Forming strong networks while you're at university makes a big difference to how much you'll enjoy your time. There are plenty of ways you can meet people and make new friends at university, including:
The University of Tasmania's Community Friends and Networks Programme (CFNP) connects students who are new to town with Tasmanian people from all walks of life. Being a part of the CFNP's activities and events will expand your networks and give you the chance to see more of Tasmania. The CFNP has a regular newsletter and Facebook pages:
The Tasmania University Union (TUU) helps you get the best out of your university life, with a range of essential services such as:
- Student representation
- Independent student advocates
- Protection of student rights
- Participation in University governance
- Events and concerts
- Clubs and societies
TUU holds an Orientation 'O' Week in the first week of semester where you can sign up for a range of student clubs and societies, covering everything from sport, art, religion, music, gaming and theatre, to faculty-based societies that link you to fellow students and professionals in your field.
Unigym is a multi-purpose fitness centre. Unigym provides health and fitness services and sporting facilities to University of Tasmania students, staff and the community. Unigym facilities and services include weight rooms, a range of exercise, fitness and relaxation classes, tennis and squash courts, a dojo, and social sports.