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About University College

University College was established in 2016 to develop and deliver a range of innovative vocationally focused courses to meet existing and emerging workforce needs. As an academic unit of the University of Tasmania, University College offers a range of contemporary and flexible programs which cater for students who wish to study in different ways and become work ready upon graduation. These programs provide the knowledge and qualifications to enter directly into industry and also offer an attractive and cost effective pathway into Bachelor degrees. The range of Diploma and Associate Degree awards offered by University College not only provide tailored education to enter specific professions but deliver the knowledge and skills needed to easily transfer from one career to another throughout the course of employment.

University College prides itself on having courses that:

  • encourage students to learn in a style that they find most effective
  • are high quality and up-to-date
  • deliver the knowledge and skills to enter directly into employment
  • focus on the student experience, teaching, learning and support
  • are delivered flexibly to provide easy access for students in regional areas
  • have been developed in partnership with industry using the latest approaches to digital technology
  • produce commercially aware, technically competent, creative, and equipped for life-long learning graduates