School of Architecture & Design, UTAS

at 8 Invermay Rd , 7248

The School of Architecture & Design is committed to a future in which social responsibility and sustainability are key elements in architecture and design.

School of Architecture & Design, UTAS
8 Invermay Rd
Launceston , TAS 7248
Contact Phone
P: 03 6324 4488


The School of Architecture & Design at the University of Tasmania offers degree programs in Architecture, Interior Design, Furniture Design and, from 2012, Landscape Architecture. Our School is recognised as a centre for the teaching, research, design and construction of environments and artefacts that are: socially responsive and responsible, and explore the interaction between design and inhabitation at different scales; healthy, environmentally sensitive and encourage the users’ well‐being; addressing challenges of environmental changes, social and economic development, social agency and anticipatory planning and design; enriching and are enriched by new information and technology; and informed by an understanding of the changing role of design and emerging larger‐scale design questions around the relationships between the built environment, site and physical geography. Our student cohort is made up of local, interstate and international students, both recent school leavers and mature age. The University of Tasmania encourages international student enrolment in both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and around 30% of our School’s cohort is made up of international students.

WANTED: we need student mentors/volunteers for help on Open Day. It would be great to have 6 - 10 students here at Inveresk and some at the other campuses. If you would like to join in on Open Day here, Sandy Bay, Newnham or Cradle Coast campus, please email

Published on 2015-07-16 04:31:34 GMT

NEWS: Congratulations to Erin Lacey (alumni from the Interior Design Program) for your new position at Fender Katsalidis Architects in Melbourne. This firm is best known in Tasmania for designing the world famous MONA. We are very proud of our graduates and love hearing the progress of their careers.

Published on 2015-07-02 03:53:35 GMT

ATTENTION: Semester 2 is fast approaching and we need to get the School back into working order. Can you please come in and collect any work/models/feedback sheets by 12pm Thursday the 9th (this week). Anything left will be recycled.

Published on 2015-07-06 00:46:38 GMT

WANTED: a student from the NW to attend Open Day at the Cradle Coast campus. You would be required to talk to potential students about the course, uni life, the School etc. Its Sunday 30th August from 10am-3pm and you will be recognised (voucher) for your assistance on the day. Please email if you are able to attend.

Published on 2015-07-06 01:13:25 GMT

OPEN DAY: I would like to say a big thank you and well done to all the staff and students that helped make yesterdays Open Day a huge success. We had over 200 people through the building with a lot of potential students keen to start next year. It was a great fun day and the School looked fantastic!! (a lot of impressed people) A special thank you too Mary, Latha, Jacqueline, Stuart, Simon, Ceridwen, Louise, Robin and Ian for being here on a Sunday. Matt for helping make the School look wonderful. Helen and Greg for holding up the fort in Hobart. And to our very helpful student mentors Rhys, David, Rachel, Fiona, Georgina and Abdel. We couldn’t have done it without you!

Published on 2014-09-01 01:25:06 GMT

NEEDED: Helpers for Open Day, THIS Sunday, 10am - 3pm or when available. You will be provided with a free lunch and a thank you gift. Please come and see me at the front office if your available to help out.

Published on 2014-08-25 04:20:52 GMT

EVENT: Apologies for all the changes with the breakfast event tomorrow. Details are as follows: Start - 8.30am Where - The Stand When - Friday (tomorrow) Food for gold coin donation - cereal, yoghurt, fruit, Muesli bars, juice, baked goods, (gluten free options available)

Published on 2014-08-21 05:56:12 GMT

STUDENT EMAIL: students please remember to check your UTAS email account every day or 2 as its our main method of communication with you. Please ensure you delete all old emails so that your inbox does not get full, I am getting a lot of bounce back emails at the moment. Thank you

Published on 2014-08-11 01:38:01 GMT

STUDENTS: if you have not yet collected work or personal belongings from the School please do as soon as possible as we will be starting a whole school clean up this week!

Published on 2015-01-05 03:58:30 GMT

TOP FLOOR DESKS: students, we will be doing a big clean out upstairs near the end of December. Please make sure you clean out the area you were working in and take home your personal belongings. Anything left will be put in lost property or thrown out. Please also collect all work/models/feedback from within the School by the end of December. Things left behind will be recycled. We will then inform you when the space is ready to but reserved for 2015. Thank you

Published on 2014-11-21 00:18:05 GMT

ENROL NOW for INTERIOR DESIGN HONOURS! Thinking of coming back to study or know someone who might? The UTAS Bachelor of Environmental Interior Design (Honours) Degree for 2015 is focussed on the WORKPLACE - addressing issues on well being and sustainability. How do interior designers create workplaces that uplift the spirit, improve productivity and creativity and provide interiors that have a low environmental footprint? We will take you on a journey to discover how interior design can be an effective business partner, health worker and eco warrior! Contact us to find out more 03 63244488 or our Program Director for Interior Design Kirsty Máté directly on 03 63244074

Published on 2014-11-07 05:18:42 GMT

RETURNING ACCESS CARDS: if you no longer require your access card please make sure you return it to the Newnham security office. If you are returning next year, keep it. Thank you

Published on 2014-10-31 01:03:55 GMT

LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO RENT?: if you are moving to Launceston or need a place to rent, I would recommend searching on Facebook, rent in Launceston, there are about 3-4 pages that come up that you can join. People post available places for rent in Launceston which can be really handy when searching for a place.

Published on 2015-01-12 02:41:35 GMT

STUDENTS: As the year is drawing to a close its time to start thinking about packing up and tidying up ready for 2015. Graduation is on the 13th December, so please collect all your work from the 14th onwards (things that’s on display for the exhibition). The following needs to be done from now until christmas: - All bikes removed from inside (outside bike hub storage only for 2015) - Top floor desks cleared and tidied - All feedback, results, work, models to be taken (otherwise will be recycled) - Any personal belongings gone - Fridges cleared out - Anything left will be cleared out in early January If any assistance is needed please contact myself or Duncan. Kind Regards Nicole

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