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40 purpose built studio apartments completed February 2015

These modern and private studio apartments are self-contained, with their own kitchen, bathroom and study space. Located right beside the beach at West Park, Burnie, Tasmania, 10 minutes' walk from the city centre.

Video: West Park Apartments - Burnie, Tasmania

Quick facts

Location: 2-4 Bass Highway, Parklands, Burnie, Tasmania 7320 (10 minutes' walk from city centre)

Proximity to Cradle Coast campus: 3 minutes' drive (2 km), 15 minutes by bus (Metro route 41) or 31 minutes' walk

Proximity to Rural Clinical School: 4 minutes' drive (2.3 km), 13 minutes by bus (Metro route 41) or 33 minutes' walk

Lease term: flexible lease terms, up to 52 weeks

Rent: $130 per week from 2020

Bond: 4 weeks' rent to be paid to Service Tasmania

Availability: Available to domestic and international students who meet the eligibility requirements

Inclusions: Stovetop cooker, microwave/convection oven, fridge with freezer compartment, toaster and kettle; queen size bed with mattress and mattress protector; study area and chair.

Residents have access to communal spaces including laundry, social spaces and common rooms throughout the residences, an on-site cafe and resident-only computer lab.

More information about inclusions and exclusions

Rent includes:

  • power, heating, water and maintenance
  • use of a range of shared facilities and equipment such as laundry, vacuum cleaners, and common areas.
Not included:
  • internet downloads
  • bedding and linen
  • cooking utensils
  • cleaning and personal items

You will need to bring:

  • your own linen, bedding and towels
  • your own cooking utensils
  • groceries
  • cleaning products and personal hygiene items, including toilet paper.

Internet access

Studio apartments are serviced with wired and wireless network access.

Access to UTAS sites and networks is available free of charge and without restriction. External internet access is supplied via BigAir. For more information refer to the brochure - BigAir Pricing, Setup, Payment, Information and Support (PDF 538KB)

About the West Park site

The apartments are located at West Park in Burnie. West Park is a scenic beachside site that is home to the Burnie oval, Tourist Information Centre and Burnie Makers' Workshop. The local shopping precinct is a short stroll along the coastal boardwalk.

West Park is home to colonies of little penguins, a native species of flightless bird. The nearby Burnie Penguin Observation Centre is a popular tourist attraction.

See Discover Burnie for more information about the local area.

More Information

For information on other University managed housing please view our other accommodation options. Whilst there are other campus options, these apartments do have different eligibility criteria: read about eligibility criteria here or contact us for more information.