Torrens University Australia is a for-profit university located in Adelaide, South Australia. It is part of the Laureate International Universities network and is Australia's third private university.
An application from Laureate Education Asia to found a private university was approved by the Government of South Australia in October 2011.
It was accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency in 2012. It originally expected to open in 2013 but now plans to commence teaching in 2014.
The founding President and Vice-Chancellor is Professor Fred McDougall, former deputy vice-chancellor and vice-president of the University of Adelaide.
The university is based in the Torrens Building, shared with Heinz College Australia (an international campus of Carnegie Mellon University) in Victoria Square, Adelaide.
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