Jane Franklin Hall

Jane Franklin Hall in South Hobart, Tasmania, is a non-denominational residential college of the University of Tasmania. Familiarly referred to as ‘Jane’, it was founded by the Tasmanian Council of Churches in 1950 as a residential college for women before becoming co-educational in 1973. Jane is a non-denominational Christian institution unobtrusively supported by chaplains of various Christian faiths.

Although there is no direct link between them, the college is named in honour of Jane, Lady Franklin, wife of the famous but ill-fated Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin, who from 1837 to 1843 was the sixth Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land. The college seeks to embrace Lady Jane as a patron and places a high value on education and the arts.

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... The Lodge The Lodge is a large, three story home used as a private residence by the Principal ... The bottom floor contains a separate, self-contained flat used by Visiting Fellows 2011/2012 Building Project - A new construction has been proposed to join Aldridge and Horton together and provide an additional 10 bedrooms and two new bathrooms. ...

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