UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA (UTAS) - HOBART
The University of Tasmania offers great courses in an extraordinary location, and teaching is supported by world-leading research, so students know that they're getting direct access to the best expertise. The courses give students the opportunity to explore nature and access adventure while they study, through field work and hands-on learning experiences that take them underwater, overseas and across this incredible island. No matter which University of Tasmania campus students choose to study at, they will be close to stunning wilderness and part of a vibrant and supportive community.
The University of Tasmania’s main campus in Hobart is located in the suburb of Sandy Bay. It has panoramic river and city views and is close to shops and transport. It is a quick walk from the city-based satellite campuses including the Hedberg, the School of Creative Arts and Media, the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS), the Medical Science Precinct, the Media School and the Domain. The University also has off-campus facilities including the University Farm near Richmond, observatories and the Grote Reber Physics Museum in Cambridge, and an optical telescope located at Bisdee Tier, approximately 50 kilometres north of Hobart.
Why University of Tasmania - Hobart
- Campus Life and Surroundings: Tasmania has stylish cafes, restaurants and bars, music and arts festivals, historic cityscapes on the water, soaring snow-capped peaks, adventure sports, World Heritage wilderness and sparkling beaches. Hobart’s beautiful waterfront was recently listed as the sixth coolest neighbourhood in the world and the State was also named one of the Top Five Islands of the World by Travel and Leisure Magazine 2016. It’s a wonderful place to be a student.
- Supportive Learning Environment: As a medium-sized university with approximately 42,000 students, UTAS provides smaller classes, personalised attention and ready access to lecturers and tutors for advice and support. The dynamic international student body numbers around 7,000 students.
- Scholarships and Affordability: UTAS offers a range of generous scholarships schemes for international students. Tuition fees for international students are affordable and Tasmanian cities have a lower cost of living than most other cities in Australia, which allows for a more enjoyable student lifestyle.
- Academic Excellence: UTAS courses are globally recognised, and the University attracts some of the world’s best academics and researchers through its exciting research programs.