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Everything we do at Torrens University is driven by industry. You’ll gain first-hand experience working in your chosen industry and graduate work-ready, with the competitive edge to help you land your dream job.

We are led by industry

At every stage of planning and updating a course, we engage with industry players to understand what roles are in demand. We work hard to understand the skills and knowledge you will need to succeed and create the curriculum that will help you find a career that you love.

We also partner with some of the most prestigious and influential organisations in Australia and around the world to give you the experience, skills and network to launch a successful career. Here are just a few of the organisations we work with:

Is your organisation interested in collaborating with us?

Practical industry experience

Across our faculties, we offer a range of work experience opportunities that will see you gradate with a competitive edge to start your career.

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Design
You’ll learn in state-of-the art design studios with industry-standard equipment and software, and complete live briefs for industry partners so you graduate with a polished portfolio.
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Health
The Practice Wellbeing Centre lets you apply what you learn, helping clients improve wellness across a range of disciplines.
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Business
Receive live briefs from top companies and do work placements through our network of partner organisations, which includes some of the biggest brands in Australia.
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Hospitality
Receive live briefs from top companies and do work placements through our network of partner organisations, which includes some of the biggest brands in Australia.
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Technology
Meeting live briefs for our technology industry partners will give you the chance to apply what you learn in a practical context.
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Nursing
Nursing students train in our world-class hospital simulation labs, where you'll learn by treating hyper-real dummies.
  • Design

    You’ll learn in state-of-the art design studios with industry-standard equipment and software, and complete live briefs for industry partners so you graduate with a polished portfolio.

    Billy Blue College of Design

  • Health

    The Practice Wellbeing Centre lets you apply what you learn, helping clients improve wellness across a range of disciplines.

    Health courses and degrees

  • Business

    Receive live briefs from top companies and do work placements through our network of partner organisations, which includes some of the biggest brands in Australia.

    Business courses and degrees

  • Hospitality
    Our world-class facilities include a fine-dining restaurant in Sydney and a simulated hotel in the Blue Mountains, where you’ll develop your skills with hands-on experience. Hospitality courses and degrees
  • Technology

    Meeting live briefs for our technology industry partners will give you the chance to apply what you learn in a practical context.

    Technology courses and degrees

  • Nursing

    Nursing students train in our world-class hospital simulation labs, where you’ll learn by treating hyper-real dummies.

    Nursing courses and degrees

Industry-embedded curriculum

Your experience inside the classroom is designed around industry, with curriculum designed around industry and academics who are leaders in their fields. You’ll also learn with guest lecturers, live briefs, and industry-standard equipment and facilities.

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Industry accreditation
Our curriculum is accredited and endorsed by relevant industry bodies, so you can be confident that your education is of the highest standard.
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Industry-experienced academics
Our teaching staff are leaders in their field, to ensure you’re learning up-to-date skills and knowledge.
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Co-delivery partners
We collaborate with industry-leading organisations to deliver extraordinary programs and initiatives that help you become leaders and innovators in your field.
  • Industry accreditation

    Our curriculum is accredited and endorsed by relevant industry bodies, so you can be confident that your education is of the highest standard.

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  • Industry-experienced academics
    Our teaching staff are leaders in their field, to ensure you’re learning up-to-date skills and knowledge.
  • Co-delivery partners
    We collaborate with industry-leading organisations to deliver extraordinary programs and initiatives that help you become leaders and innovators in your field.

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Industry placements

Outside the classroom, we help you gain practical industry experience with a range of opportunities for work placements to help give you an insight into your future career.
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Success Coaches
We’ll connect you with a Success Coach, a qualified professional with experience in your industry, who will help guide you through study, work experience and even beyond graduation.
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Social Enterprise Hub
This program matches you with a value-driven organisation for work experience that lets you make a difference in the world.
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Careers Connect
This digital career services centre connects you to industry for a range of services designed to help you develop employability skills and plan your life after study.
  • Success Coaches

    We’ll connect you with a Success Coach, a qualified professional with experience in your industry, who will help guide you through study, work experience and even beyond graduation.

    Meet our Success Coaches

  • Social Enterprise Hub
    Discover our Social Enterprise HubThis program matches you with a value-driven organisation for work experience that lets you make a difference in the world.

    Discover our Social Enterprise Hub

  • Careers Connect
    This digital career services centre connects you to industry for a range of services designed to help you develop employability skills and plan your life after study.
Learn from industry inside and outside the classroom

Industry-standard facilities

Across our national network of world-class campuses, we use the same facilities, equipment, hardware, software and processes that you’ll use in your career, so you graduate confident in industry environments.

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Applied research

We also aim to give back to industry by encouraging applied research that builds the body of shared knowledge in a field. Our Research that Matters framework is all about making sure that the improvement of society, the environment and the human condition remains central to our work.
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Workforce Edge

We work with industry to design creative employer solutions, from bespoke branded programs that let you take a hand in educating the next generation of industry leaders, to customised courses based on objectives specific to your organisation.

We can also help with study pathways and skills development, to help prepare your workforce to meet the demands of the ever-changing world.

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