What's On |Design Open Day | Torrens University

Saturday 12 August 2023

Want to know where a course in Design and Creative Technology can take you? Register your interest for Open Day to explore endless career options. Campus will be buzzing with academics, industry guests, students and alumni, who can help put you on a path to success.

Can't make it to Open Day? 
Sign up to our Virtual Open Day. View more details here.

What’s on at Design and Creative Technology Open Day

Here’s a snapshot of what to expect on the day.

See our guest speakers

Join us at Open Day to hear from past students, industry leaders and inspirational speakers about their experiences studying and working in design and creative technology.
Events Design Open Day Speaker | Imogen Frost

Imogen Frost
Sydney


Designer, Vogue Australia

A graduate of Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia, Imogen is a multi-disciplined designer and art director who currently works in the art department at Vogue Australia. Imogen is skilled in branding, packaging, digital design and animation, and has lent her expertise to Australia's top brand agencies, including Frost* Collective and Smack Bang.

Events Design Open Day Speaker | Isabel Ugonotti
Isabel Ugonotti
Sydney

Junior Graphic Designer

A Bachelor of Communication Design graduate from Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia, Isabel's work bridges the gap between art, communication and storytelling. Her work seeks to connect people, whether that be to an experience, a space or themselves.

Events Design Open Day Speaker | Olivia Gatt

Olivia Gatt
Melbourne


Creative Director

Olivia is an award-winning creative director, who holds a Bachelor of Communication Design from Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia. Creating content across various mediums including web, branding and publication design, Olivia creates from a base of art and design principles, as well as colour theory. These philosophies guide her approach to marketing and advertising.

Events Design Open Day Speaker | Elicia Muratoglu
Elicia Muratoglu
Brisbane

Founder EM Designs

First working as a graphic designer, Elicia's passion for interiors led to further studies in Interior Design at Torrens University Australia. She went on to win Graduate of the Year with the Design Institute of Australia. Having established her own multi-disciplined studio, EM Design, Elicia collaborates with architects to create beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces.

Events International Open Day Speaker | Valentina Marin Sanchez
Valentina Marin Sanchez
Sydney

Bachelor of Communication Design

Valentina is from Colombia and originally came to Australia to study English. Having fell in love with Sydney, she stayed to study a Bachelor of Communication Design with Torrens University Australia. Today, Valentina helps other international students on their study journeys.

Events Virtual Open Day Speaker Taylor Cope Wallace
Taylor Cope Wallace

Projects and Product Manager, The LADBible Group
Communication Design Graduate
Taylor is a Billy Blue graduate and scholarship winner who has worked with a world-class line-up of clients including Justin Bieber, VIVID Sydney, ANZ, Hyundai and more. Now the Product and Projects Director at LADBible Group, Taylor will be joining us to talk about where an adventure into communication design can take you.

 

Register today

To register for our upcoming Design and Creative Technology Open Day, please complete the form below. 

Can't make it to Open Day? 
Sign up to our Virtual Open Day. View more details here.

  • Sydney, Ultimo: 10:30am - 1pm (AEST)
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    Ultimo campus
    46 – 52 Mountain Street, Ultimo, NSW 2007
  • Melbourne, Flinders Street: 10:30am - 1pm (AEST)
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    Flinders Street campus
    196 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
  • Brisbane, Fortitude Valley: 10:30am - 1pm (AEST)
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    Fortitude Valley campus
    90 Bowen Terrace, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

Plan your day

Use the map and program below to help you plan your Design Open Day adventure.

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane
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Ultimo campus
46 – 52 Mountain Street, Ultimo
 
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10:30am – 1pm (AEDT)
  • Sydney schedule
    Time Activity
    10.30am
    Doors open
    Every 30 minutes from 11am  Take a campus tour
    Join us for a campus tour to explore our state-of-the-art facilities.
    Design and Creative Technology 
    11am
    Dive into Design
    Listen in on an insightful conversation on the world of Design and Creative Technology, featuring a panel of esteemed guests, academics and alumni.
    11.45am  Sibella Court presentation
    Hear from globally renowned interior designer Sibella Court. She'll share insights into her design practice and present design findings from her recent Egypt exploration trip.
    12.15pm Academic presentation: Adventure into Fashion Design, Marketing and Enterprise
    Got questions about studying Fashion at Billy Blue? You'll find all the answers here.
    Academic presentation: Adventure into Interior Design
    Get the lowdown on our courses and find out how to become a master of Interior Design with Billy Blue.

