WHY STUDY IN HOBART?
Location: A small island located off the South Coast of Australia
Attractions: Hobart is internationally famous among the yachting community as the finish of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race; The city has also long been home to a thriving classical, jazz, folk, punk, hip-hop, electro, metal and rock music scene
Climate: Hobart has a mild temperate oceanic climate
Hobart began as the base for Great Southern Ocean and Antarctica exploration as well as a being a major fishing port. It is famous internationally for the Sydney to Hobart, Ocean Sailing race which is recognised as one of the most exciting a challenging races of its kind. For international students considering study abroad Hobart offers a slower pace of life that that of some of the bigger Australian cities, this has benefits for students and can mean it is easier to get results as the environment is conducive to study. Also, it’s not surprising that Hobart was recognised recently by Lonely Planet for its food, arts and scenery, placing at number 7 for their “Best in Travel 2013″ publication. The University of Tasmania (UTAS) is consistently rated in the top ten Universities in Australia and maintains a large population of international students studying abroad in Hobart.