At high school Dr Lauren Cone was told she should be a locksmith apprentice, as she didn't have the right stuff to study medicine. The RCS Wagga grad certainly proved them wrong, as she is now clinical dean @ the University of Newcastle.
Indigenous student Riley Bennett was told by his high school careers advisor that he'd be a baker, but now he's studying medicine @UNSW. The Port Macquarie local talks about how his grandma (a traditional healer) and studying @ Winter School inspired him to pursue a career in medicine in this Fairfax video.
Rural med students tell us why studying and living in Port Macquarie is so great. In a UNSW-first, you will be able to do all 6 years of your med degree in a regional centre @ Port Macquarie's new state-of-the-art campus in 2017. Apply to study @ Port Macquarie now!
RCS acknowledges the Bedegal (Kensington ), Wiradjuri (Wagga Wagga, Albury and Griffith), Birpai (Port Macquarie) and Gumbaynggirr (Coffs Harbour ) people who are the traditional custodians of the lands where our campuses are located. We would also like to pay our respects to the Elders of these nations, both past and present.