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Torrens University Australia

Torrens University Australia

Torrens is a private university and is part of Laureate International Universities, the leading global network of 70 accredited universities and higher education institutions with over 1 million students worldwide. Torrens offers courses through its Vertical structure in 5 fields of study being Business, Design, Health, Hospitality and Education.  

Top reasons to study here

  • International Network: Torrens University Australia is part of Laureate International Universities, a leading international network of quality.
  • National Campus Network: Whether you study on campus or online, you can access state-of-the-art Torrens campuses in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
  • Dynamic Online Learning: We provide on-demand access to your course materials and content so you can study whenever it’s convenient to you.

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (44)
Arts, Design & Architecture (18)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (3)
Journalism & Media (3)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Engineering & Technology (1)



  • Torrens University Australia is Australia’s fastest growing university with a national presence and international focus, offering courses in Business, Design, Hospitality, Education, Health and more. Whether you study on-campus or online, Torrens University brings a fresh, unique, careers-focused perspective to higher education.
  • CRICOS Provider Code: 03389E  


Torrens University Australia is an Australian university with a national presence, embedded within Laureate Education Network’s Asia, Africa and Middle East (AMEA) region. Our research derives meaning from the social, economic, cultural and environmental context of our unique geographical place in the world, while being connected to a global network of researchers.  

We develop distinctive research and research training programs with enduring global and national impact and significance. We aim for excellence in multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research that focuses on sustainable solutions to key societal challenges. 


At Torrens University, we offer personalized success coaching, small class sizes, and internships that allow our students to graduate with career experience and valuable industry connections. 

We also offer optional Touch-Point weekend sessions that give you the opportunity to hear from industry professionals, converse with lecturers and expand your multidisciplinary network in a face-to-face environment. With a session every trimester at one of our national campuses, you can build your network faster while you study. 


Student services

Your campus provides free and confidential counselling to all face-to-face and online students enrolled in Australia. This non-judgmental service does not diagnose; we only listen and help you explore areas of concern and work on strategies that can assist you.  

Housing services

There are a range of housing options available for students in Adelaide, including residential colleges, student apartments and private rentals. Torrens does not own or operate its own accommodation facilities. However, the Student Services Team can help you find a housing option that best suits your needs.  

Torrens University is also registered with the Australian Homestay Network (AHN).   Residential Colleges Residential Colleges provide safe, furnished, fully catered accommodation with a central focus on the student community. They offer social, recreational and sporting activities which encourage peer networking.   

Library services

Our campus and online libraries resources provide you with access to a wide range of learning and teaching resources to enrich and build your learning and studying experience.

You will have access to:

  • The Torrens on campus Learning Resource Centres 
  • The Torrens online library
  • The University of Adelaide’s Barr Smith library (available to Adelaide campus-based students only)  

ICT services

  • 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
  • Mobile pods for meetings, business launches, project showcasing
  • Shared student lounges & dedicated study areas
  • Digital media lab
  • Photo imaging studio 
  • On-site café and student kitchen 

Medical services

The health and wellbeing of students is a priority of Torrens University Australia. Our Student Services team is available to assist you if you have a health concern that is impacting your studies.    

Student Life

Campus life

Sydney is home to stunning beaches surrounded by natural beauty. Sydney is Australia’s largest city, famous for its breathtaking harbour and waterfront views. It is home to many international students who utilise Sydney’s great public transport, the many employment opportunities, art galleries, museums, world-class restaurants and shopping. Summers are warm to hot and winters are mild. Torrens University have seven campuses in New South Wales.   

Student clubs

Our comprehensive New Student Community will help you further understand your online learning environment.

It is open to all new students, but is especially useful for those who study remotely. You'll learn about:

  • Creating a study space at home (or at the office, or at a friend's house!)
  • Your IT requirements
  • Library and learning resources 
  • The skills you already have and how they'll help you to succeed
  • Support services just for you  

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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