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Kumar Sangakkara - why he chose to play in Hobart and the benefits UTAS offers students

Sri Lankan cricket legend and University of Tasmania Ambassador, Kumar Sangakkara explains why he chose to play in Hobart over any other location in the world and the benefits the University of Tasmania and the state offer students.

Published: 22 March 2016 | Duration: 1:26

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Study nursing in the most popular city in the world! Places have opened for international students in our two-year fast-track nursing degree in Sydney in Semester 1, 2019.

This is a quota course so high-achieving students interested in this course must apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out.

Fast Track Nursing Degree – Two Years Instead of Three!

Taught in Sydney, this accredited two-year bachelor degree allows you to undertake the same six semesters of units normally undertaken over three years – including your industry placement – in a shorter, two year period so you can start your nursing career a year earlier than with a traditional nursing degree.

Accredited Course

The Bachelor of Nursing (Fast-Track Rozelle)(H3R) in Sydney is an accredited course. Once you graduate from this program you will have the knowledge and practical skills to apply to register as a nurse in Australia with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Sydney Campus

You will study at our Rozelle campus located in inner Sydney, close to the Sydney central business district and regularly serviced by reliable public transport. There are numerous government organisations in the Callan Park Precinct where the nursing school is located, including the Ambulance Service of New South Wales headquarters. During your free time, you will have ready access to all that Sydney has to offer, from the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour and famous beaches and parks as well as a plethora of cultural experiences.

Entry requirements

To gain entry to this course, you need to have successfully completed the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 program with an ATAR score of 75 or equivalent.  Year 12 subjects in English, Science and Humanities are recommended though not compulsory. You will also require an IELTS score of 7.0 with no band less than 7.0.

Visit our website for more information on entry requirements and exceptions.

Don’t miss out! If you want to study nursing in the most amazing city in the world, apply immediately as places are limited.

 

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New: Fast-Track Nursing in Sydney!

7 December 2018

Study nursing in the most popular city in the world! Places have opened for international students in our two-year fast-track nursing degree in Sydney in Semester 1, 2019. This is a quota course so high-achieving students interested in this course must apply as soon as possible...

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Whether you’re interested in a degree in maritime engineering, logistics, an MBA, or seafaring, now’s the time to apply to study at Australia’s premier university for teaching and learning. The University of Tasmania’s Australian Maritime College (AMC) is offering a number of generous scholarships and bursaries to help launch your studies into the maritime field. The stipends include 50% fee scholarships and a range of assistance for accommodation, relocation and study costs. Read on for a list of amazing offers – and don’t forget that we also offer other awards which you can find on our international scholarships pages.

AMC Principal’s Merit Scholarship*

A small number of 50% tuition fee scholarships are available to high achieving international students studying the Bachelor of Engineering (Specialisation) Honours (P4F1) commencing in Semester 1, 2019; and the Master of Logistics Management (Advanced) (27G), Master of Business Administration (Advanced) Maritime Logistics Management (27C), Master of Engineering (Maritime Design) (27B1), or Master of Professional Engineering (Specialisation) (N7E) commencing in Semester 1 or 2, 2019.

First-semester scholarship applications close Friday 16 November so get in quick. Application forms and terms and conditions are available here.

 

AMC Seafaring Scholarship*

Are you an Indian citizen interested in a career in seafaring? This merit scholarship provides a 50% fee discount to high achieving Indian students studying either the Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Engineering) (23R) [Engineer Class 2/Class 1 Phase only] or the Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science) (23Q) [Chief Mate/Master Phase only] commencing in Semester 1 or 2, 2019. Applications close Friday 16 November, 2018so apply for your degree and get your application form now!

 

AMC Global Logistics Relocation Bursary*

If you’re an international student interested in the Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management (P3E) you will be assessed automatically for an AU$4,000 relocation bursary. No application is required. As with the Merit Scholarship, Foundation Studies and English Language packaged degrees are excluded, and the bursary cannot be combined with other scholarships or bursaries offered by the University. For further details, refer to the terms and conditions.

 

The AMC also offers two scholarships for women to assist with accommodation costs so you can concentrate on your studies.

