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Hobart campuses

Hobart is a perfect slice of urban living on the edge of pristine wilderness. Study in the heart of the city, on the harbour, and by the beach.

Sandy Bay

Our beachside Sandy Bay campus is located five minutes' drive south of the city centre.

In addition to purpose-built teaching and learning facilities, this campus has a range of on-site amenities and resources, many of which are located in the Tasmanian University Union (TUU) building on Churchill Avenue.

Take a tour of our Sandy Bay campus

Aerial view of Sandy Bay campus and surrounding area,

The Hedberg

The Hedberg is one of Tasmania’s most ambitious arts projects to date. The building houses purpose-built, soundproof and digitally-equipped rehearsal and practice rooms, an integrated multi-room recording suite, and two key performance spaces – the Recital Hall and the Salon – as well as sound-stages and broadcast capacities.

Take a tour the Hedberg

Street view of the Hedberg building.

Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS)

Located on Hobart’s waterfront, IMAS combines Tasmania's strengths in marine and Antarctic studies in one precinct, offering opportunities for collaborative research of state, national and international significance.

The building provides world-class teaching and research facilities for around 300 students and staff.

Take a tour of IMAS

Waterfront view of the IMAS building with Aurora Australis vessel.

Medical Science Precinct

In the heart of Hobart CBD, the Medical Science Precinct (MSP) accommodates research facilities for our Menzies Research Institute, our School of Medicine and the Royal Hobart Hospital.

Take a tour of Medical Science Precinct

Stsudents enjoy the seated area outside the main entrance the Menzies building.

Creative Arts Precinct

Our vibrant creative precinct brings together artists across Fine Arts, Design, Media, Music, and Theatre and Performance. Hone your creativity in the fully-converted, late-19th Century space that is the the iconic Jones & Co. IXL jam factory.

The precinct is also home to the Plimsoll Gallery and Entrepôt, which is an arts supply store, and a café.

Take a tour of Creative Arts Precinct

Future student tour one of the art studios and look at some of the wartwork.

The Media School

Located in Salamanca, our Media School shares space with Hobart’s leading media organisations. You’ll find yourself rubbing shoulders with practitioners from news, communications, and other screen organisations.

Take a tour the Media School

Student about to walk up the stairway to the Media School.

Accommodation

At Student Living, you have the chance to live right in the heart of the action. You'll access affordable rent and a community of creative and curious minds.

Our Fountainside, Midcity and Hobart Apartments offer all the conveniences and attractions of city living. For those seeking a little more tranquility, Sandy Bay is an oasis of calm, less than 10 minutes from the city.

Explore our accommodation options

Services and facilities

In addition to purpose-built teaching and learning facilities, the Sandy Bay campus in Hobart has a range of onsite amenities and resources, many of which are located in the Tasmanian University Union (TUU) building on Churchill Avenue.

  • Lazenby's Café - A bistro-style licensed cafe in the centre of the Sandy Bay campus. Coffee and breakfast is available from 8 am week days.
  • Suzy Lee Café - Located in the Union Building, the Ref has had a makeover to become Suzy Lee, offering a range of Asian-inspired dishes such as dumplings, banh mi, sushi and even bubble tea. There is also a hot chip stand, and the barista bar which offers coffee, cakes and sandwiches.
  • Uni Bar - The Uni Bar is a licensed venue and a great place to wind down after a hard day at uni. The Uni Bar has a selection of beer and cider on tap and is located in the Union Building.
  • Trade Table Café - Located on the lower ground floor of the Centenary Building, the Trade Table offers sushi, salads, soup, sandwiches, cakes and slices, confectionery and a range of hot and cold drinks.
  • Greens - Greens is located beside Lazenby's Cafe, and offers a range of fresh smoothies and healthy snacks.
  • Pepperz Café Bar Restaurant - Located beside Accommodation Services at the top of College Road, Pepperz serves tasty, low cost meals 7 days per week. Pepperz has great views of the Derwent River and features indoor and outdoor seating. Refer to the Pepperz Menu (Facebook).
  • University Staff Club - The University Club is in Dobson Road on the Sandy Bay campus and is open to members and their guests for morning tea and lunch. The club also has private function rooms and a catering service is available.
  • Source Wholefoods - Source Wholefoods is a not-for-profit grocery store and cafe selling a wide range of local and organic produce. Source Wholefoods is located at 12 French St, Sandy Bay, just behind the TUU Building.
  • Our childcare centre is located on the Sandy Bay campus, and managed by Lady Gowrie. This facility can experience periods of high demand, so bookings are essential and waiting lists often apply.
  • The Library has a huge range of printed and electronic information resources to help you with your studies. There are five University libraries in Hobart: the Morris Miller and Law libraries on the Sandy Bay campus, and the ClinicalCarington Smith Library in Hobart city.
  • Some library learning hubs offer 24-hour access. However, access to the libraries varies depending on the academic year. Please check the current Library opening hours.

Contact

  • The University Shop and Post Office (located directly opposite the Co-op Bookshop in the Union Building) sells a range of items including newspapers and magazines, personal items, snacks and Metro bus tickets. The shop also provides postal services through Australia Post, dry cleaning, passport photos and academic gown hire.

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