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University life is more than just study, here is what has been happening around the grounds.

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Find out what's going on, follow the links below or call our Student Sport Development Officer on +61 3 6226 5743.

UTAS Sport

University life is more than just study, we offer a galaxy of activities to keep you fit, healthy and connected to your university experience.

Stay up-to-date with all the sports happenings on the UTASLife Facebook page and browse through all the sports clubs on the TUU website.

We have something for everyone and every level, so to find out what's going on, follow the links below or call our Elite Athlete and Sport Coordinator Kelly Scott on +61 3 6226 1762


Unigym is a multi-purpose fitness centre located on the University of Tasmania Sandy Bay, Newnham and Cradle Coast campuses.

The centres provide health and fitness services including fully-equipped weights and cardio areas as well as a range of group fitness classes. There are also squash courts, tennis courts, sports halls and sports grounds available to hire.

Hobart: +61 3 6226 2084

Launceston: +61 3 6324 3092

Fitness timetables

University Nationals

Regional and national sporting competitions held annually by Australian University Sport (AUS).

In 2018, National Division Two was held on 1-7 July with division One 22-27th September on the Gold Coast.

It’s an opportunity for all UTAS students to join over 1,500 University and TAFE students from across Victoria and South Australia for a week of exciting sport and social activities.

There are over 15 sports on offer from basketball to ultimate Frisbee and everything in between! Don’t miss your chance to be part of Team UTAS, make new friends and maybe even win a medal!

More information: UniNationals | Jarrod Stephens

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“The best week of our lives”

Run with us

Run With Us is a new University of Tasmania initiative for 2018 to raise our level of participation at running events held throughout Tasmania.

We invite all current students and staff to participate in a choice of six running events throughout the year.

By registering to represent the University, UTAS will cover a percentage of the entry cost into each race.

Like and follow the Unigym Hobart or UTASLIfe Facebook page for updates and to register for each event as part of the University of Tasmania Team.

Register and compete in more than two events and go in the draw to win a $200 Running edge voucher to replace your worn out shoes after your events.

Winner to be announced at the end of 2018!

Download the Run with us flyer (PDF 1.6MB)

Elite Athletes

The Elite Athlete Program provides support to domestic and International students enrolled at the University of Tasmania who have been recognised as Elite Athletes.

The program assists Elite Athletes with any issues impacting on their studies and sporting commitments, such as negotiating flexible study options. Elite Athletes have access to an Elite Athlete (EAFU) Contact, who can provide personalised advice and assistance.

Elite Athletes from the University of Tasmania have competed in events such as the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, World Championships, National Championships and the University Games.

Social Sport

Unigym Hobart and Launceston host social sport competitions each Semester. Sports offered may include Basketball, Futsal, Netball or Ultimate Frisbee.

Tasmania University Union (TUU) sports clubs play a vital role in campus life, offering students with similar interests the chance to get together and enjoy a life outside academia.

With over 40 active Clubs around the state, there is bound to be one to suit you. Stick to a mainstream sport like cricket, football or tennis or why not try your hand at something new like bike polo, fencing or kendo?

Sports Fund

The University of Tasmania Sports Fund assists students to participate in university sporting clubs. It’s designed to support student-athletes in their academic and sporting endeavours.

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