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Explore Hobart

Tasmania’s capital city, Hobart, has a population of 220,000. It is home to Australia’s oldest high school and second oldest university.

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About Hobart

  • Tasmania’s capital city, population of 220,000.
  • 4 University of Tasmania (UTAS) campuses.
  • 4 TasTAFE campuses.
  • 9 Government schools.
  • 5 Independent and Catholic schools.
  • Home to Australia’s oldest high school; second oldest university.

Why study in Tasmania?

Tasmania is a modern, vibrant and unique place to live and study. Whether you’re seeking a University, TAFE, English Language or High School course, Tasmania is home to first-class education institutions – with qualifications that will take you across Australia and the whole world.

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Our region offers an affordable alternative for Australian education and is very easy to get around – there are no traffic jams and pollution for students travelling from their home to classes, restaurants and shops.

By choosing Tasmania you will experience an Australian study destination with fewer international students than other Australian regions. This means that your English Language skills will improve quickly and you will have fantastic opportunities to meet local friends. Tasmanian is a safe and secure destination; our students walk freely in the evenings.

Getting here:

Travelling to Tasmania takes 50 minutes from Melbourne and 1.5 hours from Sydney by plane. There are 4 airline carriers flying to Tasmania with more than 10 flights each day, which makes Tasmania very accessible to students.

For more information about studying and living in Tasmania, visit www.studytasmania.tas.gov.au.

Last updated: Monday, 27 October 2014 5:03:30 PM

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