

 Bike racks

We have free bike racks available for for student use.

Speak to Student Services to arrange bike rack access.

Find your way around your campus

Tip: enter a room number in the search bar

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Campus WiFi

We provide free WiFi at Ultimo 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.

Printing 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

For a handy guide to printing on campus, click here  

IT troubleshooting

For IT troubleshooting, email itservicedesk@laureate.net.au or call 1300 014 448.

Alternatively visit Student Services on campus.

Design Technology Store

The Design Technology Store provides the campus community with support and information about a range of camera, lighting and audio equipment. 

Please note that due to COVID-19, our services are currently limited.

Book equipment


Pick-up and drop-off

Level 1, Ultimo Campus NSW 2007

Opening Hours:

Monday 10:00am - 4:00pm

Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm

Loans are 4 days in duration with no extensions

Contact Us:

(02) 8973 2514

dtssydney@laureate.edu.au

 

Design Technology Store Terms & Conditions

How to book

For an overview of how to use the booking system please see the following video tutorial.

 


 


Studio bookings

Students must complete the Ultimo Campus Studio Induction session to enable bookings.  

Book a studio session

Session times (during Trimester)

Friday G:01+G:02 (Area Combined):

  • 10:30am - 1:00pm
  • 1:00pm - 3:30pm
  • 3:30pm - 6:00pm

Friday G:07 Bunker:

  • 10:30am - 2:00pm
  • 2:00pm - 5:30pm

Saturday G:01+G:02 (Area Combined):

  • 9:00am - 11:30am
  • 11:30am - 2:00pm
  • 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Saturday G:07 Bunker:

  • 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Contact

ultimo.studio@laureate.edu.au


Studio Floor Plan

G:01 - Product, Food, Still Life, Head & Shoulder Portraiture  

G:02 - Product, Food, Still Life, Head & Shoulder Portraiture  

G:03 - Product, Food, Still Life, Head & Shoulder Portraiture 

G:07 - Fashion, Full Length Portraiture   

NOTE: G:07 Studio also incorporates a hair and makeup room.  

 

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).

Contact us

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

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

 

Campus information

46-52 Mountain St, Ultimo
Sydney, NSW 2007

Campus hours

During Trimester

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

During Trimester break

Mon - Fri: 8.00am to 6.00pm

Student Services hours

During Trimester

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

During Trimester 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

Student App

Take us with you on-the-go! Download the Student App from the App Store or get it on Google Play today!

 


welcome to campus

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