Graduation

Interstate and Overseas Guests

  • The University does not arrange accommodation and travel for graduands or guests.
  • It is recommended that you do not arrange travel for your interstate or overseas guests until you have a valid ticket for them to attend your graduation ceremony.
  • Launceston ceremonies: There are coaches that will take you from the airport directly to your accommodation. The campus is about four km north of the city and is easily reached by bus or taxi. The Albert Hall is in the centre of the city and you can walk to it from most city hotels and motels. The University's International Office may be able to help with enquiries about Launceston.
  • Hobart ceremonies: There are coaches that will take you from the airport directly to your hotel or motel. The University Centre is at the Sandy Bay campus of the University and is about four km from the centre of the city. It is easily reached by bus or taxi. The University's International Office may be able to help with enquiries about Hobart.
  • Special car hire rates are available to graduates. Contact Europcar on 1800 030 118 and quote 50020833 for the special rate.
  • Special accommodation rates are available to graduates. Contact Hotel Grand Chancellor in Hobart and Launceston for UTAS graduation accommodation packages (PDF 94KB).
  • UTAS Accommodation Services offers accommodation to graduands and their friends, guests or families for the December graduation round.  Guests can enjoy the student resident experience and enjoy the convenience of staying close to your campus and ceremony venue. 
  • For airline connections please consult your own local travel agent who will advise you on domestic air services within Australia as an add-on to international travel.
  • You might also like to try the Tourism Tasmania website. This site will show you interesting things to do and places to stay. It will also give you some background information about Tasmania.