Australia's third private university, Torrens University was officially launched by former U.S. President Bill Clinton at the Adelaide Festival Centre on 24 July 2014 with the aim to deliver an international perspective to education and help students achieve and succeed in a global marketplace.
Strengthening its presence by establishing campuses in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, Torrens University offers a range of career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Business, Hospitality, Design, Health, Education, English, Project and Sports Management including Higher Degrees by Research for study on-campus, online or a hybrid of both.
The students at Torrens are also exposed to an efficient way to maximize professional credentials through dual master degrees.
All the campuses of Torrens are led by a team of research and career-oriented academic staff who, combined with a carefully selected group of global industry partners, help students to bridge the gap between study and work. The University provides the students with countless opportunities being a part of Laureate International Universities, a leading international network of quality, innovative institutions of higher education comprised of 70 universities across 25 countries. Provided this collaboration is unique, it seamlessly allows the students to leverage the network of over 1,000,000 students around the world - including more than 100,000 online students.
Including avant-garde approaches and efforts, Torrens University is surely an ideal space for students who dream to achieve big in their field.
Considered as one of the fastest growing university, and situated amidst the most sought after higher education destinations, Australia, the university campuses are filled with a dynamic, energetic, and vibrant environment, which is additionally surrounded by friendly people. The university is home to several students coming from across the world promising them to deliver content-rich curricula and industry-aligned courses along with activity-based learning. All the campuses are inculcated with an inclusive network of alumni and students to promote collaboration and engagement with a plethora of helpful and fully-involved people for the duration of their studies.
Including avant-garde approaches and efforts, Torrens University is surely an ideal space for students who dream to achieve big in their field. International students flying from far away annually to realize their desired aspirations get the scope to attain scholarships, reducing the tuition fees by up to 25 percent. The university also came forward to appoint a team of career advisors who are always present in the campus dedicated to assisting students with academic skills coaching, orientation, integration (from start to finish), industry placements and internships.
Moreover, understanding the disability of some international students in lacking IELTS requirements for direct entry into different courses, the university provides those students with various English language courses to pathway into an undergraduate or postgraduate course at Torrens. In order to intensify the diverse academic purposes of English course, the university has partnered with the Intensive English Language Institute (IELI).
Enriched Teaching Modules
The teaching style at Torrens is second to none, where a blended approach is appreciated and undertaken by the teachers offering the best of both worlds giving students the opportunity to combine online study with lessons. However, this online-study option still includes regular ï¿½touch-point' sessions with lecturers for face-to-face feedback which is another reason for forming Torrens a sound choice for international students. Besides this, the university boasts of exclusive on-demand course materials providing a flexible option for people with pre-existing commitments, whether they are professional, family or social.
When it comes to classroom teaching, the university employs small class sizes across all its courses, in order to maximize the one-on-one tuition time and individualized access to professional resources. The faculty members at the university confirm that before the students leave the respective campuses on completing their courses, they turn into most knowledgeable and employment-ready. Additionally, the existence of the Learning and Academic Skills Unit (LASU), takes detailed care of each student in learning their material effectively, reach deadlines and keep their studies moving forward.
Honing essential skill set and developing new insights in the students, the university has extended its association with prestigious organizations like Maritime Australia Limited, Business Chicks, Landor, Marriot, Crown and so on to ease the process of placement of students. The university also nourishes its relation with other educational institutions by initiating partnerships with the Ducere Global Business S'chool, Pearl Academy (India) and Real Madrid Graduate School, just to name a few. Focusing to make higher education more than just the production of future academics; the university targets to create global leaders.