University of Tasmania, Australia

Quick facts:

  • 1890
  • 27000
  • 21000
  • 6000
  • 1226
  • 50000
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undergrad: 21,243

postgrad: 5,540

UTAS was established in 1890 and is Australia’s fourth oldest university. UTAS offers more than 110 undergraduate degrees across traditional and specialised disciplines, as well as a generous scholarship program. The University has three world-class institutes: the Australian Maritime College (AMC), Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) and Menzies Research Institute Tasmania. With over 27,000 students, UTAS has campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie, as well as two Sydney campuses for programs in Nursing and Paramedic Practice. 

UTAS offers various undergraduate and graduate programs in a range of disciplines. UTAS has also been consistently ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia for research and has links with 20 specialist research institutes, cooperative research centres and faculty based research centres; many of which are regarded as nationally and internationally competitive leaders.

The University is a university offering both research and teaching. Domestically, ranked within the 14-17th bracket in Australia.[18] based on the 2010 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), issued by Jiao Tong University. Also, in the newly published Excellence in Research for Australia, the University was ranked 14 in Australia for its research quality. The University is ranked 357 based on the QS World University Rankings 2012


  • Arts
  • Australian Maritime College
  • Business - Faculty Office
  • Education
  • Health Science
  • Law
  • Marine and Antarctic Studies (Institute for)
  • Menzies Research Institute
  • Science, Engineering & Technology (Fac. Off.)

Statistics as of 2010.

Student accommodation:

Choose between several styles of accommodation and support options on the Hobart and Launceston Campuses.
Each residence is unique, offering a range of social, cultural and sporting opportunities in an environment conducive to study and academic achievement.
Hobart campus: Christ College, John Fisher College,University Apartments and Mt Nelson Villas.
Launceston campus: Leprena, Kerslake Hall and Investigator Hall.

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Sport & Fitness:

Operating as a multi-functional fitness centre, Unigym goes beyond the realms of a traditional gym and delivers a comprehensive range of multi-sport and relaxation options allowing you to add as much variety and flexibility to your exercise regime as you like.

From traditional gym services to personal training and court sports, our aim is to find the right avenue for you to enhance your personal fitness and lifestyle.

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Address: Grosvenor Crescent, Sandy Bay TAS 7005

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