Accommodation Services

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Applications are open to continuing and new students of the University of Tasmania or a UTAS affiliated institution.

There are accommodation options in both Hobart and Launceston, so please make sure that you select an accommodation option on the campus where you will be studying.

Demand for residential accommodation is high so we strongly recommend that you apply early. Residencies normally span the full academic year, although a small number of one-semester places are available.

When you have successfully completed your application you will be given an application number and password. Don’t lose them. You will need them to check on the progress of your application in the future.

Offers for accommodation will be made from around November each year and are subject to an holding fee of $150, payable when you accept your offer.

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International Students First Study Year Accommodation Guarantee

To assist first year international students in their transition to the University of Tasmania, UTAS provides an accommodation guarantee when the following conditions are met.

Accommodation Guarantee Conditions

To be eligible for the accommodation guarantee, you will need to:

  • Be undertaking your first year of study at University of Tasmania (UTAS) in 2018;
  • Apply for accommodation as a single student;
  • Complete the online accommodation application by 3 November 2017;
  • Apply to study full-time in a UTAS degree or study abroad program for 2018;
  • International Students: Receive confirmed Offer of Enrolment for your course by 24 November 2017;
  • Accept the accommodation offer for a full year contract (February to November), unless you are completing a one-semester study abroad program; and
  • Pay the Security Deposit $500.00 and Holding fee $150.00.
  • Subject to availability

Note: That Newnham, Inveresk, West Park and Hobart apartments are subject to the National Rental Affordability Scheme conditions and require an additional eligibility testing and are subject to signing a lease agreement once eligibility is confirmed.

If you will be under 18 years of age when you arrive in Tasmania and you require the University of Tasmania to complete a CAAW (Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation/Welfare) form to gain your student visa, you are not eligible to apply for accommodation with Accommodation Services until you have turned 18 years of age.

Please contact the International Students Office for further details regarding accommodation options.

Alert Icon Australian Maritime College Students

If you are attending a course at the Australian Maritime College that is classed as a Seafaring Course - for example, Deckwatchkeeper, PreSea, Chief Mate Master, Chief Engineer - or if your course does not run from 17 February to mid November, please apply online using the links below. Once you have registered an account, you will have the option of applying for “AMC Seafaring Vocational Courses”.

Applying for Conference and Short-Term Accommodation

If you are interested in booking conference or short-term accommodation or are interested in our conference facilities please contact us.

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