Open to Talent

Issue 2: May 2014

Professor Peter Rathjen, Vice-Chancellor

An important conversation

This magazine was created to be part of a conversation between Tasmania and its University. It is a conversation about transforming lives, building economies and communities, and creating impact through research and learning. Most of all, it is a conversation about our future. Read more

marathon health

Marathon health

The University of Tasmania is behind one of the world's biggest and longest-running studies.

sharing key to learning

Sharing key to learning

Making new friends and opening doors for people to experience what the University can offer.

Northern Life

home sweet home

Home sweet home

New apartments allow more Tasmanians to access higher education.

new provost

New Leadership

The Newnham campus recently wecomed the University's new Provost, Professor Mike Calford.

going global

New goal to go global

The University has bold ambitions to double international student enrolments by 2019.

isaiah's painful plea

Isaiah's painful plea

Student Isaiah Lahai escaped civil war in Sierra Leone and survived 14 years in a Guinean refugee camp.

grads share a day at the office

Grads share a day at the office

Australian Maritime College students offer a snapshot of their incredible experiences.

Agricultural Science

farm grows knowledge

Farm grows knowledge

University of Tasmania students get their hands dirty learning about life on the land.

Boronia flower cloning success

The sweet smell of cloning success

It's taken nearly 40 years, but Bob Menary has produced a boronia variety that promises big rewards.

New Beginnings

campus new semester

A new year full of promise

In Hobart, Launceston and Burnie, about 10,000 students begin their time at the University of Tasmania.

Clare Smith

Clare leads the way from the USA

Tasmanian finalist for this year's Young Australian of the Year.

new imas building

Views to match world class research

A look inside the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies.


MOOC: don’t be spooked

Some institutions might be concerned, but the University of Tasmania is embracing online learning.

southern gospel choir

Choir shares its soul

Generous Tasmanians help the Southern Gospel Choir reach the big stage.