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Interstate and Overseas Guests

  • Your health and wellbeing is our number-one priority so we’re taking measures to keep everyone COVID-safe. The latest information on coming to Tasmania is available at Tasmanian Government - Coronavirus. Travel restrictions may change, stay up to date with the latest information before you make any travel arrangements.
  • The University does not arrange accommodation and travel for graduands or guests.
  • It is recommended that you do not arrange travel for your interstate or overseas guests until you have a valid ticket for them to attend your graduation ceremony.
  • Launceston ceremonies: There are coaches that will take you from the airport directly to your accommodation. The campus is about four kilometres north of the city and is easily reached by bus or taxi. The Albert Hall is in the centre of the city and you can walk to it from most city hotels and motels.
  • Hobart ceremonies: There are coaches that will take you from the airport directly to your accommodation. The Federation Concert Hall (at the Hotel Grand Chancellor) is on the Hobart waterfront, in the centre of the city. It is easily reached by bus or taxi.
  • Special car hire rates are available to graduates. Contact Europcar on 1800 030 118 and quote 50020833 for the special rate.
  • The Hotel Grand Chancellor offer special accommodation rates to graduands, and their families and friends in Tasmania.
  • UTAS Accommodation Services offers accommodation to graduands and their friends, guests or families for the December graduation round. Guests can enjoy the student resident experience and enjoy the convenience of staying close to your campus and ceremony venue.
  • For airline connections please consult your own local travel agent who will advise you on domestic air services within Australia as an add-on to international travel.
  • You might also like to visit the Discover Tasmania website. This site will show you interesting things to do and places to stay. It will also give you some background information about Tasmania.