Torrens University Australia

Torrens University Australia (TUA)

Torrens University Australia (TUA)Torrens University is part of  Laureate International Universities and brings a fresh, modern, careers-focused and global perspective to higher education. It is Australia’s fastest growing university with a national presence and international focus, offering courses in Business, Design & Creative Technology, Health, Hospitality, Education and more.

Courses are aimed at providing graduates with a globally oriented skill-set that will make them a valuable commodity to any employer. You may choose from vocational, undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses in a variety of disciplines. These courses are delivered through a family of schools and a prestigious array of collaborations; leading institutions that all boast strong links to industry in Australia and overseas.

When you study at Torrens University, you will learn in small class sizes so that you have individual support from your teachers. You can also complete practical work experience and internships with some of the biggest brands in the world and maybe secure a job upon graduation with the connections you've made during your studies.

Torrens University has campuses that span across Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane. You can start your course in Sydney and finish it in Melbourne and complete your degree with flexibility that suits you.Wherever possible, TUA also offer courses online to provide convenient access for students. Short course options are also available.

Whether you study on campus or online, Torrens University Australia brings a fresh, unique, careers-focused perspective to higher education based on industry immersion.

With Torrens University you will graduate with more than just a degree; you will graduate from the largest education network in the world, ready for whatever challenge the world throws your way.

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Highlights

  • Scholarships
  • Study pathways
  • Online study available
  • Campuses in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide
  • Industry placements with some of the most influential brands in the world
  • 9 out of 10 graduates find a job they love within a year.
  • Small class sizes with industry experienced lecturers
  • Fully hybrid study options: study where you want, when you want
  • Success Coaches helping you choose subjects that best reflect your strengths.

Why Study at Torrens University?

Torrens University Australia continues to prove its reputation as an innovative education provider by expanding to include some of the world’s most prestigious schools; Billy Blue College of Design, Media Design School, Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School and William Blue College of Hospitality Management.

International students are prepared with the skills and knowledge they need to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures, and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

Torrens University Scholarships

Torrens University Australia offers a range of career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Business, Education, Hospitality, Design and Creative Technology and Health on campus led by experienced academics located in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane. New international students are eligible for a scholarship depending on which intake that they commence in, their country of citizenship and the course that they are applying for.

The following scholarships are available for international students who commence their education at Torrens University Australia in 2020, 2021 and 2022:

  • Offshore online: up to 30% Scholarship
  • Latin American & European: 30% Business Scholarship
  • Three Pillars Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School: up to 30% Hospitality Scholarship
  • Laureate International Universities Alumni: 25% Scholarship
  • Laureate Australia: 25% Business Merit Scholarship
  • Laureate Australia: up to 25% Design Merit Scholarship
  • Here to Educate: 20% Education Scholarship
  • Japanese Undergraduate Health Science: 20% Scholarship
  • Latin American & European: 15% Health & Design Scholarship
  • Middle East & Africa Youth Opportunity: 15% Business, Health & Design Scholarship
  • Sri Lankan Offshore: 15% Business Scholarship
  • Alternative Study Path Scholarship: 15% Scholarship
  • William Blue College of Hospitality: 15% Hospitality Motivational Scholarship
  • Africa & Subcontinent: 15% Health Merit Scholarship

Graduate Outcomes

Nine out of ten graduates find a job they love within a year of graduating from Torrens University. This is made possible by understanding student support staff and dedicated Success Coaches, who are there to support you with academic skills coaching, orientation, integration (from the start of your program to finish), industry placements and internships.

According to QILT (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching), Torrens University Australia’s undergraduates’ employment for 2016-2018 was 81.1% overall for full-time employment. Their labour force participation rate was 95.2%. The postgraduate employment was even higher with 91.1% overall, 86.7% for full-time employment and a 98.9% labour force participation rate.

Short Courses

Torrens University is offering on-demand short courses that provide the opportunity for students to up-skill and develop work-ready skills and competencies. These short courses are entirely flexible and are perfect if you are hoping to further your education but don't have the time to commit to full-time study.  They cover a wide range of topic areas that are aligned with current and future industry demands and designed to help you hone specific industry skills.

Find out more about the short courses on offer here.

Entry Requirements

Improve your English at Torrens University Language Centre (TULC)

Don’t have the required IELTS score for your course or need help with your English language skills before you start your course? Torrens University Language Centre (TULC) is the English language course provider for all Laureate International Universities in Australia. Whether you intend to study English for higher education preparation, to advance your career, or simply as part of a ‘study vacation’, Torrens have a range of suitable courses for your purposes.

