The Community Friends and Networks Progamme supports UTAS students to create networks and engagement opportunities with other students and members of the broader community in Tasmania. Whether you are new to town or a Tasmanian local, you are invited to become involved with CFNP.
Image fromHi fellow students! Your Student Engagement Leaders Amir, Charlie, Erin and Rob thank you for making the weekly Lazy Sunday a success! As we near the end of exams, what would you like to do? You can send your suggestions to Community.Friendship@utas.edu.au or post via our Facebook page. We hope to hear from you soon!
Free things to do in the places you visit can really help to keep costs down, so to help you out, we’ve listed some of the free things to do in Launceston. (Launceston is perfect for travelers on a budget!
Join us for an evening of seven short films followed by supper and the opportunity to meet the Festival Director, Mr Gary Paramanathan.
"Colourfest was conceived in 2010 by Gary Paramanathan as an alternative film night. In its debut year the festival screened ten short films, selected from a national call out. The festival was held at The Red Rattler Theatre in Marrickville to a sold out crowd."
When: 7pm, Tuesday 24th September 2013
Where:Auditorium (building no. 8), Australian Maritime College, Newnham campus
Who: Everyone. Students, staff and community.
Supported by the UTAS Film Society, CFNP and Launceston Engagement & Development.
It follows the arrival of the first detainees at Tasmania’s Pontville detention centre. The story is told through the eyes of local Christian woman, and knitting club member, Mary, and Muslim Afghan Hazara asylum seeker, Mohammad, as they connect through the gift of a knitted beanie.
*Funds raised from these screenings will be used by the Rotary Club of Launceston to support the Launceston Community Garden project – a joint initiative of the Migrant Resource Centre (Nthn Tas) and the Launceston City Council.
The Junction Arts Festival (JAF) is an annual multi-arts festival featuring playful, interactive and ambitious contemporary live performance, theatre, visual and media arts, literature, music and dance.
What: Junction Arts Festival 2013 Who: Students
When: Thursday 5th September 2013 Time: depart Newnham at 3.30pm, returning at approximately 10pm (to be confirmed)
Where: Civic Square and surrounding CBD, Launceston
What do you get? Bus from Newnham and Inveresk to Civic Square, live music in the Junc Room, light dinner, choice between two live shows, bus back to Inveresk and Newnham AND the opportunity to travel and hang out with other students.
The Junction Arts Festival and Launceston at night are a wonderful combination. There is a lot to see and do at this Festival, and as you’ll be travelling in a larger group you don’t have to be by yourself! There will be lots of live music, poetry shows, food, visual art and live performances. All you will need to pay for are your drinks.
This group package has been made possible through the collaboration of:
Junction Arts Festival
UTAS Launceston Engagement & Development
UTAS Accommodation Services
To secure your ticket please make your payment at the Cashier, Student Centre, Newnham campus.
"The Launceston Mountain Bike Club (LMBC) is a non profit club established to serve the needs of Mountain Bike riders in the greater Launceston area and to further develop interest in all facets of this fast growing sport."
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