Starting at the University

Whether you’ve got questions about applying, accepting your offer, enrolling, or orientation, you’ll find answers here.

Our island is home to a caring, creative and collaborative community. No matter where you join us from, we'll make sure you have a hands-on education, filled with adventure.

1. Find a course

We offer outstanding courses and experiences, with real-life learning and close industry connections.

In the natural and social sciences, our whole island is your campus. And in the arts, our students find themselves at the heart of a creative revolution.

We also never forget our fascinating history, and always honour our Indigenous heritage.

Courses and study info

2. Apply to study

Applying to study with us is simple and free. Whether you're interested in studying full-time, part-time or online, we offer flexible courses to suit your lifestyle and commitments.

We're also here to guide you through the entire application process.

How to apply

4. Get access to your university systems

Once you've accepted your offer to study with us, you'll have access to your University of Tasmania systems within 24 hours.

  • If you're new to the university, you will receive your new login details (via pop up and/or email to the address you applied with). You'll have access to the portal once you've accepted your offer to study with us.
  • If you’ve accepted an offer to study with us in the past, you will already have a university email address to log in with but you may need to reset your password.

How do I get my username and password?

Student Portal

Your one-stop information
and resources hub

Access all university systems (Webmail, MyLO, Timetable, eStudent), study support, career guidance and personal counselling, read about student news and events, get personalised notifications, book appointments, and much more.
Login to student portal


Your study administration tool
Manage many aspects of study in your easy to use platform, including:
enrolling in units,
updating your contact details,
viewing your fees and printing an invoice,
accessing your exams timetable, and
viewing your graduation eligibility.
Login to eStudent


Your easy-to-use online study tool
You’ll find your unit outlines, assessment information, online tests, tutorial sign-ups, discussion boards, readings, lecture recordings, assessment results, and messages from your lecturers. To help you figure things out, a detailed tutorial will be available when you login.
Login to MyLO

5. Enrol in your units

Once you've accepted your offer, the next step is to enrol in your units. You can manage this in eStudent.

Attending an enrolment session is a great way to prepare for university. These help you with the administrative parts of studying, including enrolling in units, finding your timetable, understanding fees, and learning about the online systems you'll use.

Check out our enrolment guide (Student Portal)

6. Attend orientation

Orientation is a key part of starting your journey at university. Running the week before classes commence, you’ll connect with other students, explore your new learning environments, and learn about all the support services available to you.

We also offer UniStart - an online program that helps you develop the skills to succeed at university. These include critical thinking, research, and assignment writing. We'll also teach you to get more out of lectures, tutorials and online learning.

Orientation week program

Ask Us

Before you get access to the Student Portal, you can find out more about starting at the University by checking out our frequently asked questions.

We also have student advisers that specialise in a range of different areas to help you get started. These include course specific student advice, learning advice, International student experts, accessibility specialists and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advisers.

Explore our FAQs

A great student lifestyle

There's more to university than study. That's why we encourage you to explore beyond the classroom and take part in the social opportunities on offer. You can connect with new people through events, sports, volunteering opportunities, and more.

Tasmania offers a living experience unlike any other. You can go from the world’s wildest art festivals to World Heritage natural beauty – all within a day.

Discover more about Uni life