Accommodation Services

International students - under 18 accommodation

Under-18 students wishing to study at the University of Tasmania can be accommodated at Springvale Hostel in Hobart or in Homestay accommodation in Launceston. If you are planning to study in Launceston, please refer to the Homestay webpage for general information.

Springvale Hostel, situated in the Hobart suburb of New Town, is the University of Tasmania’s approved accommodation facility for Under-18 International Students.  Springvale has been accommodating Under-18 International Students studying at the University of Tasmania since 2008. International Students come from all regions of Asia, and as far as way as Brazil, Italy, and Iraq. The cosmopolitan nature of the hostel is great for all the residents and many lasting friendships are formed.  

Springvale Hostel also provides top quality accommodation and pastoral care for students from country Tasmania and overseas who attend school, college and University in Hobart.

Accommodation is spread across three buildings and consists of 45 high-quality single rooms, 10 twin-share rooms and 5 large dormitories.  The Hostel has a movie room and some games’ rooms available to students as well as spacious grounds. Students living at Springvale can also make use

All rooms have the following:

  •  Electric heating
  • Generous wardrobe and storage space
  • Built-in study desk
  • LAN connection with unlimited internet access
  • Fully carpeted
  • The rooms are light and airy with ample space for residents

The Springvale Hostel will run a shuttle bus to UTAS once in the morning, and will return to the hostel in the afternoon.

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Positions are limited at Springvale Hostel and cannot be guaranteed. Students are advised to apply early to avoid disappointment.