International Women in Maritime Engineering Scholarship*

International women commencing maritime engineering degrees can receive discounted accommodation at on-campus university halls of residence. For eligible Bachelor of Engineering (Specialisation) Honours (P4F1) students, you’ll receive 75% off your first year of accommodation while eligible Master of Engineering (Maritime Design) (27B1) students will get the first semester of accommodation totally free.

 

Women in Seafaring Scholarship*

We also offer a helping hand to international women wanting a seafaring career. If you are female and commencing a Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Engineering) (23R) or Bachelor of Applied Science (Nautical Science) (23Q) you could receive 100% off your first-semester university accommodation PLUS $2,000 towards your educational costs.

 

So what are you waiting for? Apply now for a maritime-related degree and take advantage of one of these incredible scholarships.

 

* Terms and conditions apply for all Australian Maritime College scholarships. Make sure to check them out before applying.

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Don’t miss out on maritime-related scholarships!

24 October 2018

Whether you’re interested in a degree in maritime engineering, logistics, an MBA, or seafaring, now’s the time to apply to study at Australia’s premier university for teaching and learning. The University of Tasmania’s Australian Maritime College (AMC) is offering a number of generous scholarships and...

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Got an eye for a great business deal? Then we’ve got three amazing offers you won’t want to pass up.

FULL AND HALF-FEE SCHOLARSHIPS AND ACCOMMODATION BURSARIES AVAILABLE!

If you interested in studying a business-related degree at a university ranked in the top two per cent worldwide, now is the time to apply to the University of Tasmania.

Our Tasmanian School of Business and Economics (TSBE) is offering three new scholarships and bursaries.

University of Tasmania Business Scholarship – 100% Full Fee Scholarship (Semester 1 & 2, 2019)

Allowing four high performing students the ability to study for fee-free* for the duration of their course, this scholarship is available to international students from Indonesia, Latin America, Nigeria and Vietnam who study any course offered by TSBE other than the Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) or Master of Professional Accounting (Specialisation) (MPAS).

Even if you’re studying a combined degree, you can still apply and if you win a scholarship you’ll only have to pay 50% of your registered tuition fees for the duration of your course.

Applying is painless – once you’ve applied for your degree, simply write a 500-word application and the selection panel will consider that and your marks.

*Find the application form, full eligibility rules and terms and conditions here.

Not eligible? Read on!

Dean of TSBE Merit Scholarship – 50% Fee Scholarships (Semester 1 & 2, 2019)

Even if you miss out on one of the 100% scholarships, you may only have to half your normal tuition fees if you are awarded the new Dean of TSBE Merit Scholarship.  Available to international students from any country studying a TSBE course other than MPA or MPAS or some combined degrees,** you don’t even need to complete a special application for this scholarship – we’ll just assess your marks to see whether you qualify for it when we assess your course application. Simple and stress-free!

**Check out the full eligibility and other rules here.

Still haven’t found the financial support that suits you? Don’t despair. There’s one final offer on the table for our savvy business students. And this time, it includes MPA and MPAS students (you thought we were going to miss you out, didn’t you?) as well as Bachelor of Business students. Read on for more details…

TSBE Launceston Accommodation Bursary – 50% off your accommodation (Semester 1, 2019 only)

Fees aren’t the only big expense when you’re studying. Accommodation costs are another burden so if you’ve got a head for figures (and you clearly do have if you’re planning on studying one of the three eligible degrees!) you’ll know how much this accommodation bursary is going to help you.

Available to all eligible*** international students commencing a Master of Professional AccountingMaster of Professional Accounting (Specialisation) or Bachelor of Business degree in semester 1, 2019 at our Launceston campus, recipients get fifty perfect off the advertised accommodation rate at one of our three available university accommodation halls for two whole years!*** The accommodation options are Kerslake, Leprena and Investigator Hall, all conveniently located on the Newnham campus in Launceston.

You’ll also get to live in lovely Launceston. Located on the picturesque Tamar River, Launceston is bursting with Georgian colonial architecture, leafy green parks and the city is host to Australia’s most popular international music and arts festival, Mona Foma (and with this accommodation offer, you’ll have some of the cheapest accommodation in town while the festival is on!). Check out some of our other blogs about this beautiful city in the north of Tasmania.

