Campuses

Accommodation

View across Derwent from Christ CollegeThe University of Tasmania's Accommodation Services manages on-campus student residences on College Road, on the upper part of the Sandy Bay campus:

As well as the Mount Nelson Villas, which are located on Nelson Road, above the campus.

Student accommodation on the Sandy Bay campus has views of the Derwent River, Hobart, or surrounding bush, and each is within walking distance of all campus facilities. A free courtesy bus, which is available during the academic year, travels from the Sandy Bay campus to the Medical Sciences Precinct, Tasmanian College of the Arts and Conservatorium of Music (all located in central Hobart, about 10 minutes' drive away).

Accommodation Services offers a diverse student program including academic support, social, cultural, environmental, sporting and health and wellbeing programs for residential students. The residential support team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Other accommodation options

Jane Franklin Hall

Jane Franklin Hall is the only fully-catered, traditional, independent, residential college in Tasmania.

Affiliated with the University of Tasmania, Jane is more than accommodation. It is a community where lifelong friendships are made and academic learning is valued. We aim to provide students with the best possible experience and support in which to pursue their studies. We have a strong culture of academic success and a fully-funded, all-inclusive Academic Development Program. This ensures that our residents receive the extra academic support they require to reach their potential.

At Jane we cater for our residents every meal, every day. This gives our residents one less thing to worry about and allows them to stay focused on studying and making the most of University life.
We take the safety and security of our residents seriously and there is always a member of our on-site residential staff team "on call" to respond resident needs 24 hours a day. Residential Staff are well-trained and equipped to respond to every situation.

Our other facilities include a regular bus service to all areas of the university campus, dedicated areas for private and group study, shop open evenings during semester, Internet and IT access laundry with dryers tennis court, games room, billiard room, gymnasium, television lounges with DVD and Austar.

We are situated midway between the centre of Hobart and the Sandy Bay University of Tasmania campus.

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University of Tasmania approved accommodation for students under 18 years old is available in Hobart at Springvale Hostel.


The University of Tasmania now manages a number of student off-campus accommodation properties located nearby to the Sandy Bay campus. Properties include self-contained single 'bedsits', one and two bedroom flats and some larger four and five bedroom units.

If you have any questions in regards to finding and registering for accommodation please contact enquiries@accommodation.utas.edu.au