Campus Information - Hobart Campus
The University's campus at Hobart is set on one hundred hectares at Sandy Bay, not far from the city centre and on the River Derwent. It has the magnificent Mt Wellington as its backdrop and much of the upper campus of the University is in natural bushland.
The campus caters for around 9,500 students with many of the faculties on site.
Hobart campus, 10 minutes by bus from the city centre (left) and Central Hobart campus (right)
Two parts of the University that are closer to the city centre are the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music and the Centre for the Arts. The Clinical School of the Faculty of Medicine is also in the city next to the Royal Hobart Hospital. Most students find accommodation either on campus or nearby. The new University apartments are very popular with students.
Shops, Bars & Cafeterias
The Union Building at Hobart houses a cafeteria (The Refectory), a mixed shop, a post office, a book shop, a hairdresser, a bar, banks, the student health service, a travel agent and the Contact Centre.
Faculty of Business building (right)
The Contact Centre is an information centre and service. Among its many services is sending and receiving faxes for students.
Lazenby's Bistro. Popular for coffee and a chat.
Textbooks and stationery required for University courses can be purchased at the bookshop. A student discount applies on all books. Second hand textbooks are also stocked.
New apartments on Hobart campus
The Sport & Recreation Centre
The Sport & Recreation Centre on the Hobart Campus offers students a comprehensive range of individual exercise equipment and activities, as well as the opportunity to participate in social sports.
- a multi-purpose sports hall for the following activities -
- indoor soccer
- rock climbing wall
- a weight and circuit room
- an aerobics room for the following activities -
- martial arts
- 6 squash courts
- 5 outdoor tennis courts
- 2 outdoor netball courts
- 2 outdoor volleyball courts
- 1 rugby ground
- 1 football/cricket ground
- 3 soccer grounds
- 1 outdoor climbing wall
Central Science Laboratory
The Central Science Laboratory (CSL) is a facility for centralising major items of equipment usedby more than one University Department.
It also provides certain Federal Government and State Government organisations and local industries with access to sophisticated equipment and scientific services.
- Computer Support Services
- Confocal 2 Photon Microscope
- Electron Microscopy
- Elemental Analysis
- Fourier Transform Mid-Infrared, Near-Infrared and Raman Spectoscopy
- Gas Chromatography - Mass Spectrometer
- Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
- Magnetic Resonance
- Molecular Genetics
- Organic Mass Spectrometry
- Proteomics Mass Spectrometry
- Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry
- Technical Services
RESEARCH & FEES