Why choose Tasmania?

Tasmania is renowned for natural beauty, opportunity for adventure and lifestyle. It has access to some of the most spectacular natural heritage listed areas in the world and a dense, fascinating tapestry of geological features.

Tasmania has a cool temperate climate with four distinct seasons. Summer lasts from December to February, with average daily temperatures between 17C-23C. The winter months are from June to August, with average daily temperatures between 3C-11C.

Hobart is the capital city of Tasmania and is characterised by waterfronts, markets, boating, shops, parklands, museums and art galleries. Tasmania has an enormous food and lifestyle culture so that you are spoilt for choice with cafes, restaurants, vineyards, wineries and gourmet markets. Some of the most pristine beaches, forests and island attractions are within close proximity to UTAS campuses for you to explore whilst undertaking your research degree.