Torrens University Australia is part of a network of passionate educators who believe in the transformative power of education to change individual lives, society and the world, for the better.
Our network of founding partners
Torrens University Australia was founded in 2013 through partnership with some of Australia’s most renowned education providers who share a purpose-driven and passionate approach to teaching, in order to create courses that are designed to place passionate people in careers they love.
Our Design faculty offering is delivered through Australia’s champion of creativity, Billy Blue College of Design. In addition, we have award-winning curriculum and academic experience from Media Design School (our New Zealand Design & Creative Technology education provider), as well as CATC to further strengthen our design and creative technology credentials. This winning combination of industry expertise and passion for design and creative technology makes us an unbeatable choice.
Torrens University Hospitality was founded in partnership with two highly acclaimed colleges: Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School and William Blue College of Hospitality Management. Torrens University Hotel Management courses continue to be delivered through Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School.
A powerful combination of two of Australia’s leading business schools: Chifley Business School established in 1989 and APM College of Business Communication. This mix of passion and experience provides Torrens University Business students with a competitive advantage.
Founded through a combination of Australia’s oldest and most respected health schools, with expertise ranging from complementary medicine to counselling. Incredible industry connections and a vast alumni network ensure graduate success.
Pioneers in Natural TherapiesFounded by Alf and Judy Jacka in 1961, many of SSNT’s courses were the first of their kind to be accredited in Australia.Founded by a passion to healACNT was established in the 1970s and the school's co-founder, Freida Bielik, was a keen herbalist and felt inspired to find a treatment for her child's severe asthma through the use of complementary medicine.Over 30 years of expertise in mental healthFounded in 1981 by David Jansen and Margaret Newman, initially to provide training for marriage guidance counsellors, the Jansen Newman Institute was Australia's leading provider of courses in counselling and community services.
Establishing next-generation beauty therapistsFounded in 2004, ANCB was a college dedicated to training world-class beauty therapists, using top-of-the-line facilities and industry connections to equip students with the skills to pursue careers in spa therapy, aromatherapy, reflexology and other natural therapies.