University of Tasmania International Pathway College

Powered by UP Education, the University of Tasmania International Pathway College provides a range of bridging programs for you to successfully study your chosen degree at the University of Tasmania.

Our whole island is your campus

The University of Tasmania is one of the most unique study destinations in the world, and one that is rising fast in international rankings.

UP Education partners with the university to deliver a range of bridging programs to enable international students to pathway from their home country into an undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

University of Tasmania International Pathway College is where these programs are delivered and is based at the Sandy Bay Campus in Hobart, Tasmania.

Pathways to university

University is for everyone, and we all take different paths to get there. We’re here to help you adjust to life as a student and make the most of your learning experience. Our Pathway Programs give you the skills and confidence to pursue a university qualification.

We are excited to welcome you in 2024

Top 2%

of universities worldwide 1


in climate action globally 2

5 Star

graduate salary rating and above-average rating for graduate employabiity3


in the field of Oceanography in Australia and #13 in the world 4

8 subjects Top 100

in the world and in Top 10 in Australia 4

1Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2024;
2Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2023;
3The Good Universities Guide 2022;
4Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2022

The following 10 subjects achieved top 100 global rankings (national rankings appear in brackets): Oceanography: 8 (1); Mining and Mineral Engineering: 25 (7); Marine / Ocean Engineering: 27 (3); Ecology: 51-75 (9); Agricultural Sciences: 51-75 (7); Earth Sciences: 76-100 (9); Atmospheric Sciences: 76-100 (3); Remote Sensing: 76-100 (6)

Whether you’re Tassie born and bred, or you’re joining us from interstate or overseas, we know that when you become part of our University community, you’re on your way to something amazing. 

Tasmania offers a living experience unlike any other. Here, you can go from the world’s wildest art festivals to world heritage wilderness – all within a day. 

Enrol now, for the support and encouragement to prepare for your future study in Australia

Student Stories

Muhammad Abdullah

I am all the way from Pakistan here studying at the University of Tasmania Sandy Bay campus. I am undertaking International First Year Diploma – Science at UTAS International Pathway College.

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Pritha Shrestha

My name is Pritha Shrestha. My nationality is Nepalese. I am studying at the University of Tasmania. I am currently enrolled in International First Year Diploma – Science (ICT) in the first semester.

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Connor Nguyen

The Foundation Studies Program was really helpful in familiarising myself with the ways of Australian education system and academic culture. My lecturers were really involved and supportive, giving advice both in and out of the academic syllabus.

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