Torrens University Australia Courses

Academic Courses

Torrens University offers a range of degrees in the below fields:

  • Business
  • Design
  • Hospitality
  • Health Education
  • Technology
  • Sports Management
  • Project Management
  • English
  • Higher Degrees by Research
Torrens University Australia Campuses

Campuses & Facilities

You can access state-of-the-art Torrens campuses in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. There are no more boring classrooms, instead, we have designed our learning spaces to promote collaboration and engagement, and they’re located in convenient and vibrant inner city neighbourhoods.

Sydney

Located in the inner-city precinct of Ultimo, this converted heritage building is as cool as inner Sydney itself. Recently revamped, it boasts hip, 19th-century style architecture, but with an edge. With open plan spaces, high ceilings, lots of light, and creative pods for learning, collaboration and entrepreneurship, this space draws its inspiration from cafes and restaurants rather than institutions. Connect, share and challenge your thinking, and access the latest technologies to kick-start your new career. Campus features: Learning Resource Library and Media Lab for equipment hire Laptop stations & break out zones Communal Apple desktops Free Wi-Fi connectivity Friendly Student Services support team on-site Creative and edgy location Mobile pods for meetings, business launches, project showcasing Shared student lounges & dedicated study areas Digital media lab Photo imaging studio Craft workshop Fashion studio On-site café and student kitchen Exhibition spaces
Located near Sydney’s stunning harbour, Torrens University campus at The Rocks is part of a lively business district close to the CBD and tourist attractions. Torrens University Sydney is located in The Rocks, just a 5-minute walk from Circular Quay Station. We are also only a few minutes from Wynyard Station and bus terminals which connect you to Sydney’s main transport system making it very easy to travel around town. The Rocks campus houses experienced lecturers, an experienced leadership and student services team, Course and Careers Advisers and student counsellors, who are all on hand to guide you through your studies, personal development and career direction. Campus features: A creative and professional study environment Stylishly renovated and designed Resource Centre (Library) Student lounge area Free Wi-Fi internet access Close to employment opportunities Walking distance to popular cafes, eateries, and public transport
This dedicated holistic health and wellbeing campus is located in Pyrmont, which is one of Sydney’s fastest-growing and most culturally diverse communities. The Pyrmont campus is close to Sydney’s central business district with easy access to public transport. Students enjoy the latest in learning technology and a creative, social and collaborative learning environment. The space is modern and new with full clinic facilities. Campus features: Custom-built beauty clinic Massage rooms Herbal dispensary (holds/dispenses medications and medical supplies) Atrium Counselling consultation rooms Student break out areas Campus-wide wi-fi Hydrotherapy tub Vichy shower Library with fabulous views of Sydney’s city skyline
Standing opposite Sydney’s iconic Town Hall and Queen Victoria Building, Sydney – Town Hall campus is at the heart of the bustling CBD, the hospitality and business sectors. Students at Sydney-Town Hall campus enjoy access to purpose-built, state of the art lecture rooms and teaching facilities, with wireless internet and a modern, well-equipped library on site. Lectures are also recorded for online revision and study. A thriving local economy means that students have numerous part-time work opportunities close by, as well as access to major hotels and events companies while they study hotel management and business management courses in Sydney. Campus features: Computer labs Library Student kitchen Free Wi-Fi internet access Coffee cart Student Representative Council
Located right in the heart of the Sydney Central Business District, the campus is easily accessible, just a few minutes’ walk from Circular Quay and The Rocks Campus. We are also a few minutes from Circular Quay Station and bus terminals which connect you to Sydney’s main transport system, making it very easy to travel around town. Campus features: Free campus-wide Wi-Fi CBD location On-site café area and student study spaces Experienced Student Services support on-site Walking distance to public transport English Courses General English English for Academic Purposes
Live and study in a simulated hotel environment Undergraduate students undertaking bachelor programs study at the Leura Campus, known as the Practical Learning Centre, before moving on to 3rd year event and hospitality management courses at Sydney Campus. While on campus at Leura, students ‘check-in’ and run the School as a simulated hotel, performing operational food and beverage management, restaurant service, housekeeping and front-desk duties as part of their practical development. Residential life on campus allows for greater personal and professional development, as well as building a strong network of friends and future colleagues. Courses Bachelor of Business (International Event Management) Bachelor of Business (International Hotel and Resort Management) Campus features: Computer labs Library Student lounge area Free Wi-Fi Internet access Hotel-style accommodation 3 restaurants including a fine dining option. Main meals provided in restaurant setting Commercial kitchen Student gaming room 24/7 duty manager Gym Basketball court Swimming pool Pool table Cafe

