Rural Clinical School

UNSW Medicine's Rural Clinical School brings world-class medical education to rural Australia. The school has campuses across New South Wales including Albury, Coffs Harbour, Griffith, Port Macquarie and Wagga Wagga, Since our launch in 2000 we have had great success training the next generation of rural and Indigenous doctors.

Our school is fully committed to leading the rural education of medical students in Australia.

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Isabel McTigue grew up in a small town in south-western Australia, but the world is now her oyster. She is currently studying a combined Medicine/Arts degree at UNSW's Rural Clinical School, and soon she’ll be jetting off to the World Artistic Roller Skating Championships in Spain. It’s a great destination as her Arts major happens to be Spanish!

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In early September four Port Macquarie campus 6th year students took part in a Simulation Competition at the Liverpool Hospital Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre – and they snagged first prize!

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Griffith students hit the dunes of Mungo National Park, in NSW's remote south-west. They saw sheep shearing, and feasted on a traditional Aboriginal meal of kangaroo salami and condiments made from native plants. Students also learnt about Indigenous culture and life, and some of the healthcare issues facing aboriginal communities today.

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Indigenous high school students chat about their experience at UNSW's Winter School program and how it has inspired them to go on and study medicine at university. The Winter School medicine program is run by UNSW's Rural Clinical School and Nura Gili.

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Rural Clinical School student, Matt Binks, reveals the hidden charms of country life and the pros of studying medicine at Wagga's rural campus.

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