University of Tasmania’s management of student accommodation

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Report of the Auditor-General No. 2 2019-20

University of Tasmania’s management of student accommodation

The objective of this audit was to express an opinion on the effectiveness of the University’s management of student accommodation.

The audit scope covered accommodation facilities owned by the University.

The audit examined the University’s management of student accommodation from January 2012, being the date the University Council decided to commit to the construction of new Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) facilities in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie.

The audit scope did not include:

  • accommodation that was not owned by the University, such as Homestay and private accommodation arrangements
  • University-owned student accommodation properties managed by the College of Health and Medicine
  • student accommodation provided in residential properties formerly owned by the University
  • student safety and security outside of student accommodation.

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