Stepping up in the face of a crisis: Nursing student becomes Psychiatric Nurse

Professor Cath Rogers | Dean of Health

For many Australians, the COVID-19 pandemic is having serious effects on their mental health. Loneliness, isolation, and fear of the illness are among the issues people are struggling with every day.

Article by Professor Cath Rogers, Dean of Health

Respecting diversity and encouraging inclusion are essential aspects of a nurse’s work, and central to our goals at Torrens University Australia and THINK Education. Together, our lecturers and students go beyond the stereotypes to build careers based on passion, commitment and equality.

One outdated stereotype is that nursing is not a career choice for men. This view has been hard to shift, but there are early signs that this might finally be changing.  And, at Torrens University, we intend to lead the way.


Meet Isabel Urrego, Senior Learning Advisor at Sydney campus and one of our student support specialists. Our team of Learning Advisors includes industry and education experts who will support you throughout your studies to make sure you stay on track to success! They offer a free academic support service to all students.

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We all want to eat healthy. But knowing exactly what that means can be tricky. It seems like every week a new miracle diet or superfood pops up. It can be hard to figure out what’s kosher...


There is a false attitude towards beauty therapists that the highest career goal they can reach is working in a nail salon. As any beauty therapist who’s ever worked in a day spa at a deluxe five-star resort can tell you, this is not the case.

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My name’s Matt. ​My camera and I explored what the Greatest Degree on Earth might look like. I met with brilliant minds, went behind-the-scenes at some of the world's coolest brands and discovered some amazing places to study. Did I mention I visited 5 continents in 12 days?