    Academic presentation: Adventure into Photography and Photo Imaging
    Discover how our Photography courses tap into your creativity and prepare you for a career in the industry.

    12.30pm Academic presentation: Adventure into Graphic and Communication Design
    Learn the ins and outs of studying Graphic and Communication Design at Billy Blue and find answers to all your questions.
    Academic presentation: Adventure into Film and Video
    Find out where a Film and Video course at Billy Blue can take you.

    It's a smart world. Get ready. 
    Step into the future of technology and get an insight into ethical hacking as you chat to our academics.

    All-day activities
    Want to apply?
    Speak to one of our friendly team members who can help you take the first step towards creating a career you'll love.
    Explore animation
    Check out the latest animation work by our students and ask our academics all your burning questions about studying with us.
    Explore next-gen game and animation tech
    Discover some of the awesome tech available in our studios, including our Rokoko Motion Capture Suit.
    Unstitch convention
    Explore fresh new work from our students, including those recently featured in Myer. Plus, test our award-winning fashion XR experience and dive into the future of learning.
    The future of tech
    Step into the future of technology. Discover the vital roles Cybersecurity, Information Technology and Software Engineering will play moving forward and how our future-focused courses can set you up for success.
    Design Expo and Student Showcase
    Explore the Design and Creative Technology faculty, chat to our Academics and Success Coaches, and see some of the amazing work by our students.
    Technology resources hub
    Check out all the industry-standard equipment and technology you will have access to throughout your course.
    Billy Blue Productions
    Immerse yourself in the world of Film and Video at Billy Blue as you enjoy a showing of student-created films.
    Rewrite the rules
    Chat to our industry-leading academics about all things Game Design and Development. Plus, check out student-created games, including ones designed for PlayStation.
    Draw Outside the Lines
    Dive into the world of Graphic and Communication Design and hear from alumni about what it's like studying at Billy Blue.
    Immerse yourself in interiors
    Learn to create the perfect flatlay by getting hands on with some of the industry-standard tech you'll use when studying at Billy Blue.
    Behind the Lens photography display
    Get a peek behind the scenes of a fashion photoshoot.
    Taking the next step
    Find out all about our postgraduate Design programs and how they can help you level up your career.
    Abandon the analogue
    Explore student work and get hands-on with the latest UX and Web Design software.
    High school students
    12pm High school students and parents info session
    Join our Future Student Advisors as they talk you through how to apply, our no-ATAR policy, scholarships and everything else you need to know.
    All-day activity Meet our Future Student Advisors
    They can match you to a course that fits you perfectly. Hear about our flexible study modes, hands-on learning and how you can secure a place with us via our Early Entry Program.
    International students
    All-day activity Meet the International team
    Come and chat to our International team about what it's like to study and live in Australia, entry requirements and what courses are available to you.
    1.00pm
    Doors close
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Flinders Street campus
196 Flinders Street, Melbourne
 
