Torrens University announces partnership with the Melbourne Football Club

Melbourne Football Club team huddle

Torrens University is excited to announce a new partnership with the Melbourne Football Club. Melbourne Football Club is one of the oldest professional sporting clubs in the world, with a proud history dating back to 1858.

As the preferred education partner of the Melbourne Football Club, Torrens University will provide the Club’s AFL& AFLW players, coaches, staff, members and partners with the chance to further their education with access to our wide variety of courses and study options.

Torrens University Chief Commercial Officer Jerome Casteigt said the university was proud and excited to be partnering with the Melbourne Football Club.

“This partnership allows players, staff and other key stakeholders of the club to pursue a flexible and quality education, to help them grow and develop their career opportunities,” Mr Casteigt said.

“An exciting part of the partnership with the Melbourne Football Club is that our students will have the opportunity to undertake internships with the club, enhancing their industry experience and enabling them to be ‘job ready’ when they graduate.”

Torrens University offers undergraduate, graduate, higher degree by research and specialised degree programs in a wide range of academic disciplines, delivering programs both online and in-person. Melbourne Football Club Chief Executive Officer Gary Pert said the club was delighted to welcome Torrens University as an official partner.

“As you learn more about Torrens University as an organisation, you get a sense of the priority they place on their students and their commitment to their learning environments,” Mr Pert said.

“As an organisation, we pride ourselves on our ability to teach and develop staff and players – ensuring these learnings can be applied in real life. It’s this shared drive to always grow and learn that makes this partnership with Torrens University so well aligned.”

The three-year partnership with the Melbourne Football Club will also connect Torrens University with the wider Melbourne Football Club community, showcasing our full range of flexible education options and the partnership as a whole.



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