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Image - Former Coffs student talks medicine and kids
Former Coffs Rural Clinical School student, Brydie Ksiaszek, features in Amy Mills' SMH article on mothers who juggle high-powered careers and young families, and the vexed question on whether to delay having children – or to get in early before your career has really taken off. BRYDIE KSIAZEK,... more
Image - UNSW med student sets sights on Rio Olympics
From the age of seven, William McNamara could run circles around his mates – literally. More than a decade later the third year medical student, who studies at UNSW’s Rural Clinical School, is a world-class athlete who has his sights set on competing at the Rio 2016 Olympics. William took a time-... more
Image - RCS student a Camden showgirl finalist
The Camden Showgirl for 2015 will be officially unveiled at the Camden Show Ball on October 25 at the AH&I Hall. There are six girls vying for the title as well as the opportunity to represent Camden in the The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl Competition. Emily Jansen, 22, of Camden South, is... more
Image - Out of Africa: Doctor duo’s odyssey from South Africa to Wagga Wagga
By Dr Marietjie Venter, UNSW Rural Clinical School, Wagga Wagga Dr Marietjie Venter and her husband, Dr Adriaan Venter, have been to places most of us only dream of visiting – from near the border of Swaziland to Scotland’s highlands, and finally to Wagga Wagga, which they now call home. Marietjie... more
Image - Health students taste country life
By Ella Smith CALLS to destigmatise and heighten interest in a medical career in the bush were realised at the weekend. Almost 100 university health students converged on Wagga for the annual Rural Appreciation Weekend (RAW) run by the Rural Allied Health and Medical Society (RAHMS) at University... more
Image - RCS students get zen for mental health awareness
Coffs Rural Clinical School medical students celebrate Welfare Week with a zen-like yoga session and a hearty and healthy breakie. Everyone wore something blue to highlight mental health awareness, and listened to relaxing music as two student yoga-aficionados led them through some stretchy... more
Image - RCS admin staff annual meeting a roaring success
RCS staff threw themselves into fun and informative activities at the annual admin meeting early in September, in Sydney. They took part in many engaging sessions covering areas like branding, people skills and communication. Things got quite feisty during a competition to build the highest and... more
Image - RCS students hit Mungo dunes and learn about Indigenous culture
Griffith RCS 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.   Their guide, Graham, shared stories about the Indigenous people of the... more
Image - RCS students ‘take the prize’ in Sim Comp
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!  Open to all UNSW medical students, the Port Mac team consisted of William Yates, Mihir Desai, Varan... more
Image - New doctor in the Millhouse
By Liana Turner   TERRANORA’S Madison Millhouse was among 500 students in Australia to be awarded the prestigious Australian Student Prize last week.   Ms Millhouse landed the award through her outstanding achievement in the HSC last year – in which she attained an unbeatable Australian... more