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Getting academic content

Your academic 
team is an inspiring mix of lecturers, coaches and learning support experts who are here to help you grow. Plus, academic life includes online systems and tools that facilitate learning. Shall we take a tour? Follow me!

Your academic team

Your academic team are critical partners in your learning success. 

Lecturers will guide you through course content, challenge you to think differently and help you to grow into the professional you want to be. They're also inspiring industry leaders in their own right who can help you to stay abreast of developments and innovation in your field.

You also have access to a personal Success Coach who will mentor your throughout your study journey. They will be your go-to person when it comes to developing your skills and reaching your career goals.

Coaching for your success

So, what does success mean to you? Shall we find out together?  
A Success Coach partners with you from week one to graduation, to empower you to: 

  • progress through your course 
  • get to know and use your strengths for study and beyond 
  • gear up for your career  

Our team has a rich and diverse background to give you the insight, knowledge and pep talk you need, when you need it. Check out who we are:  

  • coaching professionals 
  • senior academics 
  • health advocates 
  • creatives 
  • business analysts 
  • industry whiz kids 

You can talk to us about: 

  • motivation and momentum 
  • your strengths profile 
  • how you use your strengths to get ahead 
  • your study goals  
  • your course 
  • your subject choices 
  • your classroom experience 
  • study and workload 
  • support services available to you 
  • our industry  
  • your career aspirations 
  • And more (it's all about you) 

As a new student, you will be automatically assigned a personal Success Coach. Excited? Check your inbox in Week 1 to find out who will be coaching you. 
And, keep an eye out for Group Strengths Sessions on campus and online.  

Your online environment

Your student systems, academic tools and learning resources are located on one of three online portals. Below is a brief overview of what each one is, what you'll need it for and what you'll find there. 

Your Campus Portal (also known as Service Hub)

You've made it, you're on the Campus Portal right now. Great work. 

We use the Campus Portal homepage to share important online and on-campus community news including changes to timetables, enrolment information and events.

Come here whenever you need to find support services, course information and careers guidance. There is loads of useful information available that you can access anytime of any day.



Campus Portal

Your Student Portal

The student portal is where you will find your student administration (admin) information and keep your details up to date.

Student admin includes personal details such as your home address, phone number and next of kin and student information such as  fees, class timetable, grades and links to policies.

Your portal even gets its own unique name:

APM - Campfire   William Blue - Concierge   Torrens - MyTorrens  CATC - The Spot   Billy Blue - The Pool Room   
ACNT - Health Point   ANCB - Beauty Spot



Student Portal

Your Learning Portal  

We use the names Blackboard and Learning Portal interchangeably because they are exactly the same thing.

The Learning Portal is an essential tool in your study journey that you'll use to access your classes, course-specific tools, student forums and learning resources. It's also where new students will find Online Orientation.


Learning Portal

Your Library

The Library is the heart of our college and offers you a comprehensive selection of full-text articles, eBooks and online resources that are available 24/7. When it comes to resources and research skills, your Library is your best friend.
You can also attend on-campus and online library workshops and there are plenty of study tips and tricks available on the library website.

Library Website

Your Learning Support Team

Aside from your helpful and knowledgeable lecturers, we have a dedicated team of learning professionals known as your Learning Support Team on hand to assist you with: 

  • Writing (essays and reports) 
  • Study techniques 
  • Presentation skills
  • Goal setting 
  • Grammar and spelling 
  • Time organisation 
  • Creating an effective study environment 
  • Academic learning 

You can access Learning Support online through your Learning Portal or talk to your Student Services team.

Learn more about Learning Support Visit Learning Support Online