Melbourne

Torrens University’s Fitzroy campus is located in the vibrant Brunswick Street district (near Melbourne’s CBD) which is famous for its eclectic mix of cafes, restaurants and nightlife. With a commitment to operating in a sustainable and green campus, the space reflects Torrens University’s goal to create inspiring learning environments by combining high quality classrooms and social settings that give our students a safe space to thrive. Campus features: Collaborative learning spaces Free Wi-Fi connectivity Friendly Student Services support team on-site Popular rooftop terrace, student kitchen facilities and cosy indoors lounge area Off-site herb garden for herbal medicine students Easily accessible location close to public transport or ride your bike Onsite shower facilities Learning Resource Library
This campus is situated in Flinders Street, right in the heart of Melbourne’s fashionable and trendiest area. As a student, you will enjoy state of the art facilities and a chance to immerse yourself in a creative and stimulating environment. Campus features: Laptop stations & break out zones Communal Apple desktops Free Wi-Fi connectivity Exhibition spaces Learning Resource Library Vibrant and safe location Light-filled studio spaces instead of traditional classrooms Fully equipped photography studio Fully equipped sewing machine lab Digital data projectors Lightboxes for conceptual work B+W & colour photocopiers Stimulating Project Studio space where students can work on real-life creative briefs
This campus is situated in Flinders Street, right in the heart of Melbourne’s fashionable and trendiest area. As a student, you will enjoy state of the art facilities and a chance to immerse yourself in a creative and stimulating environment. Melbourne has a reputation as the cultural hub of Australia. This campus is conveniently located close to a multitude of art galleries, restaurants and cafe precincts. It’s also next door to major landmarks such as Federation Square and St Pauls’ Cathedral. English Courses English for Academic Purposes (Intermediate to Advanced) General English (Elementary to Advanced) Campus features: Laptop stations & break out zones Communal Apple desktops Free Wi-Fi connectivity Exhibition spaces Learning Resource Library Vibrant and safe location Light-filled studio spaces instead of traditional classrooms Fully equipped photography studio Fully equipped sewing machine lab Digital data projectors Lightboxes for conceptual work B+W & colour photocopiers Stimulating Project Studio space where students can work on real-life creative briefs

Brisbane

Located in Fortitude Valley, just minutes from Brisbane’s city centre, this cutting-edge new campus is a creative and stimulating learning environment that is part of our mission to disrupt and reinterpret the way education is delivered. Campus features: Contemporary resort-style design Light-filled atriums Collaborative learning spaces Business hubs for sharing and connecting Learning Resource Library and Media Lab for equipment hire Laptop stations and break out zones Communal Apple desktops Free Wi-Fi connectivity Friendly Student Services support team on-site  
Located in fortitude valley, just minutes from brisbane’s city centre, this cutting-edge new campus is a creative and stimulating learning environment that is part of our mission to disrupt and reinterpret the way education is delivered. English Courses English for Academic Purposes (Intermediate to Advanced) General English (Elementary to Advanced) Campus features: Contemporary resort-style design Light-filled atriums Collaborative learning spaces Business hubs for sharing and connecting Learning Resource Library and Media Lab for equipment hire Laptop stations and break out zones Communal Apple desktops Free Wi-Fi connectivity Friendly Student Services support team on-site

Adelaide

Torrens University Australia headquarters in Adelaide are located in the beautiful Torrens building, one of South Australia’s most notable, surviving purpose-built government office buildings. Torrens HQ encompasses adaptable learning areas for our postgraduate and Higher Degree by Research students, as well as serving as the epicentre for Torrens product development, marketing, student administration, and operations and management staff. Campus features: Breakout pods Chill-out zones Dedicated study areas Hot desking for both staff and students Open plan learning spaces     For more details: www.studyadelaide.com  www.southaustralia.com 
Located on the historic site of the Menz Biscuit Factory, the Wakefield campus of Torrens University in Adelaide has been built from the ground up with a single purpose in mind – the student learning experience. Students can take advantage of numerous dedicated study areas, breakout pods and chill-out zones, while having unprecedented access to their learning facilitators – there are no separated, closed-off academic offices in the building. Facilitators hot-desk and share open access with the students so the campus functions as a true democratic learning community. Campus features: Breakout pods Chill-out zones Dedicated study areas Hot desking for both staff and students Open plan learning spaces