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Greetings from Chifley

 
Greetings from Chifley at Torrens


Changes for Trimester 1 2016


The integration of Chifley Business School into Torrens University Australia  is progressing and a special congratulations must go to you the students - you’ve taken the changes in your stride and are flourishing academically within the new assessment and module structure.

In preparation for the changes we will be sending you a series of communications on new tools we are adding to the Chifley at Torrens learning toolbox (and no it isn’t a spanner in the works!).

We will be introducing a new dynamic learning platform (with training), more academic skills workshops and further opportunities such as The Greatest Degree on Earth.

Dr Justin Pierce
MBA Program Director

Say hello to CHIP


Before we get into details, here is an overview of the Chifley Integration Project (AKA CHIP) so far:
  • 01 Jul 2015 - Torrens University Australia acquires Chifley Business School's subjects and courses
  • 01 Sep 2015 - Chifley students are fully transitioned to Torrens subjects and approved courses
  • 14 Sep 2015 - Chifley students began their first study period in Torrens subjects

So what’s next?

In 2016 we will be moving our Student & Academic Services along with the current technology platforms to the Torrens University Wakefield campus. Our online student support is being expanded to include the following platforms:
  • Wakefield and Online Hub (Live now!)
    To keep you up to date on Torrens community activities and news
  • MyTorrens  (Launch 15 Feb 2016)
    Your student portal with personalised subject and academic information
  • Learning Portal – Blackboard (Launch 15 Feb 2016)
    Connecting you across courses and discipline

Where can I find out more?

Chifley students can now access extra information at the 'Chifley at Torrens' section of the Wakefield and Online Hub.

The Wakefield and Online Hub is your one-stop-shop for online and on-campus student information.From the Hub you can access:
  • latest news, events and Torrens community activities
  • updates on enrolment and re-enrolment
  • information about your course
  • links to all other University platforms: Blackboard (The Learning Portal), MyTorrens and the Library
  • answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I get to Wakefield and Online Hub?

In one easy dance move - click on the link below or from the Torrens website (www.torrens.edu.au), click on the Wakefield and Online Hub (on the top left of the page).
Go to the Wakefield and Online Hub now!

Join Project CHIP!


We are looking for Student Project Officers to beta test the new Blackboard (student learning portal) environment and give feedback on the overall student experience.

Interested? Email your CV to jpierce@chifley.edu.au by Friday, 15 Jan 2016.
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