Southern School of Natural Therapies
Southern School of Natural Therapies, the longest-standing institution in Natural Therapies and part of Torrens University Australia since 2014.
About Southern School of Natural Therapies (SSNT)
SSNT was Australia’s longest established natural therapies school with over 59+ years of academic excellence and experience. Many of SSNT’s courses were the first of their kind to be accredited in Australia.
SSNT became part of Torrens University Australia Health in 2014, who continue to play a leading role in the development of complementary medicine internationally.
Founded in 1961
By Alf and Judy Jacka, pioneers in Naturopathy.
In Victoria to gain degree accreditation for naturopathy and clinical myotherapy in 1997
Did you know?
3RRR (radio station) used to be housed in the same building, and famous musicians including Jeff Buckley and PJ Harvey performed on the SSNT rooftop.
History of naturopathy at Torrens University
The Blackmore’s name has a long history with the Southern School of Natural Therapies (SSNT). In this interview with Marcus Blackmore, Natalie Cook Director of Innovation, Industry & Employability in Health & Education at Torrens University, explores the past, present and future of SSNT and naturopathy at Torrens University.
Future built on a formidable legacy
Complementary Medicine courses offered by Torrens University Australia
Diploma of Health ScienceLearn the foundations of how the human body functions and choose from a broad range of electives used in healthcare professions.CRICOS 099640EBachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition)Learn how nutritional and lifestyle factors impact health, and understand nutritional principles, food-as-medicine traditions and therapeutics.CRICOS 099642CBachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)This degree develops your knowledge in using natural remedies to help the body heal itself.CRICOS 099643B
Bachelor of Health Science (Chinese Medicine)This course covers all areas of Chinese medicine including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and Chinese herbal dispensing.CRICOS 102914JBachelor of Health Science (Western Herbal Medicine)Understand the history and philosophy of herbal practice and formulate herbal prescriptions using medicinal plants from around the world.CRICOS 099641D