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17 September 2021

Why do people choose rural medicine?

A career in rural medicine offers opportunities and experiences not available within urban areas. Students who choose to study within rural communities gain exposure to a wider variety of cases and clinical experiences.

16 September 2021

Why study a Master of Exercise Physiology?

Want to make a real difference in people's lives? Read on to learn more about why Exercise Physiology is one of the most immediate and important practices in healthcare, and how you can become an accredited EP in just 1.5 years.

25 August 2021

5 things you need to know about the Susan Wakil Health Building

You may have heard about the Susan Wakil Health Building (SWHB) but what's all the fuss about? Here are five key things you should know about the facilities and spaces available to students in the new building.

10 August 2021

Poor oral health in Australia: the unrecognised barrier to overall health

Join our panel of health experts on 26 August as they discuss how the lack of affordable oral health care increases the burden of disease in Australia, and what it will take to change this trend.
04 August 2021

The Lancet Series on Heat and Health

On 24 August, the Lancet Series on Heat and Health was presented by the authors, and an expert panel reflected on the implications of the Series for public health practice and public policy. Watch a recording below.
02 July 2021

OT grad combines business and passion to start online platform

We chatted to Jordan about his passion for occupational therapy, his pathway to entrepreneurship, and how he aims to change the way support workers connect with those living with a disability through his new platform, Hireup.
22 June 2021

Why study clinical epidemiology?

Clinical epidemiology is the science behind good clinical research and evidence-based clinical decision making. Our program, targeted at healthcare professionals and clinical researchers, is designed and delivered by leading clinical epidemiologists with clinical backgrounds who have extensive experience in doing clinical research.
28 May 2021

The importance of relaxation therapy

Hippocrates routinely advocated rest and understood the importance of relaxation for mental and physical health. Now 2,500 years later stress-related, chronic conditions are common and the need for relaxation increases.
21 May 2021

The orphans of the COVID-19 response

COVID-19 amplified many inequalities within our society and one which will be felt for some time is its impact on the oral health of Australians.

19 May 2021

Survey of pharmacists on medicinal cannabis

With the imminent arrival of over-the-counter cannabidiol (CBD) products, pharmacists will become the new gatekeepers of patient access to certain types of medicinal cannabis products.