Our brand-new Surry Hills campus will combine state-of-the-art equipment and collaborative learning spaces to offer an immersive experience in the city’s creative and cultural hub.

About this campus

Purpose-built and cutting edge, our Surry Hills campus is designed to enhance your education, offering modern facilities and the latest technologies to complement your studies. With a strong focus on Work-Integrated Learning, here you can apply your knowledge in practical settings, such as our student-led wellbeing clinic.

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Available at this campus location
  • Health (opening from September 2021) 
  • Business (opening from October 2021) 
  • Hospitality (opening from October 2021)
  • Work-Integrated Learning facilities, such as our student-led wellbeing clinic 
  • Multi-purpose learning spaces 
  • Learning Resource Centre (library) 
  • Student kitchen and lounge area 
  • Experienced Student Services support on site  
  • Dedicated student study spaces 
  • Free wi-fi

About this campus

Purpose-built and cutting edge, our Surry Hills campus is designed to enhance your education, offering modern facilities and the latest technologies to complement your studies. With a strong focus on Work-Integrated Learning, here you can apply your knowledge in practical settings, such as our student-led wellbeing clinic.

  • Work-Integrated Learning facilities, such as our student-led wellbeing clinic 
  • Multi-purpose learning spaces 
  • Learning Resource Centre (library) 
  • Student kitchen and lounge area 
  • Experienced Student Services support on site  
  • Dedicated student study spaces 
  • Free wi-fi
Campus Building Icon | Torrens University
Available at this campus location
  • Health (opening from September 2021) 
  • Business (opening from October 2021) 
  • Hospitality (opening from October 2021)

Student life

Steps away from Central Station, our Surry Hills campus is located on the fringe of Sydney’s CBD. A cultural and creative hotspot, the area is known for its thriving social scene. Here, you’ll have cafés, bars, restaurants, boutiques and galleries at your doorstep, striking a healthy balance between study and play.
Michelle Tweedie - Bachelor of Health Science Nutritional Medicine student testimonial
Michelle Tweedie
Bachelor of Nutrition
I enjoyed learning from passionate, industry-experienced lecturers and having the flexibility to study online. The support and guidance from Success Coaches was essential in my confident transition from study to career.
  • Features
  • Facilities
  • Location
  • Walking distance to public transport, eateries and supermarkets 
  • Student Services support on site 
  • English language centre
  • Student kitchen and lounge area 
  • Dedicated student study spaces 
  • Free wi-fi
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Health, Business and Hospitality
217 Foveaux Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010

Upcoming events

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Torrens University Australia Events | Open Day | Woman talking
All Faculties
We have made the decision to move our Open Day to an online event on Tuesday 17 August.
August 2021
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All Faculties
Join us at our next Virtual Open Day where you get a chance to discover courses in Design & Creative Technology, Education, Business, Health, Hospitality and so much more!
Tuesday 17 August
4 - 6pm (AEST)
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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.

Darren Peters| Staff

Darren Peters
Program Director ¬ Business


Darren is an experienced senior director who worked in the sport industry before moving to education. A former General Manager of Education for Surf Lifesaving Australia, Darren also served as CEO of Rowing Australia and was part of the Australian Paralympic Committee. Skilled in strategic planning, coaching and management, Darren delights in helping students and staff to reach greater heights.

Kirsten Browne | Staff

Kirsten Browne
Program Director, Hospitality, Tourism, Events and Culinary Management


Kirsten Browne has more than 20 years of international hospitality experience. After beginning her front-of-house experience in Japan, Kirsten transferred her skills to the hotel industry in a general manager role at Ibis in the UK and Sydney. Highly experienced in workplace training, Kirsten moved into hospitality management education and currently lends her expertise as an Undergraduate Program Director for higher education.

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.

Pam Megaw | Staff
Pam Megaw
Associate Dean of Health and Education 

After completing her PhD in Neuroscience at La Trobe University, Pam conducted post-doctoral research at the Medical College of Wisconsin, USA, studying circadian rhythms. In Australia, she has lectured on human physiology and biochemistry and directed the teaching of physiology and pharmacology across all health-related programs including Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Veterinary Science. Pam gained Senior Fellowship of Advance Higher Education.

Simon Pawson | Associate Dean Hospitality | Staff 
Simon Pawson
Associate Dean of Hospitality
Associate Professor Simon Pawson is currently the Associate Dean of Hospitality and the Academic Director of Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School. His expertise encompasses the management of tourism and hospitality higher education, with particular interests in social and environmental justice, destination sustainability, responsible tourism, marketing, politics and tourism leadership across the Asia-Pacific Region. Previously Simon was Head of School of International Tourism, Hospitality Management and Retail Marketing at the International College of Management Sydney. Since becoming an academic, Simon has contributed papers annually at CAUTHE, APAC CHRIE and associated tourism conferences.

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General Enquiries: 1300 575 803
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Health (opening from September 2021)
Business and Hospitality (opening from October 2021)
17 Foveaux Street
Surry Hills, 2010

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