About University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The University of Tasmania (UTAS), founded in 1890, is Australia’s fourth oldest university and is located on the island state of Tasmania. It has more than 25,000 students and 23 institutes, research centres and centres of excellence across three campuses. The university is known for its distinctive teaching programs and strong research capabilities in the areas of science, engineering and technology, Antarctic studies, maritime studies, business, law, education, humanities and social sciences, creative arts and health sciences. Our graduates fill senior positions the world over.
There are currently 1200 graduate research students at UTAS earning the institution a five star ranking in the proportion of graduate research students enrolled.
UTAS is a medium sized university offering the benefits of smaller classes, personalised attention, and ready access to supervisors and administrative staff. In addition there is a wide range of services and facilities, both academic and recreational, available to all students.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014
QS World University Rankings 2015