Founded in 1890, the University of Tasmania has a rich and proud history which was celebrated in 2015, as part of our 125th anniversary. We're the fourth oldest university in Australia and this vintage earns us the prestigious title of a sandstone university; one of the nation's oldest tertiary institutions.
UTAS Library plays a pivotal role in supporting the learning, teaching and research of the University. The Library has a physical presence in seven locations across four campuses and delivers a wide range of online resources and services both on and off-campus.
The University is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its students when undertaking study, research or other work at a University campus or facility or undertaking approved field work activities.
The University of Tasmania has campuses within the three main regions of Tasmania: Hobart in the south, Launceston in the north and Burnie in the north-west – ensuring full representation throughout the state. We also have two campuses in Sydney.
The Tasmania University Union (TUU) was established in 1899 to stand up for our rights as students.
As a student of the University of Tasmania you are automatically a member, and are entitled to all TUU benefits and services.
As a member of the TUU, you have access to:
The University of Tasmania is accredited with the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses to Overseas Students (CRICOS).