International studentsWith globally recognised qualifications from Torrens University Australia, you'll be equipped to work anywhere in the world. Our International Prospectus can help you take the next step.
Onshore International ScholarshipFor new international students commencing onshore in Trimester 3 and 4 2023, you can take advantage of this scholarship which offers up to 35% off your total tuition costs.
#2 in Australia for international graduate employmentWe are ranked 2nd in Australia for employment of our international undergraduates here and around the world*
*QILT, Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching, 2021
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Why study with us?
As the country’s fastest-growing university, Torrens University Australia brings a fresh approach to higher education. With employability at the center of everything we do, we offer industry-relevant courses taught by leading experts. Our flexible study options, personalised approach and partnership placements will help you find a career you love.
Top 10 for student support and teaching quality
Our students ranked us 10th in Australia for student support and teaching quality (QILT, 2021).*
Customise your course and study online, on campus or a blend of both.*
#7 for quality of education
We are ranked 7th for quality of entire educational experience (QILT, 2022).*
Study optionsWe offer flexible study options, with campuses around Australia and industry-leading online courses. Torrens University delivers globally recognised qualifications across a broad range of interests, meaning you’ll be well equipped to work anywhere in the world. There are a number of study pathway options and English language programs.
Why study in Australia?One of the most culturally diverse countries in the world, Australia is an ideal choice for international students. On top of vibrant cities and natural beauty, Australia offers a world-class education system, high standard of living, and great employment opportunities.
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We have excellent teachers who are masters in their own fields. Because of their support, I didn’t find my studies stressful. I encourage international students to come study at Torrens University.Shristi KhatiwadaMaster of Public Health (Advanced), Nepal
My online study experience has been engaging and my experience has been nothing but positive. In the beginning, I had a hard time finding the answers to questions because I wasn’t sure where to look. Amazingly, before I could blink, I was automatically assigned a success coach that continuously supports and assists me.Mansuetus IgbokaMaster of Business Information Systems , Nigeria
The hands-on approach to teaching really helped me become job-ready, especially because nursing is demanding, competitive and requires critical thinking.Ann MangkikisDiploma of Nursing, Phillippines
The university has not only helped me in my studies, but it has also helped me to develop fully. I had the opportunity to be the “voice of students” and support activities to benefit other international students.Niti SharmaMaster of Business Information Systems, India
Visa requirementsYou may apply for a student visa once you have the following documents:
- Confirmation that you have been accepted to study at Torrens University
- Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
- Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
Living costsFrom tuition fees to general expenses, there are certain costs you need to consider before you make the move to Australia.
Student accommodationThere are many different options for accommodation in Australia. Costs vary depending on which city you’re in and where you choose to stay.
Student accommodation options
Visit our campusesOur national campus network provides the flexibility to suit your lifestyle needs. From what they offer to what they look like, get a feel for our campuses before you walk through the door.
Fees and scholarships
Ready to applyThere are a number of ways international students can apply for a course at Torrens University.
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Frequently asked questions
How many hours can international students work in Australia?From 1 July 2023, the number of work hours allowed during study terms and semesters will be capped at the increased amount of 48 hours per fortnight, during study terms and semesters. Find out more at Study Australia.
All people working in Australia have basic rights and protections in the workplace, including minimum pay and conditions. The Fair Work Ombudsman makes sure that these rights are protected and enforced fairly under Australia’s workplace laws. For more information, please visit Fair Work.
What is a full-time study load?International students on a student visa must be enrolled in a full-time study load.
A full-time study load is determined by EFTSL (Equivalent Full-Time Student Load) and not hours per week. You must be studying a minimum of one EFTSL per academic year. For example; if you have 24 subjects to complete over three years, you will be required to enrol in 8 subjects per academic year x 3 = 24. Please remember your three trimesters are compulsory study periods.
Can I study my course online?International students must study no more than one-third (33%) of their total subjects online. You must study at least one (1) face-to-face subject in each compulsory study period (unless it’s the last subject required to complete the course). For more information, please read the enrolment policy.
International students on a student visa are required to study full time i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year.
Quality assuranceTorrens University Australia applies the same standards of admission and commitment to international students as for Australian students. Our comprehensive student services network ensures you are supported throughout every step of your admission and learning experience, giving you the best possible opportunity to succeed.
Learn more about Quality AssuranceTorrens University Australia applies the same standards of admission and commitment to international students as for Australian students. Our comprehensive student services network ensures you are supported throughout every step of your admission and learning experience, giving you the best possible opportunity to succeed. Torrens is registered by Australia’s national regulator of higher education, the Tertiary Education and Standards Agency (TEQSA). TEQSA assesses universities for compliance with the Higher Education Standards Framework to ensure a high standard of teaching and curricula, quality student outcomes, and a positive student experience.
The Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS Act) and related legislation is designed to safeguard the interests of students coming to Australia on student visas. The legislation aims to protect and enhance Australia’s reputation for quality education, to provide tuition protection, and support the integrity of the student visa program. The ESOS Act ensures that international students studying in Australia receive the same standard of education as Australian students and are treated fairly regarding the payment of fees and receiving refunds.
Torrens University Australia meets the ESOS requirements as a registered Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider in Australia, CRICOS provider number 03389E.
The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the Australian national system that sets the standards for Australian qualifications. All courses offered by Torrens University Australia are AQF compliant.
Torrens acknowledges that circumstances beyond the control of a student may impact on the ability to commence or continue study after tuition fees have been paid. Our International Student Refund Policy outlines the conditions for providing a full or partial refund of fees.
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