Torrens University is renowned for its industry-focused education and takes pride in its tailored and innovative approach to higher education.
As part of this strong partnership with the club, Penrith Panthers players, staff, members, and corporate partners will have access to a wide range of courses and study options to further their education.
Additionally, current Torrens University students will have the opportunity to gain practical industry experience through internships at Panthers.
Torrens University’s Chief Commercial Officer, Jerome Casteigt said the extension of the partnership reflected the success of the partnership in connecting players with education and students with the sports industry.
“Over the past three years, our partnership with the Penrith Panthers has ensured that players at the club are able to study and build skills for careers beyond football while pursuing their dream to play in the NRL," said Mr Casteigt.
“We’ve also had several students complete internships with the Panthers, giving them the chance to put their skills into practice and readying them for careers in the industry.”
"We are thrilled that our partnership with Panthers has been extended for the 2023 season.”
Programs cover both vocational and higher education, including undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across various academic fields. Torrens University provides online and face-to-face programs, with campuses located in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide, offering a flexible and accessible learning experience.
“Panthers is thrilled to continue our strong partnership with Torrens University for the 2023 season,” said Kevin Kingston, Panthers Wellbeing and Education Manager.
“It’s been rewarding to see Panthers co-captain Isaah Yeo gain a valuable education* with Torrens University while also leading the club to back-to-back NRL premierships. This highlights how Torrens University has flexible programs to suit different situations,” said Mr Kingston.
“The partnership between Panthers and Torrens University continues to see significant advantages for Panthers players, staff, members, and corporate partners, while simultaneously creating new prospects for Torrens University students.”
“The adaptable course structures and supportive services offered by Torrens University enable Panthers players, from the junior teams to the NRL squad, to access higher education with ease.”
*Isaah Yeo is studying a Graduate Certificate of Business of Administration at Torrens University Australia.