Student Information

Placements, internships and other work integrated learning activities are an essential part of many courses in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. They provide an opportunity for you to explore real-life application of the skills and knowledge developed through your course work study.

Before you go on placement, you must read the Student Placement Handbook and complete all of the necessary steps to satisfy the requirements. You might also like to keep a copy of the Handbook with you while on placement.

All students undertaking a placement in a hospital, clinic or other health or community environment are required to satisfy a number of requirements, including:

Students in some courses also have additional requirements, which must also be satisfied (see the Course-specific Prerequisites page).

Student Placement Handbook

The Student Placement Handbook contains essential information relating to your placement, including:

  • Your obligations and responsibilities when on placement
  • How your personal information will be used
  • How intellectual property will be handled
  • What mandatory documentation is required
  • Complaint handling procedures
  • Insurance and professional indemnity
  • How to access help in an emergency

You must read and ensure you understand everything in this booklet. Contact the Health Hub if you have any questions.

Student Placement Handbook
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