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Tuesday 17 August 2021 

Virtual Open Day is a customisable online event that lets you explore life and study at Torrens University from wherever you are. Learn about your study options, take a virtual campus tour, and hear from industry and alumni speakers.

Choose your Open Day

What are you passionate about? Choose from the faculties below to find out more.

What’s on at Virtual Open Day?

Tune in to hear from our impressive line up of industry-leading guest speakers, and connect with staff and current students, as well as other potential students.


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Get in touch
Talk to our Course and Careers Advisors about enrolment, entry requirements, study options and more.
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Discover courses
Explore the courses available to you across all our faculties.
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Explore
Take virtual tours of our campuses and get a feel for student life.
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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. We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure long-term success in your career. Our academics are highly qualified and will support you in every step of your study.

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 the fields of hospitality and hotel management.
Sydney
Daniel Jones

Game Designer & Producer,

Blowfish studios

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Sydney
Daniel Jones

Game Designer & Producer,

Blowfish studios

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Sydney
Daniel Jones

Game Designer & Producer,

Blowfish studios

View more
Sydney
Daniel Jones

Game Designer & Producer,

Blowfish studios

View more
Sydney
Daniel Jones

Game Designer & Producer,

Blowfish studios

View more
Sydney
Daniel Jones

Game Designer & Producer,

Blowfish studios

View more
Sydney
Daniel Jones

Game Designer & Producer,

Blowfish studios

View more
Sydney
Daniel Jones

Game Designer & Producer,

Blowfish studios

View more

Why Torrens University?

As the country’s fastest-growing university, Torrens University Australia brings a fresh approach to higher education.

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A dedicated Success Coach
An ally to encourage, inspire and guide, your Success Coach will help you achieve your goals and create the right trajectory for your career.
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Learn from industry-connected experts
Our academics are the best in the business. With their expertise and guidance, you can find a placement in the field you love.
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Choose where you study
Our national campus network provides the flexibility to suit your lifestyle needs.

Register today

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Online
Tuesday 17 August 
4 – 6pm (AEST)

Explore the program

* Please note program is subject to change

Time Faculty Session
12:00pm All Welcome to Virtual Open Day
12:05pm Design Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Showcase: Internship with DDB
Hear from Communication Design graduate, Sarah Cassell and Head of Talent from DDB, Erin Cook on the value of industry-based learning and how Billy Blue's WIL program sets you up for success.
12:15pm Design
Student Showcase: Fashion
12:20pm Design
Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Showcase: Live brief with MIRVAC
Meet Communication Design graduate Isabel Uganotti and WIL Learning Facilitator Melinda Kapp as they explore the process of working through a WIL live brief.
12:30pm Design
Interning with Sibella Court and The Society Inc.
Hear from Interior Design student, Rebecca Day as she tells all on her experience interning and working with Billy Blue ambassador Sibella Court.
12:40pm Health Life After Graduating From A Nutrition Degree
Meet Nutrition alumni, Taryn Kennedy, and find out about her achievements within the industry since graduating.
12:50pm Health
Counselling to Assist Regional Areas
Hear from Grace Brennan, Founder of Buy from the Bush, as she chats to Lisa Walsh, Program Director, about Counselling in regional areas.
1:00pm Health
Diploma of Nursing
Hear first-hand from our nursing graduate Shannon as he chats about his study journey.
1:05pm Health Being a Business Owner and Naturopath
Alumni Lisa Hilbert, Naturopath, Herbalist, and Founder of Tea Tonic. Lisa talks about her experience studying Naturopathy and how her love for tea led her to becoming a successful business owner.
1:10pm Business Hear from the Australian Grand Prix (Formula 1) Business Development Executive
1:20pm Business
Community Partnerships
Hear about Work Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities for Torrens University Business students.
1:25pm Business
A day in the life of an Event Manager
Hear from Kylie Clarke, Strategic Partnerships and Growth at Evise, as she sits down with Jessica Pankiw to discuss a typical day in the life of an Event Manager.
1:35pm Hospitality Hospitality & Tourism Management
An interview with Stuart Ayres Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney.
1:40pm Hospitality Hospitality Management
Professionals share why now is a great time to study Hospitality Management.
1:45pm Education Postgraduate Education Courses
Meet Jeanette Kesser, Program Director, to find out about our postgraduate education courses which provide fresh perspectives on teaching.
1:50pm All School Leavers Information session
1:55pm All Reach your global career goals with Torrens University Australia
2:00pm All Event Close

Trent Nayler | Games
Trent Naylor
Games

Trent is a co-founder of Sydney-based games studio Pygmy Tyrant. He has designed and created gaming content for more than 20 years and has worked with high-school and university students for nearly 12. He is currently the Senior Lecturer in Games for Media Design School Sydney and he hopes to see games grow as a medium for art and storytelling.

Ivan Kintanar | Digital Media Design and Creative Technology | Staff
Ivan Kintanar
3D Animation

Ivan has worked in the 3D industry for more than 15 years as a VFX, 3D and games artist. He has numerous film, TV and game credits for working on projects with 2K Games, Tacx, Saatchi & Saatchi, Buick and more. Ivan is a 3D lecturer for Digital Media at Billy Blue College of Design.

Liam Key
Film and Video

Liam has freelanced in industry for the past 10 years, working with clients such as ABC and Queensland Government. Liam also works as an experimental digital artist producing award winning projects in fields such as post-production, 3D animation, virtual reality, interaction design, robotics, projection mapping, VJing, interactive public installation and is currently focusing on laser light installations.

Danni Liu
UX and Web Design

Danni has worked in the design industry for 15 years and been a lecturer at Billy Blue College of Design at Torrens University Australia for 12 years. She is skilled in Web Applications, UX/UI Design, Adobe CC, Concept Development, and Corporate Identity.

Daniel Coelho | Design | Creative Technology
Daniel Coelho
Photography

Daniel has been a professional photographer for over 20 years, working with DDB, BBDO, Leo Burnett advertising agencies, and clients such NAB, Coles, Luxottica, Manly Council, University of NSW, and Blackmores. His education journey started in 2013 when he joined the Photo Imaging department to manage the online program nationally. Daniel is a passionate and innovative educator who believes in student-centred approaches to teaching.

Mel O'brien | Interior Design and Creative Technology | Staff
Melissa O'Brien
Interior Design

Melissa is an interior architect, designer, decorator, stylist, researcher, and educator with 15 years' experience across these fields. She has a Bachelor of Interior Architecture from UNSW and a Masters of Design from Torrens University. With a background predominantly in large-scale commercial projects, Melissa is now a Director with Maxwell + Shirley, an interior design practice working primarily in residential architecture and interior design, and is also a senior academic in Interior Design and Decoration at Torrens University.

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Charmaine Dennis
Flinders Street


Founding Director, Fertile Ground

Charmaine is a naturopath, fertility expert, mentor, writer, mother and businesswoman with 20+ years experience. She is the founding director of Fertile Ground Health Group and The Melbourne Apothecary, co-author of Create A Fertile Life and The Breakfast Project, and co-creator of the Be Fertile relaxation series, among other projects. Her inspiration is making health and wellbeing accessible to everyone.

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Joshua Djordjewitsch
Fortitude Valley


Independent designer & wholesaler for Dogstar

Joshua is a Billy Blue graduate and independent designer, as well as a wholesaler for fashion label Dogstar. Joshua's own label, Djordjewitsch, is ruled by unconventional designs and brutalist silhouettes in luxury fabrics. Joshua has collaborated with First Nations artists for Brisbane Fashion Month and hosted an exhibit of work in a Studio Space.

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