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As Australia's first new university in more than 20 years, Torrens University brings a careers-focused and global perspective to Australian higher education.

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About us

Over 21,000 students are currently enrolled across the Torrens University network (which includes Media Design School and Think Education) from 115 different countries. This means we have a higher than national average of diversity of students.

Torrens University has quickly become Australia's fastest growing University and boasts a credible industry-immersive difference, with 91% of our students beginning their career within 12 months of graduation.

Our key promises

Our staff across our campuses and head office are united by our central ethos to Be Good – by committing to a better way of doing business. In 6 years, Torrens University Australia has proven that public good can be delivered from private investment.

To all our students we make four key promises as we prepare them for their professional and life journeys:

  • Everyone goes to work
  • Everyone has a choice
  • Everyone has an edge
  • Everyone can change the world


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Our economic impact

According to a new report by Deloitte Access Economics, between 2015 and 2018, our ongoing operations contributed an estimated $1.2 billion to the Australian GDP, supporting nearly 2000 full time equivalent jobs during the period. The economic impact of the University’s skills graduates was $1.4 billion in public and private benefits, attributable to 2015-2019 graduates. This means that the economic impact of Torrens University in Australia, from 2015 to 2019, was above $2.6 billion.
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The power of one

We will not rest on our laurels either – continuously evolving and adapting to the needs of society, industry and economy, while reflecting changes in internationalisation and technological development. All of these combine to influence the social and political, the individual and the collective. This means we will remain open to change. We will champion openness. This is how we will create future generations of leaders and change makers. This is how we will empower.
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