The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is an institution of global standing and impact. Ranked in the top 2% of the world’s universities and in the top ten Australian research universities, UTAS has a growing reputation as one of Australia’s premier learning and research institutions. UTAS’ success as a global university is underpinned by collaboration. The University of Tasmania is classed within the top two per cent of Universities worldwide and has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching. In 2015 alone, six University of Tasmania academics were given citations in the prestigious Australian Awards for University Teaching – the highest number for any Australian university. This recognition emphasizes the high calibre of education offered across the breadth of academic disciplines at the University of Tasmania.
For our more than 29,000 students, UTAS offers a truly international curricula and student experience. Students have broad access to a diverse range of global student exchanges, learning support programs, work placements and other learning experiences designed to prepare them for opportunities across the world. UTAS also offers a small number of high-quality teaching programs offshore, in partnership with world-recognised institutions.
It isn’t just our distinctive student experience that sets us apart. At UTAS, our researchers make exceptional contributions to the achievement of our aspirations, creating new ideas and new knowledge, contributing to future prosperity via innovative approaches to the issues impacting our society and environment. UTAS provides international leadership in four thematic research areas, each of which addresses and contributes to resolving global challenges, exploits the unique character of Tasmania and has both intellectual and social impact nationally and internationally.
These thematic strengths lie in:
- Creativity and Society
- Health and Well-being
- Environment and Sustainability
- Marine, Maritime and Antarctic
Beyond the student experience, the University’s community is strengthened by a network of more than 90,000 alumni spanning more than 120 countries. Our alumni are well-respected, working across industry, governments, the not-for-profit sector and and other universities.
One can find following disciplines at UTAS
- Faculty of Arts
- Australian Maritime College
- Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Health
- Faculty of Law
- Marine and Antarctic Studies
- Menzies Institute for Medical Research
- Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology