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Image - ABC TV interview with new UNSW Indigenous med grad tonight
UNSW medicine grad and new Indigenous doctor Khyarne Biles chats to ABC's 7:30 Report about her journey from the Rural Clinical School's pre-medicine program six years ago to graduating as a doctor next Monday. Khyarne talks about how her family and community back in Dubbo helped her during the... more
Image - Record number of Indigenous doctors graduate from UNSW
UNSW Medicine celebrated a milestone today with the graduation of six Indigenous doctors – the highest number in a single year. The graduations cement UNSW’s place as a leader in Indigenous medical education. Most of the group are the first in their families to attend university and credit UNSW’s... more
Image - Cathy scores UNSW Medicine prize
Cathy Pianca picks up UNSW Medicine's Award for Excellence in Enhancing the Student Experience 2014 at an award ceremony at Sydney campus yesterday. Cathy is an integral part of the small Griffith team and is dedicated to ensuring students get the best study and life experience possible. She is... more
Image - UNSW med grad looking for a country practice
SYDNEY life is not the answer for Dr Jodie Wheatley. She may have been raised in the city but Dr Wheatley believes a work-life balance is much easier to find in a relaxed regional environment with national parks and beaches on the doorstep. Dr Wheatley completed her medical degree at UNSW Rural... more
Image - Where are they now? Dr Damien Limberger
As head of the Rural Clinical School’s new Griffith campus, Dr Limberger is working to encourage more students to consider a career in the bush. UNSW Medicine alumnus Dr Damien Limberger has been committed to the education of rural doctors since he joined the second cohort of students to undertake... more
Image - Pre-medicine program kicks-off for Indigenous students
A cohort of Indigenous students are now at the midway point of their four week pre-medicine program, which will see some of them transition straight into UNSW's medicine program. The pre-medicine program has been likened to a very condensed version of the first few years of medicine, with students... more
Image - UNSW medical students’ healthy future
Graduating medical students from the Rural Clinical School's Port Macqaurie campus have excelled in the end of year awards. The students from the University of NSW Rural Clinical School Port Macquarie campus won two Rural Clinical School awards, drawn from four campuses, three faculty awards across... more
Image - First look at university
A group of local parents, carers and youth had their first look inside a university recently. Six parents and carers from Condobolin and two young people from Lake Cargelligo travelled to Sydney from 10 to 14 November, where they visited the University of New South Wales (UNSW), the Nura Gili... more
Image - Rural life opens medical students’ eyes
FIVE young Dubbo locals will be graduating as doctors from the University of NSW medical program next month. Rebecca Ainsworth, Khyarne Biles, Alice Halpin, Nicola Hicks and Jarrod Rawson will have completed six years of their medical degrees at UNSW’s Rural Clinical School (RCS) when they... more
Image - Indigenous UNSW med grad hopes to give back to his community
Indigenous medicine graduate, Murray Haar, is from the Wiradjuri nation in New South Wales’ Riverina region. As one of the six new Indigenous graduates from UNSW’s medical program in 2014, Murray will be doing his medical internship in Albury and hopes to work in Indigenous healthcare in the future... more