The Brisbane campus is home to Billy Blue College of Design, APM College of Business and Communication, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Australian National College of Beauty and Torrens University Australia.
Return to Campus
For more information on the Return to campus plan click here.
We have a great series of workshops each trimester to assist you with your study skills, course skills, and wellbeing
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We’re excited to offer you online workshops to help develop essential study skills. These include time management, critical thinking, referencing and much more.
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We’re excited to offer you online workshops to help keep you connected.
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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: email@example.com
All workshops are listed in Sydney time (AEST)
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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
We’re excited to offer you online workshops to help keep you connected.
Check out the full schedule of workshops schedule for your Study Success
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.
Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat - Session Times
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Are you a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration or a Bachelor of Interior Design student needing help? Come to our weekly drop in sessions, beginning Week 6.
This is run by our Interior Design Student Mentor Sue Chen.
- drop-in help
- questions answered
- development of skills
- further support
Sessions are held every Thursday, 2pm - 4pm AEST
Please make sure to have your computer and mouse, and arrive 10 minutes early so the session can start on time.
This workshop runs online Tuesdays 1:30-2:30pm AEDT
This AutoCAD workshop is for Bachelor students who are taking (or have taken) the BID108A subject. Need help to make sure that you're using AutoCAD to industry standard? Bring your questions regarding AutoCAD to get some assistance so you can continue with your assessments. Students who are using AutoCAD for their following subjects' assessment projects are also welcome.
This workshop runs online Wednesdays from 11am-12pm AEDT
These workshops are for students taking (or have taken) the MSP102 subject.
Or if you are wanting to trouble shoot or strategise 3D modelling for assessments in following subjects, please bring your questions to the workshop.
Revit workshop runs Online Wednesdays from 7pm-8pm AEDT
These workshops should not be attended by any students that have not yet started learning how to use Revit. The workshops are aimed at assisting current Revit students and those using Revit with their assessments in other final year subjects (eg. IDR302A, IDC303A, IDC304A).
Summer School is now available!
Check out this years subjects for Summer School! Please note that Summer School is optional and subjects offered are limited.
See the Summer School 2020 information for dates, offered subjects and how to enrol.
Winners and runners up entries to be announced 3 December 2020.
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 Water. Be creative and innovative, consider the sources of water, how it can be contained, how it interacts with other elements and how its environment and motion mould it.
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. All entries will be shown in the gallery below and later judged for prize-winning submissions.
Submissions close midnight 15 November 2020.
First prize: $500
Second prize: $300
Third prize: $200
Our Practice Wellbeing Centres are currently open.
We are pleased to announce that the Brisbane Practice Wellbeing Centre is open for in-clinic consultations from Monday, 27 July 2020.
All campus locations now offer Telehealth consultations. Services include: Naturopathy, Nutrition and Western Herbal Medicine consultations.
Your health and safety is important to us. We will be implementing strict social distancing, hygiene and infection control practices on-campus and during your clinic visit.
The Student Representative Council is looking for new faces to bring fresh ideas to the SRC. We are currently recruiting for passionate, willing and committed students to join the SRC to be the voice for Brisbane students on campus next year. If you believe you would be the right fit, please click on the link and answer our survey.
We would love to have you on board!
Having technical difficulties with Blackboard?
Is an assessment submission link not appearing?
Is a link to content not working?
You can contact Blackboard Support directly via chat, phone and email! Please see contact options and FAQ guide here.
Applying for a Blue Card?
Are you a Naturopathy, Western Herbal Medicine or Clinical Nutrition student? If so, you will need to apply for a 'Blue Card' in order to attend your Pre-Clinical Studies Work Integrated Learning placements and Clinical Practicum sessions.
Students can use the below pre-filled 'Blue Card' application form. You will need proof of identity, and a "certified copy" of your identification attached to your application for the Blue Card.
Please note, your application must be validated by a member of staff. You can have the form signed off by any of our Gotha Street Student Services staff.
For more information, please head to Queensland Government website
In Fortitude Valley, just minutes from the city centre, Brisbane's cutting-edge new campus on Bowen Terrace is a creative and stimulating learning environment. That is part of our mission to disrupt and reinterpret the way education is delivered.
Enjoy the latest digital learning technologies, open learning and collaborative classroom and project spaces, and a creative and stimulating vibe.
The Gotha St campus is just a 15 minute walk away.
