Launceston campuses

Launceston is a vibrant city in a picturesque region with an abundance of tasting, cultural, and outdoor experiences. Our campuses here offer hands-on learning connected to the local strengths and people that make it unique.

Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Theatre students

Study in Launceston

A new and exciting central campus is taking shape at Inveresk. Some study areas are currently transitioning here, with others continuing to be offered at our Northern learning sites elsewhere, including Newnham.

We offer a broad range of courses in Launceston from Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Business, to Sport, Health, and Sciences.

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Our updated precinct has been made possible through a partnership between the University, Local, State and Federal Governments as part of a $300 million Northern Transformation program and Launceston City Deal. The new, purpose-built buildings have been designed by architects and constructed by local firms and , with local labour and materials including Tasmanian timber prioritised.

The University is creating an exciting campus precinct at Inveresk in Launceston where education, community, business and industry can connect and collaborate.

Only a 10-minute walk into the heart of Launceston's CBD, Inveresk is an accessible and inclusive location with a student village atmosphere. Residential accommodation is located on site, along with ample food and beverage options as well as amenities like end-of-trip facilities and parenting rooms.

Get involved in our community gardening programs (enquire via email), or access the recreational and sporting spaces on site like the Esk activity space and ֱ Stadium where you can attend AFL matches. You can also experience the local arts scene inside the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG) or Annexe Theatre.

The campus precinct design has been shaped with the help of our students, staff and community, honouring Inveresk’s deep-time cultural and industrial heritage, present-day use and its connections to the nearby laykila/North Esk River and city.

No matter where you’re studying, everyone is invited to make the most of the facilities here.

Students at Inveresk Library

Offers group and quiet study spaces, computers, meeting rooms, classrooms, computers, print collections and art and cultural objects from the Riawunna collection.

Loose Goose Café operates on the ground level.

Find out more about our library

A series of outdoor spaces for learning, events, and gatherings comprising the pulingina milaythina Welcoming Space, a food and community garden, the Riawunna Garden, the Esk activity space (includes surface courts, a sprint track, bouldering wall and table tennis), a central walkway and square.

An image of the River's Edge building

Includes study spaces for students from all disciplines, teaching for Humanities, Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Law, Education, Psychology, and research degrees. There are classrooms, bookable meeting spaces, recording studios and a hub for research degree students.

Counselling, and the Safe and Fair Community Unit (SaFCU) consulting rooms, are located inside along with accessibility and learning support, the Riawunna Centre for Aboriginal Education and Riawunna Garden outside the building, Peter Underwood Centre for Educational Attainment and representation from the University’s Research, Academic and Vice-Chancellor Divisions.

Stone building, Inveresk campus

The existing E.G Stone building is the headquarters for the University’s professional services staff.

Stage 1 of the building’s refurbishment is now complete with Stage 2 expected to be finished in 2025.

Workshop and Levee Studio, Inveresk campus

The existing Architecture and Design building at Inveresk has become a new creative hub with purpose-built studios for architecture and design, creative arts and media and information communication technology.

The Shed - external, Inveresk

Due for completion in 2024, and occupation from 2025, The Shed will accommodate students and staff from some of the University’s health disciplines and science disciplines.

It will feature nursing simulation and research labs, gathering spaces, a café and host health-related education programs and initiatives for the community.

Construction works

Services and facilities

In addition to purpose-built teaching and learning facilities, our campuses have a range of on-site amenities and resources.

All ֱ campuses are now fully smoke free.


Launceston offers a vibrant blend of culture, nature, and industry. The University offers a range of convenient and comfortable accommodation options. You can stay in the heart of the city, or right on campus.

Get involved in Student Living, and join a vibrant community living near or on-campus where you'll make friends and share the best lifestyle and uni experience.

Learn more about our accommodation options

Maps showing the locations of our on-campus amenities can be found in the Maps of Launceston campuses section below. Amenities include:

  • Safety and security
  • Wayfinding
    • Information signs and maps.
    • Buildings with building names and purposes.
    • Learning hubs.
  • Getting around
    • Bike racks, bike hubs, bike repair stations, and electric bike charging stations. Find out more about bicycle parking.
    • Bus stops.
      • Find out more about public transport at .
    • Car parking and parking voucher machines. Find out more about car parking.
    • Metro provides a regular inter-campus bus service between Newnham and Inveresk that’s free for students and staff presenting their ֱ ID card, so it’s easy to enjoy both learning sites during your higher education journey.
  • Toilets
    • Toilets (all gender is standard at Inveresk) and showers.
  • Other facilities
    • LGBTQIA+ space at Inveresk located inside The Workshop (Room 122)
    • Water refill stations
  • Loose Goose Street Food – Inveresk Library, Inveresk campus
    Loose Goose offers a regularly changing menu of internationally-inspired street food, coffee and an extensive range of freshly made grab-and-go sandwiches, toasties, rolls and salads.
    GF | DF | Ve | V options
    Open: 7:30am - 3:00pm weekdays  (semester times).
  • Loose Goose Street FoodQueen Elizabeth Walk, Newnham campus
    Loose Goose offers a regularly changing menu of internationally-inspired street food, coffee and an extensive range of freshly made grab-and-go sandwiches, toasties, rolls and salads.
    GF | DF | Ve | V options
    Open: 7:00am - 7:00pm everyday  (semester times).
  • If you’re a parent studying or a staff member working at the uni, we’ve ensured that childcare doesn’t have to be an issue. Our partnership with ensures that your kids will be entertained and nurtured for in a convenient and modern location on our Newnham campus.

    Which means you can focus on getting the most out of your studies, safe in the knowledge your children are getting the best possible care.

    This facility can experience periods of high demand, so bookings are essential and waiting lists often apply.

    Phone: +61 3 6324 3731
  • Uni Hair Salon offers very affordable haircuts, colours and styling for men and women.

    Phone: +61 3 6324 3710

You are welcome to feed your child wherever you feel comfortable on campus. In addition, facilities are available for staff and students who need a private space to breastfeed/express milk.

Find out more about the facilities, including what is available in the rooms, opening times, and a guide on children on campus, go to Parenting facilities.

Room locations

NewnhamParenting/First Aid Room (AC1), Norfolk Hall, AMC (please ask for the key at the AMC reception desk)
InvereskAvailable in the Library (Room 204) and River’s Edge (Room 224), open to the public


  • The Inveresk quiet reflection space/prayer room is located inside the River's Edge building (Room  225)


  • The Launceston Muslim prayer rooms are in D Block on the ground floor of the Newnham campus. These are open to the whole Muslim community and are accessible at any time via access codes. For information and access, contact Campus Security on +61 3 6226 7600.

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Further information about Campus Services

Campus maps

Maps include building names and purposes; automated external defibrillators (AED); emergency points; bicycle facilities, electric car charging, car parking and parking voucher machines; bus stops; showers; water refill stations and community gardens. Maps are updated on a regular basis as our campuses transform.

Launceston campus addresses Launceston post boxes

Inveresk campus map

Inveresk campus
2 Invermay Road
Launceston TAS 7248

Newnham campus map

Newnham campus
Newnham Drive
Newnham TAS 7250

Launceston campuses news and stories

Cultural and community spirit alive at Inveresk

Campus transformation focus

Tales of the past, present, and future have been shared at the opening celebration of the University’s new River’s Edge building at Inveresk.

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