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10:30am – 1pm (AEDT)
  • Melbourne schedule
    Time Activity
    10.30am
    Doors open
    Every 30 minutes from 11am  Take a campus tour
    Join us for a campus tour to explore our state-of-the-art facilities.
    Design and Creative Technology 
    11am
    Dive into Design
    Listen in on an insightful conversation on the world of Design and Creative Technology, featuring a panel of esteemed guests, academics and alumni.
    11.45am Academic presentation: Adventure into Interior Design
    Get the lowdown on our courses and find out how to become a master of Interior Design with Billy Blue.
    12pm Academic presentation: Adventure into Graphic and Communication Design
    Learn the ins and outs of studying Graphic and Communication Design at Billy Blue and find answers to all your questions.
    All-day activities
    Want to apply?
    Speak to one of our friendly team members who can help you take the first step towards creating a career you'll love.
    Unstitch convention
    Explore fresh new work from our students, including those recently featured in Myer. Plus, test our award-winning fashion XR experience and dive into the future of learning.
    It's a smart world. Get ready.
    Step into the future of technology as you chat to our academics, and get insights into ethical hacking with a special video demo.
    Student showcase
    Find inspiration in the recent work of our students and alumni.
    Rewrite the rules
    Chat to our industry-leading academics about all things Game Design and Development. Plus, check out student-created games, including ones designed for PlayStation.
    Draw Outside the Lines
    Dive into the world of Graphic and Communication Design and hear from alumni about what it's like studying at Billy Blue.
    Immerse yourself in interiors
    Learn to create the perfect flatlay by getting hands on with some of the industry-standard tech you'll use when studying at Billy Blue.
    High school students
    11.30am High school students and parents info session
    Join our Future Student Advisors as they talk you through how to apply, our no-ATAR policy, scholarships and everything else you need to know.
    All-day activity Meet our Future Student Advisors
    They can match you to a course that fits you perfectly. Hear about our flexible study modes, hands-on learning and how you can secure a place with us via our Early Entry Program.
    International students
    All-day activity Meet the International team
    Come and chat to our International team about what it's like to study and live in Australia, entry requirements and what courses are available to you.
    1.00pm
    Doors close
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Fortitude Valley campus
90 Bowen Terrace, Fortitude Valley
 
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9:30am – 12pm (AEST)
  • Brisbane schedule
    Time Activity
    9.30am
    Doors open
    Every 30 minutes from 10am Take a campus tour
    Join us for a campus tour to explore our state-of-the-art facilities.
    Design and Creative Technology
    10.15am  Dive into Design
    Listen in on an insightful conversation on the world of Design and Creative Technology, featuring a panel of esteemed guests, academics and alumni.
    10.45am  Academic presentation: Adventure into Graphic and Communication Design
    Learn the ins and outs of studying Graphic and Communication Design at Billy Blue and find answers to all your questions.
    11.00am  Academic presentation: Adventure into Interior Design
    Get the lowdown on our courses and find out how to become a master of Interior Design with Billy Blue.
     
    All-day activities
    Want to apply?
    Speak to one of our friendly team members who can help you take the first step towards creating a career you'll love.
    Unstitch Convention
    Explore fresh new work from our students, including those recently featured in Myer. Plus, test our award-winning fashion XR experience and dive into the future of learning.
    It's a smart world. Get ready
    Step into the future of technology as you chat to our academics, and get insights into ethical hacking with a special video demo.
    Student showcase
    Find inspiration in the recent work of our students and alumni.
    Technology resource hub
    Check out all the industry-standard equipment and technology you will have access to throughout your course.
    Draw outside the lines
    Dive into the world of Graphic and Communication Design and hear from alumni about what it's like studying at Billy Blue.
    Immerse yourself in interiors
    Learn to create the perfect flatlay by getting hands on with some of the industry-standard tech you'll use when studying at Billy Blue.
    Behind the Lens photography display
    Get a peek behind the scenes of a fashion photoshoot.
    High school students
    11.15am  High school students and parents info session
    Join our Future Student Advisors as they talk you through how to apply, our no-ATAR policy, scholarships and everything else you need to know.
    All-day activity Meet our Future Student Advisors
    They can match you to a course that fits you perfectly. Hear about our flexible study modes, hands-on learning and how you can secure a place with us via our Early Entry Program.
    International students
    All-day activity Meet the International team
    Come and chat to our International team about what it's like to study and live in Australia, entry requirements and what courses are available to you.
    12pm
    Doors close

Why study with us?

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Future-proof your career

Our diverse academics and industry partners will help you gain new perspectives and a wide-reaching business network.

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Solve briefs for leading companies

Gain practical experience through internships and get involved by working with industry on live briefs as part of your course.

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Gain insights from creative experts

Our academics are leaders in the creative and design worlds. With their help, see where the industry is heading.

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