Brisbane campus has a wide range of facilities available to students to help you get the most from your education. Our student facilities include:
The University is committed to ensuring that all new facilities meet the highest level of access standards. If you are having difficulties or concerns regarding your access to campus facilities, contact a Student Services Team Leader in the first instance. Details regarding disabled parking in the local vicinity can found on the local Council’s website.
You can access the Disability Resource Pack for students by clicking here.
Plan your trip:
There is no student parking on either campus.
Restricted paid parking is available on-street. However, much of it is reserved for local residents.
In the Brisbane Central Traffic Area, you can park for a maximum of two hours on unsigned streets, unless there are parking meters or signs showing otherwise.The two hour limit applies between 7am-6pm, Monday to Friday, and 7am to midday on Saturday.
Secure Parking offers 7am to 10pm car parking underneath the Bowen Campus. Check out https://www.secureparking.com.au/en-au for rates.
Wilson Parking offers car parking at multiple locations around Brisbane. Check out http://www.wilsonparking.com.au for locations and rates.
If you ride your own bike to campus, remember to bring a bike lock for security. At this stage, the campuses do not offer bike racks so you are responsible for finding a safe parking location.
Throughout your studies you may find you need IT assistance. IT services are able to assist you with basic network access such as connecting to Wi-Fi or how to use printing facilities.
IT is unable to assist with hardware or software related issues; this is the responsibility of students to resolve.
Campus WiFi connection details:
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.
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.
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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.
Find out how to get help with Blackboard here.
There are five printers located on Brisbane Campus. We are committed to creating a sustainable environment for our students and staff. We use PaperCut, a system which allows you to monitor the environmental impact of your printing and photocopying. You can print directly from your laptop using PaperCut by accessing THINKPrint.To print, you will need to have credits in your THINKPrint account.
Your safety is our highest priority. To ensure you stay safe and know what to do in the case of an emergency please read through the information below.
To ensure you stay safe on and off campus we recommend you take the following precautions:
After hours emergency, call 000 or your Campus Director on 0432 663 797
In every building you will find emergency evacuation posters that clearly explain where to go and what to do in an emergency evacuation. To be prepared, we recommend you familiarise yourself with emergency exits and procedures in each building you visit.
On hearing the alarm signal evacuate in an orderly manner to the nearest and safest exit while obeying the instructions of the Building and Area Wardens. If it is possible and safe take your personal belongings with you when you leave. If you can’t, do not return to get your belongings unless authorised by Wardens or Fire and Emergency Services personnel.
In the case of an emergency evacuation it is important to remain calm. Walk calmly quickly to the designated assembly area or as advised by a Warden or Fire and Emergency Services personnel and await further instruction.
Bowen Terrace Campus: On Bowen Terrace beside the CityCycle hire station (opposite the Petrie Point Apartments).
Gotha Street: The assembly area is outside the building, around the corner in Barry Parade.
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:
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
The SRC is looking for new faces to bring fresh ideas to the SRC in 2020. We are currently recruiting for passionate, willing and committed students to join the SRC to be the voice for Brisbane students on campus next year. If you believe you would be the right fit, please click on the link and answer our survey. We would love to have you on board!
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:
Due to the current COVID-19 situation loan periods and opening hours have been adjusted. There may also be extra restrictions on certain items.
The Design Technology Store provides the campus community with access to cameras, lenses, tripods, lighting and audio equipment. We also support the following services:
DTS will be closing the online equipment booking system to allow for stocktake/inventory activities. Final bookings are available in T3 Week 12, with all equipment to be returned on or before Tuesday December 8.
If there are any queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Loans are 1 week in duration with no extensions.
The online booking portal can be used to request a booking at any time, although it is recommended to do so at least 24 hours in advance.
Please observe the pick-up and drop-off times specified on your booking confirmation.
Tuesday 9:00am – 5:00pm
For queries please contact:
Design Technology Advisor
Rear Staff Area, Level 1, Bowen Terrace Campus
For an overview of how to use the booking system please see the following video tutorial prepared by the Ultimo campus. Please note there may be minor differences with the Brisbane portal.
Eligible students can book the studio space for approved photography or videography shoots.
90 Bowen Terrace
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm (Students will have no access to the campus after 4:30pm)
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
The Ground Floor student kitchen fridge unavailable for use.
123 Gotha Street
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
For students doing Health course practicals only. Campus access for practical classes outside of these times will be facilitated by your academics.
Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Public Holidays - Campus Closed
Christmas closure: 24 December 2020 to 1 January 2021