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Student Hub: Online

 

Our Online campus is home to Torrens University Australia and THINK Education.


Online campus news and information

Subject Selection is now open!

Classes have limited spaces so make sure you plan ahead and lock in your subjects now.

Enrolling into your subjects is easy! Here's how:

  1. Refer to your course structure
  2. Use the Subject Selection tool within 'My Account' to choose your classes

 

DESIGN TRIP 2019

Those keen to join us on the upcoming Morocco trip.  

Email Lisa for registration lisa.smith@travelmanagers.com.au

Also check out the Design Facebook pages for more information. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions: 

Q: Can I extend my trip afterwards and head over to Europe in the break? 

Absolutely you can! And many students normally do. Let Lisa know.

Q: Is this trip capped to certain amount of students across all streams?

Yes- to a total of 35 students - first in first served!

Q: I’m an international student - can I go?

Yes, pending your entry visa requirements and your student visa

Q: If I partake in WIL while there, does that mean that subject is done then? 

Pending passing it, yes, that’s correct. One subject knocked off in a few days!


 

Library and Academic Skills workshops 

Give yourself the best possible head start in your studies by attending our research and academic skills workshops. In these workshops you will get the help you need with:

  • Academic writing 
  • Finding sources for assignments 
  • Referencing 
  • Navigating the library's facilities 
  • Time management  
  • Any other academic related aspects 

More information on the times, dates and locations of these workshops to come. Watch this space!

Need help getting started?

Online learning is different to learning in a classroom, so its important you know the difference between all of the online platforms you will use throughout your studies. View Getting Online for everything you need to know about your online learning environment. We've also put together 10 Tips on how to succeed as an online student to help you get started!

Student ID card

Did you know that as an online student you can still request a Student ID card, and depending on which state you're located in and whether or not you are studying full-time, you may be entitled to various student concessions? Visit Getting Started for information on how to request your Student ID card today!

Visit a campus

Just because your studying online, doesn't mean you can't visit us on campus. Check where your closest campus is located and pop in to use the Library, register to attend workshops, arrange to meet with your classmates or teachers, ask your Success Coach for help with job interviews or finding placements, or just find a comfy space to study. We get excited when our online students visit!

We host Virtual Orientation sessions for our online students each trimester.

Virtual Orientation

Virtual Orientation is an online interactive broadcast for you to learn about student support and expectations in a fun and face-paced environment. Join us to:

  • familiarise yourself with Blackboard
  • tour the student hub online
  • hear from Success Coaches
  • meet your library and academic skills team

Register now for Virtual Orientation!

Jump online here and register to attend our upcoming Virtual Orientation.

Software Skills Workshops, T1 2019 [Weeks 1 - 12]

Calling all Online Design Students!

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

  • Mondays: 6pm – 8pm [NSW time] 
  • Thursdays: 12pm – 2pm [NSW time] 
  • Fridays: 1pm – 3pm [NSW time] 

To join the online sessions please click here.

Click here to watch this short 6-minute tutorial to assist you with setting up Collaborate - you will only need to set this up once. Please always ensure you set up your collaborate before joining the session (a good 15min).

Please note: Students need to have the latest version of the Adobe Creative Suite.

Please arrive 15mins early so we can start on time.

Book Here

Did you miss an online workshop? Check out the workshop recordings here.

IF YOU ARE IN BRISBANE, BOOK AN ON-CAMPUS SESSION

  • Monday: 9am – 11am (Room 2.01)
  • Wednesday: 12.30pm – 2.30pm (Room 2.09)
  • Friday: 9am – 11am (Room 2.06)

Book Here

These workshops are only open to design course students at Billy Blue College of Design.

Students need to bring their own laptop and have the latest version of Adobe Creative Suite.

Please arrive 5-10 minutes early so that the workshop can commence on time.

 

WELCOME TO ADOBE WORKSHOP

Need assistance with making sure you have the correct Adobe programs installed?

Please join us for an introductory workshop to the Adobe software. 

Thursday 21st February 2019 @ 12noon (AEDT)

We will cover the basic difference between each program and how and when to use them.

This workshop is a great session to join to ensure you and your computer are ready to start in week 1.

JOIN THE SESSION HERE

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.

 

Are you located in Brisbane, we can give you a helping hand to succeed in your studies!


As a new Health student, you are encouraged to attend a Science Success workshop on Friday 22nd February 2019. 

The Science Success workshop is designed to deliver important principles of chemistry, maths and anatomy & physiology that enable you to be successful if you take chemistry and anatomy & physiology subjects.

This course can help students who are studying science/health at university but did not study science at HSC level and also for those students who want a simple refresher in science subjects.

Workshop Details:

Torrens University - 90 Bowen Terrace Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Room 1.09

10:00am - 2:00pm

REGISTER HERE

Online students

Did you know that online students are welcome to use any of our campuses? You can pop in to use the Library, register to attend workshops, arrange to meet with your classmates or teachers, ask your Success Coach for help with job interviews or finding placements, or just find a comfy space to study. 

Some of our campuses are home to all courses, and others are specific to one faculty. See below for more information:

State

Campus

Faculty

South Australia

Adelaide

All faculties

Victoria

Melbourne – Flinders

Business, Design, Education, Health (Nursing), Hospitality

 

Melbourne – Fitzroy

Health (Health Science)

New South Wales

Sydney – Kent St

Business (PG), English, Health (Nursing)

 

Sydney – Rocks

Business (UG), Hospitality (William Blue)

 

Sydney – Pyrmont

Health (Health Science and Nursing)

 

Sydney – Town Hall

Hospitality (Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School)

 

Sydney – Ultimo

Design

 

Blue Mountains – Leura

Hospitality (Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School)

Queensland

Brisbane

All faculties

Who do I contact for help?

Whatever course you’re enrolled in, you can contact us directly here:

You are also very welcome to visit Student Services at the campus that’s home to your course (see above).

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.

Learning portal (Blackboard)

Blackboard offers 24/7 phone support on 1800 083 204

 

Troubleshooting or Questions?

For troubleshooting please email itservicedesk@think.edu.au or contact Student Services.

 

 

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Torrens University: studentservices@torrens.edu.au
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