Division of the Provost

Visiting Fellows & Visiting Scholars Program

Nominations for round 12 of the University of Tasmania's Visiting Fellows and Visiting Scholars Program is now open. Grant funds will be available to support visits to the University in 2017.

The program offers Visiting Fellowships and Scholarships to support short-term visits to the University by academics, scholars and other eminent individuals, normally from outside of Tasmania. The program is designed to benefit areas or activities of strategic priority for the University by, for example: strengthening academic networks to underpin ongoing scholarly activity; achieving scholarly outcomes (e.g. publications) in key areas, through research leadership and collaborative research; enhancing the professional development of University staff through exposure to teaching and learning leaders; enhancing educational programs through collaborative teaching projects; and raising the scholarly and public profile of the University.

On this site you will find the Program Policy, Procedures, Nomination Form and Financial Advice to assist in the preparation of nominations.

Nominations must be received by the close of business (5pm) on Wednesday 14 September 2016 and should be sent to the Office of the Provost, Private Bag 51 Hobart, or emailed to Provost.Office@utas.edu.au.

The University’s Homestay program, is a flexible accommodation option available to anyone connected with the University for study or research purposes. Several visiting researchers and academics have chosen Homestay as their accommodation and have had very positive experiences.

For  more information, please refer to the Homestay Accommodation webpages: http://www.accommodation.utas.edu.au/university-accommodation/homestay.

Let's Explore Tasmania Card - Visiting Fellows and Visiting Scholars have the opportunity to visit, explore and encounter Tasmania's World Heritage sites, pristine wilderness, fine food and wines, extraordinary wildlife and a vibrant arts culture through the Let's Explore Tasmania card. The card will provide access to a range of discounts and special offers with accredited tourism operators around Tasmania.

Cards can be picked up from the local Student Centre, the visitor will need to provide their visitor(staff) ID or their letter of invitation to the Student Centre.