University of Tasmania

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Public university located in Tasmania, Australia

About University of Tasmania

According to Wikipedia, The University of Tasmania is a public research university, primarily located in Tasmania, Australia. Founded in 1890, it is Australia's fourth oldest university. Christ College, one of the university's residential colleges, first proposed in 1840 in Lieutenant-Governor Sir John Franklin's Legislative Council, was modeled on the Oxford and Cambridge colleges, and was founded in 1846, making it the oldest tertiary institution in the country. The university is a sandstone university, a member of the international Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning.

What Is University of Tasmania Known For?

University of Tasmania is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Tasmania's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Tasmania's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Tasmania's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Earth Sciences, and Physics. Here are some of University of Tasmania's most famous alumni:

Bill Mollison
Bill Mollison
An Australian permaculturist.
John Dalgleish Donaldson
John Dalgleish Donaldson
A Father of Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark.
Michael Kölling
Michael Kölling
A German computer scientist.
Richard Flanagan
Richard Flanagan
A Writer and novelist from Tasmania, Australia.
Kate Warner
A Governor of Tasmania.
Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark
A Wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark.
Henry Reynolds
Henry Reynolds
An Australian historian.
John B. Biggs
An Australian writer and psychologist.
Marnie Hughes-Warrington
Marnie Hughes-Warrington
An Australian historian.
Peter Conrad
An Australian-born academic specialising in English literature, who taught at Christ Church at the University of Oxford.
Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed
A Maldivian diplomat.
Peter Underwood
A Governor of Tasmania.