Torrens University Campus in Wakefield, Adelaide
Offering top industry placements, our Wakefield Street campus can help you launch a career in Health, Design, Business or Hospitality.

About this campus

Our cutting-edge campus in Adelaide offers the latest digital technologies. Take advantage of dedicated study areas, professional studios and an integrated English Language Centre. At Wakefield Street, you’ll have unprecedented access to learning facilitators, who hot-desk and share open access with you, so the campus functions as a true democratic learning community.
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Available at this campus location
  • Health, Design, Business
    and Hospitality
  • Work-Integrated Learning programs
  • English Language Centre
  • Dedicated study areas, breakout pods and relaxation zones
  • Cutting-edge campus located at the historic Menz Biscuit Factory site
  • Open-plan learning spaces
  • Unprecedented access to learning facilitators
  • Centrally located in Adelaide's Central Business District
  • Easily accessible by public transport
  • Clinical labs with simulation rooms, high-fidelity mannequins and state-of-the-art equipment

About this campus

Our cutting-edge campus in Adelaide offers the latest digital technologies. Take advantage of dedicated study areas, professional studios and an integrated English Language Centre. At Wakefield Street, you’ll have unprecedented access to learning facilitators, who hot-desk and share open access with you, so the campus functions as a true democratic learning community.
  • Dedicated study areas, breakout pods and relaxation zones
  • Cutting-edge campus located at the historic Menz Biscuit Factory site
  • Open-plan learning spaces
  • Unprecedented access to learning facilitators
  • Centrally located in Adelaide's Central Business District
  • Easily accessible by public transport
  • Clinical labs with simulation rooms, high-fidelity mannequins and state-of-the-art equipment
Campus Building Icon | Torrens University
Available at this campus location
  • Health, Design, Business
    and Hospitality
  • Work-Integrated Learning programs
  • English Language Centre

Student life

Centrally located in Adelaide’s CBD close to Victoria Square and transport, our Wakefield Street campus stands proudly on the historic Menz Biscuit Factory site, symbolising enterprise and growth. If you study in Adelaide, you’ll feel part of the change in a thriving city continually voted among the world’s most liveable.
Hadisurya Sugiharto - Bachelor of Business student testimonial
Hadisurya Sugiharto Temmuyin
Graduate, Bachelor of Business
I chose Torrens University as the university allowed me to complete my degree in less than three years. I also appreciated the small-sized class arrangements and the engaging lecturers
  • Features
  • Facilities
  • Location
  • Vibrant and safe location with numerous cafés and eateries in surrounding area
  • Light-filled studio spaces in place of traditional classrooms
  • Learning Resource Centre (library)
  • Fully equipped photography studio and sewing-machine lab
  • Digital data projectors and lightboxes for conceptual work
  • B+W and colour photocopiers
  • Clinical lab with simulation rooms
  • Communal Apple desktops, laptop stations and breakout zones
  • Exhibition spaces
  • English Language Centre
  • Free wi-fi

Locations Icon | Torrens University196 Flinders Street
       Melbourne, VIC 3000

Our Flinders Street campus is located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD and conveniently located across from Flinders Street Station, which services many train lines. There are trams and buses across the city for easy transport to and from campus. If using your own bike, please bring a lock as there are no bike racks on site. Likewise, there is no student parking on site. Paid street parking is available outside campus, but spaces are in high demand and heavily regulated by parking inspectors. Wilson Parking offers 24/7 car parking next to campus – check Wilsonparking.com.au for rates.

Upcoming events

Explore our calendar to discover what’s happening across the Torrens University network.
Torrens University Australia Events | Open Day | Woman talking
All Faculties
Join us at our next Open Day where you get the chance to discover courses in Design & Creative Technology, Business, Health, Hospitality and so much more!
Saturday 8 May
From 10:30am AEST
Torrens University Australia Events | Students talking
All Faculties
Want to explore a Torrens University campus? Book a personal campus tour to get an idea of your future learning environment and see why we love it so much!
Available on request
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Success Coaches

The Success Coaching program provides you with ongoing support, advice and encouragement throughout the duration of your course. Available online or on campus, your coach is dedicated to your success. They are part-cheerleader, part-problem-solver, all with the inside knowledge of your future industry.

Your teachers and academics

You’ll be supported by a passionate network of industry leaders, with a personalised approach to teaching that’s designed to land you the job you love.

  • Meet the teachers as The Rocks campus
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    Rotana Cheng
    Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Myotherapy)
    The lecturers really helped me to develop my skills, provided me with belief in my abilities and gave me the confidence to practice.
Cath Rogers | Dean Health and Education | Staff

Professor Cath Rogers
Dean of Health and Education


A registered nurse for nearly 40 years, Cath has also worked as a health academic for three decades. Cath firmly believes that access to high-quality education is transformative and key to improving health outcomes for all. Cath’s research has focused on women’s health issues, resilience in the face of illness and the health workforce.

Nick Hadjinicolaou | Program Director Business | Staff

Dr Nick Hadjinicolaou
Associate Professor and Program Director, Business


Nick is a pracademic with more than 30 years of industry and education experience. He has held several senior leadership roles in Program and Project Management, ICT Management and consulting.

Greg Harper Pro Vice Chancellor Business | Staff
Dr. Gregory Harper
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Business and Hospitality 

Gregory is a highly experienced executive, leader, consultant and academic. Greg has held a number of senior executive positions in the public and private sectors, including Senior Executive at the Queensland Department of Education and CEO of a licensed club. Greg has a doctorate in leadership development and has completed post-graduate qualifications in economics and learning and development.

Professor Scott Thompson-Whiteside | Staff

Professor Scott Thompson-Whiteside
Executive Dean, Design and Creative Technology


Professor Scott Thompson-Whiteside is the Executive Dean, Design and Creative Technology and provides overall academic leadership to staff and students in the vertical. Scott has over 20 years of academic leadership in design across Europe, Asia and Australia with experience leading a number of programs, schools and faculties. Originally from the United Kingdom and trained as Industrial Designer, Scott soon moved into design management gaining a Masters degree in design leadership. He acquired his Phd from the Centre for Studies in Higher Education at the University of Melbourne. Scott is a strong advocate of internationalization, industry engaged teaching, high quality student outcomes and interdisciplinary research. Scott’s own research interests intersect the disciplines of design education, higher education policy, design strategy and innovation.

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Contact us

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General enquiries: 1300 575 803
Current students: +61 8 8113 7888

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88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide, SA 5000

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Student Services hours:
Mon to Fri: 8am–7pm

Hours during trimester breaks:
Mon to Fri: 8.30am–5pm
Public holidays: closed

Torrens University Australia acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work. Torrens University Australia respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present.

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