World-class study, research and lifestyle

World Class
Study

I couldn’t have made a better decision in choosing the University of Tasmania. There are lots of opportunities.

Dr Lionel Nichols Arts Law Alumnus
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UTAS has been ranked in the top 2% worldwide. (ARWU 2015)
$4
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was allocated to student scholarships in 2014

Geology: Understanding the discovery of water on Mars

Geology provides a framework to interpret the discoveries being made on other planets, like that of water on Mars.

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We have students from 147 countries

Truffle gold in Tassie

Henry Terry knows truffles – and he knows how to apply his knowledge to create an effective and growing business here in Tasmania. Agriculture teaches a broad range of skills, from soils to climate but that's not all it can teach you, as Henry has discovered.

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World Class
Research

“In contemporary society, the idea about being healthy has become something of a moral imperative."

Dr Michelle Phillipov Senior Lecturer, Journalism, Media and Communications
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We have produced 110 Rhodes Scholars
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We are one of Australia's top 10 research universities

Uncovering the missing link in Darwin’s theory of evolution

Research has found that selenium correlates to nearly every major extinction and growth event in Earth’s 4.5 billion year history.

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More than 900 students benefit from scholarships while they study with us

World leading facilities at AMC

Whether it's the cavitation tunnel, the tow tank, or even the newly created facilities for underwater vehicles, the Australian Maritime College is world leading. Undergraduate students are given valuable exposure to these excellent resources, giving an educational experience like no other.

Research Themes

Data, Knowledge and Decisions

Researchers at the University of Tasmania are collecting and analysing huge data sets to build new models to improve community, environmental and economic outcomes, providing a better foundation for policy and business practice. These new approaches are significant not only for Tasmania, but across international jurisdictions.

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Research Themes

Marine, Antarctic and Maritime

Sitting at the edge of the vast Southern Ocean, Tasmania is the ideal laboratory in which to advance understanding of temperate marine, Southern Ocean, and Antarctic environments.

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Research Themes

Better Health

Researchers at the University of Tasmania are taking a new approach to health, which is predictive, preventative and participatory. We aspire to meet the healthcare needs of an ageing population with multiple chronic conditions, reduce the growing burden of preventable chronic disease, deliver convenient and affordable health services and improve consumer engagement in health care.

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Research Themes

Creativity, Culture and Society

University of Tasmania researchers are at the forefront of developing and refining creative ideas to improve social policy and community wellbeing. In identifying solutions to today's complex challenges, we recognise the importance of resilience.

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Research Themes

Environment, Resource & Sustainability

Tasmania is an island laboratory of global significance, home to contrasting ecosystems that share a common evolutionary history and an outstanding natural heritage.

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World Class
Lifestyle

The pristine environment is really beautiful. I climb, I hike, I cycle and just love immersing myself in the wilderness.

Rachel Chong Masters of Business Administration student
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Over 100 public lectures, forums and events being staged by the University in 2016

World class experience and study in Tasmania

Tasmania’s enviable lifestyle is being celebrated across the globe. There is no better place to play and learn. And it's all right here on the doorstep at UTAS. Take a peek at what’s on offer…

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