Don’t miss out though – this offer is strictly limited. When spaces fill, the offer ends so get in quick. There’s no special application form, just follow these steps to make sure you don’t miss out on a room:

  • Apply for one of the three eligible degrees in Launceston
  • Apply for one of the three accommodations in Launceston (Kerslake, Leprena, Investigator Hall)
  • Pay your accommodation deposit (it will be returned if you don’t get in)
  • Accept your course offer when you receive your Letter of offer
  • Pay your course commencement fee

***Make sure to read all the details and terms and conditions for this accommodation bursary here.

Find out more about our business and economics degrees and apply now to avoid missing out.

You can also find out about our other generous scholarships and bursaries for international students by visiting our scholarships pages.

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New scholarships and bursaries for our business-related degrees!

12 October 2018

Got an eye for a great business deal? Then we’ve got three amazing offers you won’t want to pass up. FULL AND HALF-FEE SCHOLARSHIPS AND ACCOMMODATION BURSARIES AVAILABLE! If you interested in studying a business-related degree at a university ranked in the top two per cent worldwide,...

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Are you an international student interested in studying a postgraduate IT degree? Get in quick! We’re offering half-price accommodation to international students commencing our Master of Information Technology and Systems (MITS) in February 2019.

Apply and accept an offer to study MITS fulltime with us in semester 1 2019 and you could receive this amazing, cost-saving bursary, providing half-priced university accommodation at our Launceston campus for a year.*

Receiving the bursary is simple – no application forms, just the usual course application and acceptance process and applying for accommodation in beautiful Launceston.

Apply online for the Master of Information Technology and Systems (K7I) 16-unit program at our Launceston campus. At the same time, apply for singles accommodation at either our Leprena, Kerslake or Investigator halls of residence and pay the deposit fee (don’t worry – it will be returned if for some reason you don’t get in)!

When you get your offer to study with us, accept your offer and pay your commencement fee and you’ll be assigned singles accommodation in one of the three halls in Launceston – at half the advertised weekly rate.* That’s a HUGE saving on your accommodation costs.

So don’t miss out on your half price accommodation AND an IT degree from one of Australia’s highly regarded sandstone universities. Apply now!

*Terms and Conditions apply

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Lovely Launceston

Don’t know much about Launceston yet? Don’t worry, this once hidden Australian gem in the north of Tasmania is quickly being discovered and visitors are falling in love with it – as are our students. Launceston is one of Australia’s oldest cities. Its streetscapes are dominated by Georgian colonial architecture, treelined streets and relaxing parks. If coffee is your thing, you’ll find some great cafes to while your time away with friends. Being compact, Launceston is also easy to get around by foot or bike. Only five minutes’ drive from the city, you can find yourself in a virtual wilderness at Cataract Gorge surrounded by bushland, cliffs, a natural pool to swim in and wallabies (mini kangaroos) posing for photos.

In fact, Launceston’s such a cool place, Tasmania’s most popular international music and arts festival, Mona Foma is shifting from Hobart to Launceston! (Hint: if you take up the accommodation in January, you’ll be the envy of every Australian with some of the cheapest accommodation available during the festival!).

If adventure is more your style, there is a huge range of day trips from Launceston to keep you entertained on weekends. Try swimming at sapphire blue beaches, hiking at World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Claire, mountain biking at the world-class Blue Derby, sampling fresh gourmet food and beverages, visiting lavender farms or skiing at Ben Lomond. The options are endless.

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Half-price accommodation for IT masters students in Launceston

26 September 2018

Are you an international student interested in studying a postgraduate IT degree? Get in quick! We’re offering half-price accommodation to international students commencing our Master of Information Technology and Systems (MITS) in February 2019. Apply and accept an offer to study MITS fulltime with us...

What's life on campus like?

When you’re spending most of your day on campus, it’s important to know you’ll be in a great environment. The University of Tasmania campuses are vibrant, with buzzing student hubs, lush gardens, stunning architecture and quiet nooks. There’s always something happening, whether you want to meet other students or just enjoy uni life.

 

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