Launceston is a thriving hub for entrepreneurs

Launceston is quickly becoming a benchmark for regional Australian cities as a ‘uniquely entrepreneurial’ place for new businesses. There has been year-on-year growth for the number of micro business startups in Launceston and there’s never been a better time for entrepreneurs to take advantage of Launceston’s great lifestyle and business opportunities. Launceston was also the first city in Australia to offer gigabit-speed internet connection (1,000 megabits per second) and continues to be a hub for technological innovation in Tasmania.

Launceston's CBD features many well-preserved Victorian and Georgian buildings which are still in use today.

Launceston has a highly-connected business community

Good professional support is vital for any entrepreneur, or for anyone newly entering the workforce. Professionals in Launceston can benefit from engaging with the local business community through groups like the Northern Young Professionals Network (NYPN) or the Launceston Chamber of Commerce. Networking with your professional peers can provide new opportunities to grow your business and meet likeminded people in your industry.

The University's new Inveresk campus will be situated alongside Launceston's scenic Tamar River.

The University of Tasmania is revamping the Bachelor of Business

Our new accelerated teaching model exclusive to Launceston means you can complete your full Bachelor of Business in just two years. This means you can focus on your studies and get a head start on entering the workforce. The degree has been developed in consultation with the Launceston Chamber of Commerce and incorporates extensive, multifaceted industry exposure including guest speakers, industry networking events, and internships. 

Interested in studying business in Launceston? Apply now.