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Forming strong networks while you're at university makes a big difference to how much you'll enjoy your time. There are plenty of ways you can meet people and make new friends at university, including:


The University of Tasmania's UTASLife connects students who are new to town with Tasmanian people from all walks of life. Being a part of UTASLife activities and events will expand your networks and give you the chance to see more of Tasmania. UTASLife has a regular newsletter and Facebook pages:

Tasmanian University Union

The Tasmania University Union (TUU) helps you get the best out of your university life, with a range of essential services such as:

  • Student representation
  • Independent student advocates
  • Protection of student rights
  • Participation in University governance
  • Events and concerts
  • Clubs and societies

TUU holds an Orientation 'O' Week in the first week of semester where you can sign up for a range of student clubs and societies, covering everything from sport, art, religion, music, gaming and theatre, to faculty-based societies that link you to fellow students and professionals in your field.


Unigym is a multi-purpose fitness centre which provides health and fitness services and sporting facilities to University of Tasmania students, staff and the community.

Unigym facilities and services include weight rooms, a range of exercise, fitness and relaxation classes, tennis and squash courts, a dojo, and social sports.