Open Day program

17 September 2023 | Hobart

Sandy Bay campus, 10am – 2pm, at the Stanley Burbury Theatre

With all courses on display, Hobart Open Day is your opportunity to talk to academics and students to get a feel for uni life.

At our Sandy Bay campus, there will be food trucks, fun hands-on activities, and tours of our spaces.

Our IMAS, Medical Science Precinct (MSP), Hedberg,  Behavioral Lab and Hunter St campuses will also be open, with free buses departing regularly to get you there and back.


  • Hurricanes cricket will have player signings, activities, games and merchandise available.
  • Jack the Jack Jumper will be roaming Open Day, come say hi and have your photo taken.
  • Riawunna Aboriginal Student Support
  • Student Academic Success
    Talk to our Student Success team about supports available throughout your time at the University of Tasmania.
  • Jane Franklin Hall
    Living at Jane is about more than having a place to stay while studying. It's your home away from home, where you'll find the support to excel on your university journey, a place to create lifelong friendships and join an ever-growing community that you're a part of from your first step in through the door.
  • Learning Abroad
    Map Game - find out where you can study as part of your university degree.
  • Sustainability
    Be part of our sustainability journey, learn about the ways in which staff, students and community members are making change for sustainability. Get to know the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and test your knowledge to find out how well you can match the SDGs to our areas of study.
  • Library
    Visit us to hear about our library services, to take a tour through our diverse spaces and to explore our library collections.
    Tours: 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm
  • Scholarships and Prizes
    We have plenty of ways to make pursuing your educational dreams affordable and accessible.  Find out what assistance is available to you, to support you to make the most of your time studying.
  • Student Accommodation
    Join a vibrant student community living near or on-campus where you'll make friends and share the best lifestyle and uni experience.
  • Student Wellbeing
    Learn about wellbeing supports while you study
  • TUSA Clubs and Societies
    Visit our many clubs and societies scattered throughout the event. Chat to the students about all the fun things you can do outside of studying.
  • Stress Free Zone: The alternative entry into uni
    Don't stress! The uni offers diverse learning pathways, no matter your educational background or ATAR. Let's celebrate the kaleidoscope of learning through the eyes of our prospective students and take a big breath. University is for everyone.

Sandy Bay campus


  • Business Bar
    Rock up to the Business Bar, grab a mocktail and chat to our experts, current students, and graduates about your business ideas, marketing problems, and studying at university.
  • Trivia-nomics
    Test your knowledge on the world of Economics.
  • Mind your (tax and finance) literacies!
    Get ready to play Tax & Financial Literacy Bingo – it's not just numbers, it's a winning journey to financial smarts!
  • How Green is Your Accounting?
    Test eco-wisdom in a sustainable accounting showdown. Compete, learn, and champion earth-friendly financial practices.
  • Q&Accounting interactive Quiz
    Is it possible to account for happiness? What does accounting have to do with climate change? Join us for intriguing answers that might reshape your view of Accounting!
  • Employability Skills Quiz
    Elevate your employability with our quiz. Decode career essentials and clinch a sustainable surprise for showcasing your savvy.
  • Finance Fun
    Immerse yourself in our interactive finance games. Uncover the world of money, strategy, and market mastery.
  • Graduate Certificate of Sustainable Business
    Dive into sustainability through an engaging quiz. See how it meshes with the new Graduate Certificate of Sustainable Business.
  • Tasmanian Behavioural Lab
    Join the Tasmanian Behavioral Lab in boosting Tasmanians' lives! We offer behavioral insights, research, and training for impactful transformations in businesses, nonprofits, and government. Let's create positive change together!
  • Password Cracking - A Shocking Endeavor
    Children's University Activity
    Make a password and watch as it gets cracked - learn about good password practices and why they are important!


  • Learn about your Law Degree
    Discover the secrets of a Law degree and get insights into your legal journey.
  • Law BBQ
    Free sausage sizzle from 12:30pm - 1:30pm.
  • Moot Court
    Moot Court Sitting at 11 am, 12 pm and 1 pm.
  • Legal Talks
    Listen to our legal experts discuss current issues and get your burning questions answered:
    • 10:30 am Dr Emille Boulot 'Will we get back that which we have lost? The role of law in restoring nature'
    • 11:30 am Professor Tim McCormack ' Investigating ADF War Crimes in Afghanistan'
    • 12:30 pm Professor Jan McDonald 'Climate Change in the Courts'

Find out more about our courses

studying business studying law Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Business Graduate Certificate in Behavioural Insights

Visit our satellite campus on the FREE bus

We’ve made getting around Open Day easier than ever. All you need to do is hop on one of our free buses, which are running every 10 minutes from the following sites. There is also free parking on the Sandy Bay campus and next to 42 Melville St, Accommodation site.

  • University Centre, Sandy Bay
    Our Sandy Bay campus offers purpose-built learning facilities across a wide range of study areas
  • College Road Accommodation, Dobson Road, Sandy Bay
    Visit our shared flats and residential colleges with single rooms and shared facilities on the Sandy Bay campus
  • Bike Sheds, Dobson Road near, Grosvenor Crescent 
  • IMAS
    We have an interdisciplinary approach to teaching marine and Antarctic science that integrates the study of natural sciences with current practice in management, policy and law.
  • Hunter Street
    Explore the full range of Art and Design, Media, Music, and Theatre and Performance courses available at the School of Creative Arts and Media.
  • The Hedberg
    The Hedberg is a world-class performing arts precinct, located in the heart of Hobart, Tasmania that encompasses the historic Theatre Royal and the University of Tasmania.
  • Medical Sciences Precinct
    The College of Health and Medicine brings together the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, School of Psychological Science, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Wicking Centre and Menzies Institute.
  • Behavioral Lab
    See how we use behavioural science to help improve how individuals, organisations and governments make decisions in critical contexts such as work, health, the environment and the marketplace.
  • 42 Melville St Accommodation
    Tour the newly built self-contained studio accommodation or shared apartments at 42 Melville St
  • Jane Franklin Hall
    Experience a full-catered community living experience at an independent residential college affiliated with the University


Digital map of Sandy Bay campus

Sandy Bay campus

University of Tasmania
Main entry off Dobson Road
Sandy Bay TAS