The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is Australia’s fourth oldest university. It is ranked in the top 300 universities worldwide, and it is one of Australia’s premier universities for teaching excellence, having received more teaching awards than any other Australian university.The University of Tasmania has 182 bachelors and 111 masters students.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • UTAS recently ranked 292nd in the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities, placing it in the top 15 in Australia.
  • Based in Tasmania - the perfect playground for students.
  • More teaching awards than any other Australian university.



Founded in 1890, the University of Tasmania has a rich and proud history, it is the fourth oldest university in Australia - currently 127 years old.


At the University of Tasmania, we bring together the brightest minds to address challenges of local and global significance.Through our research endeavours we strive for individual and discipline excellence, and we are proud of our major contributions to state, national and international discovery and innovation. Our comprehensive research cuts across a spectrum of fields, ranging from ocean and Antarctic studies, and marine biodiversity; through to agriculture; creative digital industries; and basic, clinical and population health.


The notion of partnership characterises the way we operate. Our primary partnership is between staff and students who work together in the areas of core business: achieving excellence in teaching and learning and research.

The University of Tasmania continues a long tradition of excellence and commitment to free inquiry in the creation, preservation, communication and application of knowledge, and to scholarship that is global in scope, distinctive in its specialisations and that reflects our Tasmanian character.

The University will provide leadership within its community, thereby contributing to the cultural, economic and social development of Tasmania through its Statement of Values.

Bachelor's programmes

Social Sciences (97)
Humanities (52)
Law (52)
Medicine & Health (41)
Computer Science & IT (31)
Applied Sciences & Professions (3)


Student services

The university provides a range of services to enhance students’ experiences and support academic success. These include:

  • A comprehensive orientation program to introduce international students to the university and life in Tasmania
  • International student advisors, who are available to provide individual advice on practical, personal and academic matters
  • English language support
  • Academic and peer mentoring

Housing services

Accommodation Services manages student residences on three university campuses across the state of Tasmania.In addition to providing housing to undergraduate, postgraduate and AMC (Australian Maritime College) vocational students, during the academic year we also provide short stay and group/conference accommodation during the summer.Accommodation varies from traditional halls of residence to self-contained apartments.

Student Life

Campus life

When you’re spending most of your day on campus, it’s important to know you’ll be in a great environment. The University of Tasmania campuses are vibrant, with buzzing student hubs, lush gardens, stunning architecture and quiet nooks. There’s always something happening, whether you want to meet other students or just enjoy uni life.


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  • 343 THE

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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