University of Tasmania

Rank 20
Location Hobart
Established 1890
Famous For Agricultural Sciences, Biology


The University of Tasmania is a renowned public research university in Tasmania, Australia. It was established in 1890 and is the fourth oldest university in Australia. The university has five main campuses located in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie, Cradle Coast, and Rozelle. The Hobart and Launceston campuses are the largest and offer a wide range of facilities and services for students.

The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across various disciplines, including Arts, Law, Education, Business, Health Sciences, and Science. It is renowned for its research programs in science, engineering, agriculture, and environmental studies. It is a highly regarded university with excellent academic programs and a supportive and inclusive student environment.

Services for International Students

The University of Tasmania provides comprehensive student support services to ensure students have the best possible experience during their studies. These services include academic and learning support, health and wellness counselling, career development, and disability support, among others. Many student-run societies and clubs also provide opportunities for students to connect with others sharing their interests.


  • 307th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 201-250th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 5th in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023
  • 273rd in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings


The University of Tasmania offers a range of housing options to suit the different preferences and budgets of students. The on-campus accommodation options include dormitories and apartments, which are located on the Hobart and Launceston campuses. These options provide convenience, security, and a great opportunity to meet other students. The university also assists students in finding the right off-campus accommodation, including shared houses, apartments, and private rentals in the region. 

About Location

The university has several campuses located throughout Tasmania, Australia. The main campuses are located in Hobart, Launceston, and Burnie, with additional campuses in Sydney and Rozelle. The region of Tasmania is known for its stunning natural beauty and outdoor activities, such as hiking in national parks, wildlife spotting, and exploring the coastline. There are many cultural events and festivals also that are held throughout the year, such as the Dark Mofo Festival in Hobart, the Taste of Tasmania food festival, and the Festival in Launceston.

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