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We’ve heard a lot about social distancing lately, but what does it actually mean?

The University have implemented the rule of being “physically distant and socially connected”. To protect our community, we all need to do this.

Here’s how it works:

✅ Keep 1.5metres away from others (even if they aren’t sick).
✅ Don't shake hands, hug or kiss.
✅ Avoid crowds and gatherings.
✅ If you’re...

Everything you need to know about social distancing

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As you may know, the Government has introduced strict guidelines to protect Australians from the spread of COVID-19.

To follow these guidelines and protect our community, we’ll be closing some of our shared spaces, including all campus libraries, from 6pm today (25 March).

We understand how important these spaces are to students and researchers. That’s why we’re working to minimise any...

Student COVID-19 updates

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If you’re studying with us, be sure to follow all the daily updates on our UTASLife page.

Student COVID-19 updates

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An update:

We’d like to let you know what we’re doing to keep our students, staff and the wider Tasmanian community safe.

Classes are now being delivered online, and unit coordinators will be contacting students with details.

Students can also head to this page, which will be updated with information daily: [ Bit.ly Link ]


As you may know, the Government has announced new...
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An update on our Sydney campuses:

Student, staff and community safety is our first priority. For this reason, we have closed our Darlinghurst campus today.

If you’re a student at one of our Sydney campuses, you’ll receive updates from your unit coordinators. Please be sure to regularly check your emails.

All lectures and tutorials for Darlinghurst and Rozelle have now been transferred...
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An update on our census date:

As part of our response to COVID-19, we've made some important date changes to ease any concerns.

For all coursework, the census date for semester 1 is 23 March 2020. This is the last date students can withdraw without academic or financial penalty.

However, our ‘last withdrawal without fail’ date has been moved to 31 May, which is the final teaching week of...
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An important update on our COVID-19 response:

Recently, the likelihood of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in Tasmania has increased.

That is why, today, we are moving towards online delivery of education. This is to ensure the safety of our students and staff, and to avoid the spread of this virus in the wider community.

By acting now, we can ensure the process will be as...
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An update on COVID-19:

As always, staff and student safety is our highest priority. That’s why we’re working closely with the Public Health Office and carefully following all guidelines in relation to COVID-19.

We have received advice from the Public Health Office about two people with confirmed cases who attended our campuses this week.

The first confirmed case was a woman in her 30s,...
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Nice to welcome North Melbourne AFLW player Daria Bannister to our campus! As part of our Elite Athlete Program, Daria is studying an online education degree with us.
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Congratulations to alumnus and artist Robert O'Connor, who has won the 2020 Glover Prize!

His piece 'Somewhere on the midlands' features a leg of lamb against a Tasmanian landscape. It wowed the judges, who commented on its wonderful absurdity.

O'Connor graduated from a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) in 2007.
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