University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Australia

About UTAS

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a public research university located in Tasmania, Australia. Established in 1890, it is the fourth oldest university in Australia and has a rich history of academic excellence. UTAS is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight, which comprises Australia's leading research-intensive universities. The university has a strong reputation for research and teaching, with a focus on sustainability, marine and Antarctic studies, and health sciences.

According to the QS World University Rankings 2023, UTAS is ranked 293th in the world and 12th in Australia. The university is particularly renowned for its marine and Antarctic research, with the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) being one of the leading research institutions in the world. UTAS is also highly regarded for its law, education, and health sciences programs.

UTA is the only university in Australia to have a campus in Antarctica. The university's Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies operates a research station on the continent, which is used for scientific research and education. Additionally, UTAS is home to the world's largest collection of Tasmanian Aboriginal artifacts, which are housed in the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Campuses

The main Hobart campus is set on 100 hectares in the suburb of Sandy Bay, overlooking the Derwent River and five minutes' travel from the city centre. It has magnificent Mount Wellington as a backdrop and much of the upper campus is in natural bushland.

Much of the upper campus is in natural bushland. Closer to the city centre are the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, the Clinical School (and more recently the medical sciences building) and the Tasmanian School of Art. About 10,000 students are enrolled at the Sandy Bay campus. Here are some amenities near our campus.

The main campus offers a range of state-of-the-art facilities including a nursing simulation centre and a Human Interface Technology Laboratory.

The Australian Maritime College, an institute of UTAS, is also located here and is Australia’s best-equipped maritime education, training and research institute with facilities including training vessels, an integrated marine simulator, towing tank, fire fighting and emergency response centre, a flume tank, a cavitation tunnel, and a model testing basin.

Closer to the city centre in Launceston at Inveresk are the School of Visual and Performing Arts, and the School of Architecture and Design. The Inveresk site is notable as an inner-city cultural precinct providing a focus for theatre, visual arts and design. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Based at Burnie on the picturesque north-west coast, the award-winning Cradle Coast Campus is set in peaceful rural surroundings and offers a modern, purpose-built teaching and learning facilities.

The campus underwent an extensive expansion in 2008 and offers students flexible teaching and learning spaces and new exercise and recreational facilities including the Wellness Centre and the outdoor Rage Cage. Here are some amenities near our campus.

The University established a presence in Sydney in 2006 through the School of Nursing and Midwifery, and is now teaching at two Sydney campuses.

The Darlinghurst campus is located in the inner city, close to both train and bus services, and offers the Bachelor of Nursing.

The Rozelle campus is located in the inner western suburbs of Sydney, approximately a 20-minute bus ride from the CBD. The Rozelle campus also offers the Bachelor of Nursing and recently introduced a Bachelor of Paramedic Practice. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1890
Student
Population
14838
Staff
Population
753
Male to Female
Ratio
42 : 58
International
Students
18.%
Social
Accreditations
Strengths
Marine Engineering
ARWU, Marine_Ocean Engineering
2nd
Politics
ARWU, Political Sciences
5th
Agriculture & Forestry
ARWU, Agricultural Sciences
7th
Geography
ARWU, Earth Sciences
9th
Biological Science
ARWU, Ecology
11th
Marine Science
CUG, Earth and Marine Sciences
11th
Veterinary Science
ARWU, Veterinary Sciences
11th
Media & Communications
ARWU, Communication
14th
Pharmacy
CUG, Pharmacy and Pharmacology
14th
Law
ARWU, Law
17th
Psychology
ARWU, Psychology
17th
Environmental Science
ARWU, Environmental Science & Engineering
18th
Sociology
CUG, Sociology
18th
Civil Engineering
ARWU, Civil Engineering
19th
Economics
ARWU, Economics
19th
Education
ARWU, Education
19th
Nursing & Health Science
ARWU, Public Health
19th
Chemistry
CUG, Chemistry
20th
Hospitality & Tourism
ARWU, Hospitality & Tourism Management
20th
Medicine
CUG, Medicine
20th
Scholarships
UTAS Dean of Business and Economics Merit Scholarship
50% for tuition
Limited quantity
UTAS Dean of Sciences and Engineering Merit Scholarship
50% for tuition
Limited quantity
UTAS Dean of Law's Merit Scholarship
50% for tuition
Limited quantity
UTAS Dean of Medicine’s Merit Scholarship
50% for tuition
Limited quantity
Tasmanian International Scholarships
25% for tuition
Unlimited quantity
UTAS ASEAN Scholarship
15% for tuition
Unlimited quantity
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Hotline
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Notable alumni

Mary Elizabeth Donaldson Crown Princess of Denmark
Mary is the wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark who is the heir apparent to the throne of Denmark. She studied at the University of Tasmania for five years from 1989 to 1994, and completed a combined degree in Commerce and Law.

Ewan Crawford Former Chief Justice
Ewan Charles Crawford (born 8 April 1941) is an Australian judge and former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Tasmania. He was a Council Member of the Law Society of Tasmania between 1972 to 1984, and became President of the Law Society for 1979–1980. He graduated from University of Tasmania on 12 May 1964 with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours.
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